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Our Changing Climate Exhibition: No Plants - No Planet


In November this year COP26 ( United Nations - Climate Change Conference ) in Glasgow Scotland, will bring together the nations of the world for one of the most important international meetings for the future of our planet. Inspired by COP26 the Association of British Botanical Artists is excited to announce that their major exhibition for 2021, ReflectionS which will focus on the crucial role that plants play in the health of our planet. The title of the exhibition has been chosen because we would like artists to Reflect on the subject and composition they have submitted that best represents the exhibition aims and to Reflect on the words that would describe their visual imagery. COP26 has six major themes and the theme that is relevant to this exhibition is: “ Nature - to safeguard and restore natural habitats and ecosystems to preserve the planet’s biodiversity “ The Association will bring together a digital collection of our members botanical art that will reflect the pivotal role that plants play in preserving the planet's biodiversity.


Just Announced

We have been in discussion with the world famous Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and we are very happy to confirm that a juried selection of the submitted artwork to RefectionS will be displayed on a large screen in the gallery in parallel with their upcoming Autumn exhibition.

The Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Autumn exhibition will focus on the work of the award-winning artist Zadok Ben-David.

16th October, 2021 to 27th March, 2022


In addition to this exciting event all our members submitted artwork will be simultaneously exhibited in the ABBA Online Gallery to an international audience so if you cannot make it to the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, you can see all the entries to ReflectionS online in the comfort of your own home.

If you would like to submit some of your work to RefelectionS then visit our exhibition page that has all the details but to have your work exhibited you need to be a member of the Association of British Botanical Artists. We would love you to join with our international members to make this a memorable exhibition.

If you would like more information then come join us for a live information session on July the 9th and July 16th.

Use the links below for more information including the exhibition criteria and the live Zoom Information Sessions.


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