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.

Monday, February 27, 2017

The Snow Pack is a Bit Thin in Rocky Mountain National Park

Call for Entries, United States Botanical Garden native plant show. Beginning April 1 and continuing through September 22, entries will be accepted for the upcoming 2018 ASBA juried exhibition of artworks of native plants in collaboration with the US Botanic Garden. American artists will provide works devoted to the indigenous plants of the US. Your RARE and RARE II originals are eligible for this exhibit to be staged in Washington, DC.

For details, use this link: https://www.asba-art.org/exhibitions/botanical-art-worldwide

Similar exhibitions will be held in numerous other countries; hundreds of artists around the world will depict plants indigenous to their home countries. A Worldwide Day of Botanical Art will be held on May 18, 2018, with events held for 24 hours, following the sun.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Happy Birthday, Susan B. Anthony! Thanks to you, women got the vote, 97 years ago.

Cannabis Forum Reminder. The deadline for entry into the exhibit Cannabis: A Visual Perspective is June 16, 2017. In order to bring you information that may help you with your illustrations, we have scheduled a forum to discuss and learn about the Cannabis plant and answer any questions you have regarding the exhibit, access to plants, diversity etc. Please join us as we have several speakers lined up to answer your questions. We gather:
Saturday, February 18, 2016 -- 1 – 3 pm

Boulder Main Library – 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, CO (Flagstaff Room)