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Calls for Entries

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Botanica 2019: The Art and Science of Plants
Co-sponsored by BASNCR and the Brookside Gardens School of Botanical Art & Illustration (BGSBAI)
Applications are accepted from students and instructors of BGSBAI, and members of BASNCR.
Exhibit Dates: June 22 - July 19, 2019
Installation is from 8:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 22; and take-down is from 9:00-9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 20.
The opening reception will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 23.
Location: Brookside Gardens Visitor Center, Wheaton, Maryland
Art Submission Deadline: April 26, 2019.
Submission Form
There is no fee to apply. Applicants may submit up to four paintings and four items for bin work. Entries will be reviewed by a committee and applicants will be notified by Friday, May 24.
Please email images corresponding to the entries above, to Jason.Gedeik@montgomeryparks.org. Please name files using this format: last name, entry number, and plant name; for example: Smith1Magnolia, Smith2Tulip, etc.

Questions? Contact Jason Gedeik, Jason.Gedeik@montgomeryparks.org, (301) 962-1470.


Ancarrow’s List: Native Plants by the River’s Edge
Sponsored by the Plants of the James River Project
Open to members of BASNCR, Central Virginia Botanical Artists (CVABA), and North Carolina Botanical Artists’ Circle (NCBAC).
Exhibit Dates: October 1–31, 2019 (first venue)
Location: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, Virginia
Intention to Submit (non-binding): was due March 1, 2019
Art Submission Deadline: July 1, 2019
Species List
Call for Entries & Entry Form
Framing suggestions: American Frame "Basics" and a sample frame

For more information on Newton Ancarrow and his botanical documentation, we encourage you to visit:


Questions? Contact Judy Thomas, jmthomasbotart@gmail.com, (804) 569-1473.


All in a Garden Green
Sponsored by BASNCR
Exhibit Dates: August 26 – October 28, 2019
Location: Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria, Virginia
(Call for entries is forthcoming.)




Entry Submission


Submission to a BASNCR juried exhibit typically involves an entry form, digital image(s), a bio, and an artist's statement.

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