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by Paula Blair Dabbs, Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Gingko biloba Magyar credit Judith Towers

Gingko biloba ‘Magyar’ by botanical illustration certificate holder & garden volunteer Judith Towers

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is more than flowers – much more. If you are planning to visit this spring, be sure to stop into the Ginter Gallery II in the Education and Library Complex for the Joint Invitational Exhibit: Recent Work by Instructors and Students. This year’s exhibit features the work of students, graduates, and instructors in the botanical illustration certificate program and ‘Art in the Garden’ series. The selection and treatment of the subject matter is as varied as nature itself. Media include traditional botanical illustration and other media, including fiber, mixed media, and more.

pomegranate by lorraine brevig

Pomegranate by student Lorraine Brevig

The 2014 show runs through April 20, Easter Sunday. Whether the weather is warm and sunny or still has a bit of winter, there’s always something interesting to see in the garden.

Do you have an interest in learning botanical illustration or painting? Check out the summer course guide publishing April 2 in Style Weekly, classes and registration will be updated on our website in the coming weeks.

For a full listing of the Garden’s art classes, please visit our website.

Japanese Blood Grass by Hazel Buys

Japanese Blood Grass by instructor Hazel Buys

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