Reception for Tradescant’s Orchard exhibition – June 13 in London, England

Checkout Katherine Tyrell's article about the Tradescant's Orchard exhibition at The Garden Museum. She includes a video of all the paintings.

The Tradescants' Orchard is a contemporary exhibition comprising watercolours by fifty eminent botanical artists is to be staged alongside a display of ‘The Tradescants' Orchard’, a seventeenth-century volume of sixty-six watercolours depicting fruit varieties that John Tradescant and his son might have grown in their market garden at Lambeth.

Katherine Tyrell

The exhibition opened in May and will remain on display until sometime in September. These BAEE members have paintings in the exhibition: Karen Ringstrand, Mary Page Hickey, Eileen Malone-Brown, Margaret Farr, Barbara Jaynes, and Bonnie Driggers.

Collage of modern artists depiction of Tradescents' fuit.
Paintings in the exhibition include the pineapple by Lesley Ann Sandback, Norton Grapes by Margaret Farr, Pears by Pearl Bostock, Peaches by Karen Ringstrand, Pear by Mary Page Hickey, and Damson by Penny Price.
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Bonnie is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA). She is a member of the Botanical Artists of the National Capital Region (BASNCR), Immediate Past President of the Botanical Artists for Education & the Environment (BAEE), and Editor of the BAEE book American Botanical Paintings: Native Plants of the Mid Atlantic.

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