A Brief History of Botanical Art with Presentation of Painting Process

with Olivia Braida

December 13 2017 · 12:00pm  – 1:00pm


These monthly lectures are held October through May. Participants are invited to join us in Michael’s on the Bay (unless otherwise noted) to enjoy presentations on topics such as field work, ecosystems and exhibitions. Lectures are complimentary with admission (free to members), unless otherwise noted.

Botanical art is the oldest art form dating back nearly 40,000 years. Join Academy of Botanical Art Founder and Master Botanical Artist Olivia Braida for a brief look at botanical art through the ages. Ms. Braida’s talk will be followed by a ten minute film demonstrating her painting process from sketches to watercolor painting.

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