Upcoming Art Workshops, Shows, & Lectures
Wonder what Linda's workshops are like? See Janelle's collection of photos on FLICKER.
See the attached PDF for a list of supplies used in Linda's Botanical Art Workshops, or a three
page list of references with comments.
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Workshops have been held and here
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Lectures, workshops, and shows are listed below chronologically.
Most workshops require early registration and fill on a first-come,
first-served basis. email Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org
for additional information.
2017 Workshops, Talks, Field Trips, and Shows
(updated with new events)
Saturday & Sunday, April 29th & 30th. Workshop: Sketch Your Way to Better Botany. Learn how to (or improve your ability to) sketch plants in pencil or pen for field notes or journals, while at the same time, increase your botanical vocabulary. Separate sessions on A. Roots, stems, leaves; B. Flowers; C. Inflorescences; D. Fruits and seeds. Workshop is designed so that you may work in the classroom OR in the garden during independent drawing time. Great for artists or gardeners that want to increase their knowledge and appreciation of plants and flowers. Santa Barbara Botanical Garden. Santa Barbara, California. Registration required. $225 for members of SBBG; $260 for nonmembers. Recommended text: A Botanist's Vocabulary.
May through September: Lopez Island Farmer's Market. Lopez Island, Washington.
& Thursday, May 4th: "A Yankee Botanists Search for Native New Zealand Bush" Central Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. This botanical travelog begins on the North Island of New Zealand, and extends to the southernmost tip of the South Island, with samplings of many different habitats and species of the New Zealand flora. Linda's particular interest is the ferns, and New Zealand doesn't disappoint: from delicate filmy ferns through magnificent tree ferns. Linda compares the New Zealand flora to that of our own west coast and discusses the native vegetation versus non-native, as well as other aspects of this delightful country. Seattle, Center for Urban Horticulture. All are welcome.
May 13th - June 9th. Show of art, "When Flora Speaks: Inspired by Nature". Featuring Sally Anaya, weaver of exquisite baskets and other objects, and Linda Ann Vorobik, with her botanical art and handpainted silks and wall hangings. Chimera
Gallery, Lopez Island, Washington. Opening reception May 13th, 5-7 pm; all are welcome.
May 18th, 19th, 20th, & 21st. Workshop: Sketch Your Way to Better Botany. Learn how to (or improve your ability to) sketch plants in pencil or pen for field notes or journals, while at the same time, increase your botanical vocabulary. Separate sessions on A. Roots, stems, leaves; B. Flowers; C. Inflorescences; D. Fruits and seeds. Workshop includes time for sketching in the field at beautiful Siskiyou sites, as well as classroom time. Great for artists or gardeners that want to increase their knowledge and appreciation of plants and flowers. Siskiyou Field Institute. Selma, Oregon. Recommended text: A Botanist's Vocabulary.
Friday & Saturday, June 23rd & 24th. Workshop: Intermediate Plant ID: Graminoids. This comparative overview of identification characteristics used in the families Cyperaceae, Poaceae, and Juncaceae is designed to help participants key plants using the first published volume of the Oregon Flora (!) and other floras. Mornings are spent in the classroom with a morning slide lecture followed by keying specimens and provide a base for afternoons in the field. Some experience with botanical nomenclature and keying is highly recommended. Siskiyou Field Institute. Selma, Oregon.
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday, June 26th, 27th & 28th. Workshop: Intermediate Plant ID: Penstemon; Asteraceae. This comparative overview of identification characteristics used in the families Asteraceae is designed to help participants key plants using The Jepson Manual and other floras. AND to keep things pretty, we will work on Penstemon species too! [Time permitting, we may work on other difficult families or genera if requested.] Some experience with botanical nomenclature and keying is highly recommended. Siskiyou Field Institute. Selma, Oregon.October.
September, Labor Day Weekend: Lopez
Island Studio Tour. Get to Lopez, find a Studio Tour map
at one of the many stores in the village, and have a grand time visiting
around the island. This is one of the most popular events on the island. Lopez Island, Washington.
& Friday, September 8th: Lecture and show of art. Lopez Library, Lopez Island, Washington. Show runs through October 20th.
To be confirmed: October botanical art workshops at SKEA. Captain Cook, The Big Island of Hawaii.
November. Annual Lopez Island Preschool Bazaar. Lopez Island, Washington.
& November. Talk to Orcas Island Garden Club. Eastsound, Orcas Island, Washington.
December. Port Stanley Schoolhouse Annual Art Fair. Lopez Island, Washington.
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