Mission Statement

The Rocky Mountain Society of Botanical Artists is an open and diverse group of artists, collectors and admirers who share a love for the practice and perpetuation of botanical art and illustration with a fond focus on plants in the Rocky Mountain Region.
We encourage and participate in educational outreach, juried and non-juried exhibits, lectures, workshops and regular chapter meetings. The RMSBA is proud to be the very first chapter affiliation of the international organization, the American Society of Botanical Artists.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Floods Devastate Colorado's Front Range

Since Thursday, 12 September 2013, at least 8 lives have been lost in massive, unprecedented flooding in our state. Close to 200 persons are still unaccounted for, and cities across the front range are deeply involved in caring for their citizens as they attempt to recover their lives, homes and livelihoods.

St. Vrain outside of Lyons, CO

Aerial view near Milliken, CO

Colorado Springs resident helping out

Beleaguered Manitou Springs residents take the brunt of flooding from the Waldo Canyon burn site, this time with a backup of drains

The early summer brought fires along the Front Range, once again leaving people lost and homeless. Subsequent rain and flooding in fire ravaged areas brought further grief to these folks.

Our hearts go out to our members, their families and loved ones, and all the people affected by the raging whims of nature this year. Please know that each member of the RMSBA sends those affected many thoughts for a speedy recovery, a return to sweet normal life, and all the help you need.

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