Event Date

July 12 - September 12, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Program

Art at BRIT

Program Information

Free to the public.

Point of Contact

Erin Starr White

Community Education Manager

Join us in the Madeline R. Samples Exhibit Hall at BRIT as we take a deeper dive into the work of six present day botanical artists. From the classical botanical art of Melanie Campbell-Carter and Samantha Peters; to the contemporary style of Jennifer Gillen and Denis Benjamin; and from the vibrant, dramatic floral paintings of the nationally celebrated and award winning Soon Warren, to the unique art of Roberta Smith using pressed and dried flowers, each artist explores the beauty of the plant kingdom in their unique style, creating an awareness of the importance that plants plays in our lives

Meet the artists at the opening reception on Friday, July 12th, 5.30 pm - 7.30 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Can't make it on the 12th? Then join us for Fall Gallery Night on September 7th.

Image by Jennifer Gillen.

About Art at BRIT

Art at BRIT offers two distinctive art viewing spaces: the elegant Madeline R. Samples Exhibit Hall and the smaller, more intimate Upper Atrium Collections Gallery. The Samples Exhibit Hall showcases botanical art and artwork dealing with topics such as ecology, plants, sustainability, conservation, and the natural world – we highlight work by local and national artists, both well-known and emerging. The Upper Atrium Collections Gallery features a rotation of botanical and nature-based prints from our Library collection, including The Arader Natural History Collection of Art. We honor and celebrate the traditional roots of botanical art, while also expanding and redefining the field for the 21st century.