Drawn From Nature book launch at National Gallery, Ireland
Delighted to announce the launch of a compelling new book! ‘Drawn From Nature – The Flowering of Irish Botanical Art‘, authored by Patricia Butler, offers a captivating exploration of the world of botanical artistry.
Unveiled on Wednesday, October 25th at the esteemed National Gallery of Ireland, this masterpiece features an impressive collection of 220 breathtaking botanical artworks spanning centuries. It beautifully showcases the remarkable contributions of Irish artists in this exquisite realm.
With a heartfelt Foreword by the esteemed Dr Shirley Sherwood, OBE, the book stands as a testament to the rich heritage and artistic finesse that Ireland has brought to the world of botanical art.
The Society of Botanical Artists, one of the sponsors of this incredible project, was represented by our very own President, Shevaun Doherty, and the talented SBA Fellow Deborah Lambkin. Their awe-inspiring artworks are among the treasures that grace the pages of this stunning publication.
Drawn From Nature is more than just a book; it’s a celebration of Ireland’s natural beauty and the artists who have dedicated their skills to preserving it.
If you’re a nature enthusiast, an art lover, or simply seeking inspiration, I highly recommend you get your hands on this exceptional work of art. It’s a journey into the heart of Irish flora and a testament to the power of botanical art.