by Deb Shaw

The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) has issued a “Call for Entries” for botanical art, in preparation for their CNPS 2012 Conservation Conference: Conserving and Restoring the Roots of California’s Richness. The conference will take place January 12 – 14, 2012 at the Town and Country Resort and Conference Center, San Diego, CA.


Artists are invited to enter botanically accurate, original artwork in any two-dimensional medium that depict plants indigenous to California (no introduced plants, please!).

Entry form specifics:
Please go to the Art Contest page on the CNPS website to download the (one and two page) PDFs for the:

  • CNPS 2012 Conservation Conference Flyer
  • Official Call for Entries
  • Botanical Art Exhibition Prospectus
  • Botanical Art Contest Entry Form

Click on the “Exhibit Opportunities” under the “Categories” section to read the original article that was posted in BAGSC News. Happy painting!