Please see Iceni News Gallery for pictures of our recent activities and Workshops gallery for some examples of work produced.
Free Tutored Workshops Now completed.
With HLF “Breaking New Ground” funding Iceni Botanical Artists are delighted to have offered free tutored workshops to the general public on four Saturdays a year for three years at Santon Downham Village Hall with just a £5 booking fee to register. Along with guest speakers there was an opportunity to draw and paint in watercolour using supplied art materials and fresh plants. The topics varied from painting Breckland wild flowers and insects, pine tree landscapes and fungi. The best works can be seen on www.breakingnewground/gallery.org.uk
IBA's Project name was
"Creatively interpreting the Brecks"
Contact: Brandon Country Park - 01842 815465
Link to Brandon Country Park :
Twitter: @The Brecks BNG
Exhibitions in 2016
Success at the RHS" - IBA were awarded a Silver-Gilt Medal last week at the RHS London Botanical Art Show for their display of 23 paintings from their Breckland Wild Flower Collection. Congratulations also go to member Sarah Howard who was awarded a Gold Medal for her "Horn of Africa Aloes.
At the recent exhibition at Wymondham Sandie Hawkins won the Award for Botanical Excellence with her painting of "Yucca" and Shirley Hayes won the Nurseryman's Award for her painting of "Field Buttercups and Grasses" and also the peoples favourite painting prize for her painting of fungi.