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New exhibition – Alison Jones – Iceni Botanical Artists

Alison Jones, who is also a member of Iceni Botanical Artists (IBA), will be exhibiting original paintings of ‘The Wild Flowers of the Brecklands‘ at The Apex, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, from 4th – 30th April 2017.

Forty five paintings are featured in the IBA exhibition. The original paintings are not for sale, but copies of ‘Breckland Wild Flowers, Heaths and Grasslands‘ are for sale.

alison-jones-military-orchid-botanical-painting
Military Orchid by Alison Jones

Iceni Botanical Artists (IBA) The Wild Flowers of the Brecklands
4th – 30th April 2017
The Apex
Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 3FD

Today at ARTWORKS 2015: Alison Jones – Botanical art, watercolour techniques

Meet the Artist: daily presentations at ARTWORKS 2015

Today at ARTWORKS: Sunday 27 September 2015: Alison Jones – Botanical painting, from dry brush to washes in watercolour. Learn more about the skills and techniques in botanical art, watercolour painting and illustration from the award-winning artist Alison Jones.

Alison Jones, P. Tongariro 'Jackdaw'

Alison Jones, P. Tongariro ‘Jackdaw’

Alison Jones will be in the demonstration area in the ARTWORKS exhibition today, Sunday 27 September 2015, from 10am – 4pm. This drop-in event is free and runs throughout the day, no pre-booking required. Visit the exhibition and learn more about watercolour painting!

Alison Jones received tuition from Jenny Jowett and Clare Dalby, who are both leading botanical artists. In 1995 the book ‘Fuchsias: The Complete Guide’, written by Edwin J. Goulding, was illustrated by Alison with forty line drawings and twelve colour plates.

Awarded the Grenfell Silver-gilt medal by the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) in 2000, 2008, 2013. Alison Jones is also a member of Iceni Botanical Artists (I.B.A.)

ARTWORKS 2015 – 16th Annual Exhibition
5 – 27 September 2015
Blackthorpe Barn
Rougham
Bury St Edmunds
IP30 9HZ

The Artworks exhibition is open daily, 10am to 5pm, admission is free, ample parking, wheelchair accessible. Free exhibition catalogue.

We also have the ARTWORKS shop for visitors to browse: handmade prints, small paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and metalwork, large range of greetings cards and artist postcards. There is also a café selling light refreshments.

Artists in ARTWORKS: Alison Jones: to capture the true character and beauty of the plant…

Artists in the ARTWORKS exhibition 2015: Alison Jones

Magnolia

Magnolia

The technique of using watercolours with a ‘dry’ brush was integrated with the other media to produce the full range of botanical subjects. This not only allowed me to describe the plant accurately but to capture the true character and beauty of the plant…

Artworks 16th Annual Exhibition
Saturday 5 – Sunday 27 September 2015
Open daily 10am – 5pm

Blackthorpe Barn
Rougham Estate
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP30 9HZ

The Artworks exhibition is open daily, 10am to 5pm, admission is free, ample parking, wheelchair accessible. Free exhibition catalogue.

We also have the ARTWORKS shop for visitors to browse: original handmade prints, small paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and metalwork, large range of greetings cards and artist postcards. There is also a café selling light refreshments.