• FOUR ASBA Members Accepted in ASBA 25th International Exhibition

    Recently, FOUR of the our members heard of their acceptance into the ASBA 25th International Exhibition in New York for this coming fall! The four artists are:   – Crystal Driedger:  Heirloom beans (coloured pencil) – Kim Spink:  Nasturtiums (coloured pencil) – Sengmany Phommachakr:  Passion fruit (watercolour) – Margaret Best:  Red oak (watercolour)   This is also the first time in a juried ASBA exhibitions for Crystal and Kim.  We suspect it is also a record year for Canadian artist content in this international juried exhibition. CONGRATULATIONS to Crystal, Kim, Sengmany and Margaret!! BAGSA is beyond proud!

  • NEW for 2021 Membership – TWO Complementary Mini-Workshops!

    Memberships are due on January 31, 2021. Fees are 25.00$.  Payments can be made by e-transfer or cheque.  Memberships can also be  purchased anytime during the year.  Please contact the BAGSA admin by clicking here. 2021 Membership includes: NEW!  TWO MINI-SESSIONS with two artist teachers (Artist and Dates to be announced); Open studio times (Zoom and/or in Studio when COVID-19 restrictions will allow); Kensington Art Supplies and Inglewood honours your 10% discount simply by stating that you are a member; Access to other workshops; Christmas gathering; Information on upcoming exhibitions; Field trips and Garden Visits (when COVID-19 restrictions will allow).

  • BAGSA 2022 Exhibition – TREES!!!

    Don’t let COVID-19 stop you, and dig out your pencils and/or brushes and start sketching, drawing, painting with our 2022 BAGSA local exhibition in mind.  As announced in the latest zoom meetings, the theme of the exhibition will be TREES.  This exhibition is in conjunction with the Worldwide Day of Botanical Art. More details to come…  

  • Celebrating Silver with the American Society of Botanical Artists

    The American Society of Artists (ASBA) is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year. To commemorate this important landmark a full colour catalogue is to be printed. ALL ASBA members in good standing are invited to submit a painting. This is non–juried and not an exhibition.   Note that the submission deadline is June 10, 2019.   We encourage all our BAGSA /ASBA members to participate. This is an incredible opportunity to have your work in a widely admired catalogue!   Click here for more details on theme, submission deadline, eligibility… from the ASBA website.

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