• On view 16 June – 9 July 2023. Tickets available to book now: saatchigallery.com/tickets
The RHS has unveiled its medal-winning entries as it opens the 2023 RHS Botanical Art and Photography Show at the Saatchi Gallery in London. Artists and photographers have been awarded RHS Gold, Silver-Gilt, Silver, and Bronze medals, as well as a series of special awards including ‘Best Botanical Art Exhibit’ and ‘Judge’s Special Award’.
Entries for the show have gone through a meticulous pre-selection process, where the scientific accuracy, technical skill and aesthetic appeal of the work have been reviewed by an expert judging panel.
Award-winning works this year include:
Best Botanical Art Exhibit
Nina Mayesfor the exhibit: Macrophytes in the Emergent Zone of Britain’s Fresh Waters
Best Botanical Artwork
Eunike Nugroho for the artwork: Hoya latifolia G.Don / Bold under (Sun) Stress
Judges’ Special Award
Hiroko Kita for the exhibit: Japanese Cultivated Evergreen Azalea and Their Parental Species
Best Portfolio Photography Exhibit
Irene Stupples for the exhibit: Faded Iris
The RHS Botanical Art & Photography Show is supported by Riverstone Living. Entry is free for RHS and Saatchi Gallery members.
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DATES AND OPENING HOURS
Open to the public: 16 June – 9 July 2023
Opening Hours: 10am – 6pm, Monday – Sunday (last admission 5.30pm)
Saatchi Lates: Dates to be announced
Saatchi Gallery & RHS Members Go Free. Standard Tickets £7; Concessions* £5; Children Under 6*, Free; Children Aged 6-16 years, £6; Family ticket £17. *T&Cs Apply. Tickets available to book now: saatchigallery.com/ticket
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The RHS Botanical Art 2023 judging panel secretary is Charlotte Brooks, Art Curator at RHS Lindley Library and the RHS Photographic Competition judging panel secretary Claire Allnutt.
SCHOOL VISITS & COMMUNITY GROUPS
With the generous support of our Gallery patrons, for each major exhibition there are opportunities to engage with creative projects and workshops whether that be in-gallery, virtually, in the classroom or at home. For more information visit saatchigallery.com/learning and to book your group contact firstname.lastname@example.org | +44(0)20 7811 3087
ABOUT THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY (RHS)
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) was founded in 1804 and is the UK’s largest gardening charity.
The RHS vision is to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place via its inspirational gardens and shows, science research and advisory, extensive library collections and far-reaching education and community programmes. With over 600,000 members the RHS also shares its horticultural knowledge and expertise with millions of people every year through its website and publications.
In 2021, the RHS launched its Sustainability Strategy, committing to be net positive for nature and people by 2030. The supporting RHS Planet-Friendly Gardening Campaign will continue to harness the power of the UK’s 30 million gardeners to help tackle the climate and biodiversity crisis.
We are solely funded by our members, visitors and supporters.
For more information visit www.rhs.org.uk
RHS Registered Charity No. 222879/SC038262
ABOUT SAATCHI GALLERY
Since 1985, Saatchi Gallery has provided an innovative platform for contemporary art. Exhibitions have presented works by largely unseen young artists, or by international artists whose work has been rarely or never exhibited in the UK. This approach has made the Gallery one of the most recognised names in contemporary art. Since moving to its current 70,000 square feet space in the Duke of York’s Headquarters in Chelsea, London, the Gallery has welcomed over 10 million visitors. The Gallery hosts over 5,000 schools visits annually and has over 6 million followers on social media. In 2019 Saatchi Gallery became a charity, beginning a new chapter in its history. For more information visit www.saatchigallery.com
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4RY
Saatchi Gallery Registered Charity No. 1182328
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