Friday, 3 February 2017

2017 Botanical Art Drawing Courses at SANBI Pretoria with Gillian Condy

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Diospyros whyteana from Flowering Plants of Africa (SANBI publication)

The South African National Biodiversity Institute will run a number of three day botanical art drawing courses at the National Herbarium in Pretoria.

Dates:                    Thursday 23rd March – Saturday 25th March
                              Thursday 27th April – Saturday 29th April (27th is a public holiday)
                              Thursday 2nd November – Saturday 4th November
Venue:                    The National Herbarium Lecture Hall, Pretoria Botanical Gardens,
                              2 Cussonia Avenue, Brummaria, Pretoria.
Cost:                      R750.00 
Times:                   1st day, 9.30 for 10.00 until 16.00
                              2nd and 3rd days 9.00 – 16.00

Presenter: The courses will be presented by Gillian Condy, the resident botanical artist at the National Herbarium. She has held this position for over 30 years and is an experienced teacher. Gillian is one of the founders of the Botanical Artists Association of southern Africa, BAASA, and is an active freelance artist, having participated in over 180 group exhibitions worldwide. Her work is represented in some major corporate collections, including the Highgrove Florilegium, the Hunt Institute in Pittsburg, the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Sydney Botanic Gardens Florilegium, the Shirley Sherwood Collection and Brenthurst Library. She has illustrated a number of books and designed 18 sets of stamps for Botswana and South Africa.

For further information and bookings, please call Gillian Condy on 012 843 5052 or
E-mail,  Fax. 086 555 9460.
A list of art materials will be supplied on reservation of a place.