2021 Margaret Flockton Award Exhibition
We were very pleased to announce that last year, we had not one but two special guests, to announce our five winning works and declare the exhibition open. Denise Ora, Chief Executive, Botanic Gardens Greater Sydney was joined by everyone’s favourite gardening guru, Costa Georgiadis, ABC Gardening Australia to host for a special Facebook LIVE event. To view the celebrations, watch the video above.
Exhibition dates: Monday June 7 - Thursday June 24, 2021.
Where: The Calyx, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney 2000
When: 10 - 4pm Everyday (NB. closing 1pm on Tues June 8)
Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org | Ph: 02 9231 8111
The Margaret Flockton Award commemorates the contribution Margaret Flockton made to Australian scientific botanical illustration. The Maple-Brown Family and the Foundation & Friends of the Botanic Gardens sponsor this annual, international award for excellence in scientific botanical illustration.
Every year, illustrators from around the world submit scientifically accurate drawings that accompany the published taxonomic description of a plant, clearly highlighting all of the distinctive features of the species. Original taxonomic illustrations are highly detailed black and white drawings primarily undertaken in pen and ink, pencil or digitally rendered