Call for Exhibits: 2012 Margaret Flockton Award

This is the final call for entries for the Margaret Flockton Award 2012. Some entries have already been received and there are only a few weeks left until entry deadline.

The Margaret Flockton Award commemorates the contribution Margaret Flockton made to Australian scientific botanical illustration.

The Friends of the Botanic Gardens, as a major fundraising organization and supporter of the Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, is pleased to sponsor the Margaret Flockton Award for Botanical Illustration. Through its members, the Friends is committed to funding projects that embellish and enrich the four estates of the Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust. In supporting this Award, the Friends helps the Trust and its staff to continue to pursue excellence in all that they do.

Illustrators are invited to submit one or two original scientific botanical illustrations in black and white by close of business Monday 6th Feb 2012.

Prize money- 1st prize - $AUD5000, 2nd prize - $AUD2000, plus three Highly Commended awards will be presented upon the opening of the exhibition on Friday 30th March 2012.

For complete information to submit works in 2012 and to view 2011 winning works, please visit

General background to the Margaret Flockton Award

We always welcome new and talented illustrators

For all inquiries please email [email protected] directly.

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