Call For Exhibits: 2011 Margaret Flockton Award

The Award Committee of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney has announced details for the upcoming 2011 Margaret Flockton Award and Exhibition.

Illustrators are invited to submit one or two original scientific botanical illustrations in black and white by close of business Friday 4th Feb 2011. Prize money:1st prize—$5000 AUD, 2nd prize—$2000 AUD, plus three Highly Commended awards will be presented upon the opening of the exhibition on Thursday 31 March 2011.

This unique Award is now in its eighth year. In 2010 the exhibition was very well received with over 1900 people viewing the 39 works produced by 24 artists from all around the world. Past winners of the Award also exhibited current work within the exhibition.

For complete information for 2011 and to view 2010 winning works, please visit Botanic Gardens Trust

The Margaret Flockton Award for Scientific Botanical Illustration is annually sponsored by the Maple-Brown family and the Friends of the Botanic Gardens, who aim to promote the appreciation and understanding of contemporary scientific botanical illustration. The Award and Exhibition are named after the first illustrator of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, Margaret Flockton.

For more information about Margaret Flockton please visit our Biography page and for a more general background visit the Margaret Flockton Award page.

For all enquiries please email [email protected]

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