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Fourth Annual Online Auction

Special Preview Begins March 20, 2018
Auction Goes Live March 26 – April 27
Bidding for Good Auction Site (
See a wonderful selection of botanical art by our members for sale at auction!
(Artwork shown: Quince study by Heidi Venamore - Original Watercolor and Graphite © 2018 for sale in auction)


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Botanical Art Worldwide


linking people with plants through botanical art

Artwork shown © Joan McGann


Out of the Woods

The Third New York Botanical Garden Triennial. An exhibition of depictions of trees found in botanical gardens and arboreta throughout the US and around the world.  Runs November 18, 2017 through April 22, 2018.

Artwork shown: © Ingrid Finnan, Northern Red Oak, Oil on paper

Call for Entries

21st Annual International

Wave Hill Flower Garden, courtesy Wave Hill

Wave Hill, a spectacular public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, will be ASBA’s partner in producing and hosting the Annual International in 2018 and 2020. 

CALL FOR ENTRIES is open through March 30, 2018.


A Brief History of Botanical Art

Read Jutta Buck's "Brief History of Botanical Art" - a series of 16 informative articles originally published in The Botanical Artist,  rewritten and posted here along with new illustrations.

(Cucurbit, Cocombre de Turquie from Fuchs New Kreuterbuch, Michael Isingrin, Basel 1543, woodcut)



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2016 Annual Activities Report

Learn about ASBA's 2015/2016 initiatives and strategic plan.

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