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Wednesday, July 17, 2024 - Friday, July 26, 2024
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Details

This course will be offered virtually via Zoom. A Zoom link will be shared with all students at least one day prior to the course beginning. Access to a recording of each class session will be shared with students within two days after each class session has occurred. All recordings will be available for 30 days after the course has concluded.

Supplies: Click here to view the recommended supplies for this course. Please note that the Garden is not providing any materials for this course. Students are responsible for supplying their own materials.

GES: BI, 5, elective*

*This class provides 5 hours of elective credit toward the Botanical Illustration Certificate Program. Students who are not enrolled in the certificate program may also register for this course.

This course takes place virtually over 4 evenings from 6 – 8:30 pm:

  • Wednesday, July 17
  • Friday, July 19
  • Wednesday, July 24
  • Friday, July 26


Patricia SavageNorth Carolina artist Patricia Savage’s botanical paintings are featured in Today’s Botanical Artists. The Pastel Journals’ 6th Annual Pastel 100 Competition awarded Patricia with Best in Wildlife and Honorable Mention in Wildlife. She served as Artist-in-Residence for Shoals Marine Laboratory, Denali National Park and joined Smith College and PBS on their “Harriman Alaska Expedition Retraced” project in 2001. Her work has appeared in The Best in Wildlife Art 1 and 2, US Art, Wildlife Art, and Wildlife in North Carolina. She has exhibited at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, the Bell Museum of Natural History, the National Geographic Society and the U. S. Botanic Gardens. She is a Signature member of the Pastel Society of America, the International Society of Scratchboard Artists, and the Society of Animal Artists. She currently teaches for the NC Botanical Garden’s Botanical Art and Illustration Certificate Program in Chapel Hill and the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh. You can find her at Psavageart.com. 

Banner image credits: Patricia Savage