My painting was accepted!

I was so chuffed to pick the painting up and see that little blue dot on it, showing that it had been accepted for the exhibition, “The Art of Botanical Illustration, 2014”. Big hugs to everyone who wrote messages of support, or even just thought them. I think they made the difference!

So now my painting of the plant Cullen pallidum is at the framers, being dressed in all its finery!

So, if you are in Melbourne or happen to be passing through, make sure you get to the exhibition. If you are a fan of botanical art, you will be in seventh heaven, because the standard of works is always very high.

Twelfth Biennial Exhibition of Botanical Art

Presented by The Friends of the Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne

When:  25 October to 9 November 2014 
week days 10 am – 4 pm weekends 10 am – 6 pm (9 Nov 10 am – 4 pm)
Where: Domain House Gallery, Dallas Brooks Drive, Melbourne 3004

Cost:    Gold Coin donation

Now I can focus on getting ready for my next adventure…..



14 Comments Add yours

  1. Denise says:

    Anne this has been quite the project and your work is just wonderful. It will be a great addition to the Exhibition of Botanical Art. A few years ago you told me your work was not good enough for the exhibition. Well congratulations you have made it!


    1. anne54 says:

      Aww, thank you Denise. And thanks for reminding me about my comment. It tells me that art, like everything else, is about doing it regularly. (Probably why I was never very good at languages!) Having the time now is just wonderful.


  2. Hurrah! I do so wish I could visit the exhibition and see your finished painting and all the others.


  3. Congrats….it looks wonderful


  4. Helen Lawson says:

    Congratulations Anne xxx


  5. EllaDee says:

    Congratulations, that is a huge accomplishment, I doubt I’ll get to Melbourne while the exhibition is on but I’m sure the many people who pass through the doors will get great value for their gold and time spent 🙂


  6. Congratulations! I’m happy for you Anne and can’t wait to see your work framed. Well deserved and what a tremendous honor.


  7. acflory says:

    Of course it was accepted! Go you. 😀


  8. Denise R says:

    Fantastic news Anne!! Congratulations. You work so hard with beautiful results. Very best wishes 🙂 🙂


  9. Kit Dunsmore says:

    Congrats! Biotanical Illustration is a challenging art form, but you do it beautifully. Getting accepted to a show is fantastic. Go, you!


  10. Congratulations! That is wonderful…as is your work! 😀


  11. anne54 says:

    I am so buoyed by everyone’s comments! Thank you to each of you, ❤ , for your positives and support.


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