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Small Works Exhibition of Botanical Art

Submitted by on October 15, 2012 – 8:05 amNo Comment

It’s not too late to head on over to the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois (map), for “Chicago’s Top 12: Small Works Exhibition of Botanical Art”.

The exhibition continues through October 19, 2012. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Chicago’s Top 12 is an exhibition of small works by members of the American Society of Botanical Artists. The exhibition features works by attendees at an annual conference held at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Many leading botanical artists from around the world are showcasing artwork with a maximum framed size of 12-inches square.

(Image is “Raspberries (Rubus idaeus)” by Denise Walser-Kolar, courtesy of the Chicago Botanic Garden. It is watercolor on vellum, 5-inches by 7-inches)

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