American Botanical Artists


This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American Botanical Artists." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to the articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the date of publication in Resource Library.

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As of 12/22/11 TFAO Digital Library contained


From other websites:

American Society of Botanical Artists Accessed 4/14

A Decade of Paintings, 2000-2010: Selected Works by Michael M. Strueber, an exhibit held January 28 - June 11, 2011 at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art. Includes exbibit brochure. Accessed April, 2015.

Gathering Light: The Art of Stephen Hannock, an exhibit featuring artists depicting images of trees, held March 31 - July 8, 2012 at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center. Includes curator's essay. Accessed May, 2014

James Prosek: Un-Natural History, October 21, 2011 - January 27, 2012 from Bellarmine Museum of Art. Accessed 4/14

"The language of flowers and other floral symbolism used by Winslow Homer," from Magazine Antiques Nov, 1999 by Judith Walsh [Link expired as of 11/22/11 audit. Source may contain this content via a revised URL. We are saving this citation for your reference]

Natural Selections, an exhibit held at the Addison Gallery, Phillips Academy September 7, 2013 - March 16, 2014. Accessed 4/14

A potential source of Resource Library articles and essays is the North Carolina Arboretum, located in Asheville, North Carolina. The Arboretum features rotating exhibitions at the Baker Exhibit Center, many featuring botanical artists. Accessed May, 2015.


(above: Baker Exhibit Center, North Carolina Arboretum, May, 2015. Photo © John Hazeltine)


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