From Art Critic and writer Katherine Tyrrell’s “Making a Mark”
Prizewinners at the Society of Botanical Artist's Annual Exhibition 2014

Society of Botanical Art - 2014 Awards

The Joyce Cuming Presentation Award A legacy from Joyce Cuming – a sterling silver Almoner’s plate.
The winner receives a certificate.

Winner - Sue Wickison BA (Hons) SBA GM CBM 2010 for Arisarum Proboscideum


Arisarum Proboscideum (Mouse Plant)
from Wellington Botanic Gardens, New Zealand (watercolour)

I thought it looked familiar. I'd previously seen it at the exhibition by the two Sues at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, London, UK 12 Oct 2013 - 05 Jan 2014. See my blog post - 'Black and White in Colour' at Kew Gardens where you can also read more about Sue Wickison and her botanical artwork and also see examples of studies and colour mixing samples.

Sue Wickison also won this award in 2011. For those wanting to follow artists who are currently setting benchmarks can I recommend you follow Sue's website and her production of large format contemporary botanical art. When I say "go big", I mean this big! (Those who I have said this to will recognise the comment).

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