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Upcoming Spring Exhibition: The Flat File 2021

Check out www.sfnbotanicalart.com this Spring for SFN’s first Flat File exhibition. Artists often begin a work of art then put it aside, storing it in their flat file cabinet, designed to store works on paper, hence “flat” file. I am … Continue reading

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A New Work Full of Hope by Elizabeth Enders

Elizabeth Enders spontaneously captured the simplicity of the Rhododendron’s upright leaf structure pointing to the warmth of the air still lingering late into the Fall season of 2020.  She notes the leathery leaf texture with watercolor and includes the bud, a … Continue reading

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Just In: Carol Woodin’s Arrowood Farms Hops

Carol shares this story behind the painting, “I lived next door to a property that turned into a farm and brewery over the course of several years.  The first thing to happen was the planting of hops in an open, … Continue reading

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Treasures from the Studio, Holiday Selling Exhibition: Nov. 15-Dec. 31, 2020

The artist studio is a workplace where ideas come to life.  These botanical artists use the  studio as a place for story telling through the medium of graphite and watercolor on paper and vellum. In Beverly Duncan’s Ashfield Composition, The … Continue reading

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Kelly Leahy Radding’s Ode to Dürer

A Piece of North Woods, 2013, by Kelly Leahy Radding is a highly  accomplished contemporary botanical painting depicting a stumbled upon habitat of the Great North Woods region of New Hampshire.  Radding shares her experience here, “It was a beautiful … Continue reading

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Farewell to Lizzie Sanders

Representing Lizzie’s exceptional botanical art since 2003, I recognized the importance of her work and the need for the world to experience it.  She blended the historical significance of botanical documentation with a contemporary aesthetic.  Sander’s was universally alone in … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Enders 2020

   

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Happy New Year! 2020

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Jean Emmons Watercolor of Sorbus gonggashanica

In the world of contemporary botanical portraiture, Jean’s in-depth understanding of color and its application mesmerizes the eye and excites the mind. The artist’s intentional cropping and placement of the specimen with the negative space below was carefully choreographed for … Continue reading

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Milkweed: Inherent Beauty

Elizabeth Enders has captured a vision of the Milkweed through careful observation of an original specimen and an immediacy of painting style.  Her approach to extracting the plant’s form with a few powerfully painted lines, carries the full weight of … Continue reading

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