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Botanical Art: A Continuing Tradition

September 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Botanical Art: A Continuing Tradition
Public lecture with Artist Deb Shaw

Thursday September 24th 5:00pm PST • Zoom

Botanical artists have captured the likeness of plants as far back as records exist—ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian representational botanical art has been found dating back 4,000 years. Explore the western tradition of botanical art and illustration from historical to contemporary times through captivating images and tales of inspiration and adventure. Join Artist Deborah Shaw over Zoom for a riveting virtual public lecture followed by a Q&A session. This event is free but space is limited–RSVP to learn more and reserve a spot.

Deborah Shaw has a degree in fine art and has also studied botany and native California flora. She is principal of dbShaw Studios, an award-winning design firm, and her artwork has been displayed around the world. She is an active member of many professional organizations, including the American Society of Botanical Artists, the Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California, and the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators.



September 24, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm