Hunt Institute for
Carnegie Mellon University
Sept. 27 – Dec. 19, 2013
Every three years the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation presents an exhibition of botanical art celebrating the work of contemporary botanical artists. This year forty-one artists from ten countries will take part in this international series that began in 1964 with the hope of supporting and encouraging contemporary artists worldwide. Participating in the 14th International Exhibition are:
Christine Battle, England; Phansakdi Chakkaphak, Thailand; Li-Jun Chen, China; Gaynor Dickeson, England; Ria van Elk-van Altena, Netherlands; Dianne Emery, Australia; Mayumi Ezure, Japan; Laura Fantini, United States; Lara Call Gastinger, United States; Ellen Gaube, United States; Janice Glimn-Lacy, United States; Cherie Ann Gossett, United States; Asuka Hishiki, Japan; Annie Hughes, Australia; Carolyn Jenkins, England; Barbara Klaas, United States; Esther Klahne, United States; David Kopitzke, United States; Joo-Young Lee, South Korea; Kyung-Min Lee, South Korea; Charlotte Linder, England; Roberta Mattioli, Italy; Carrie Megan, United States; Kayoko Miyazawa, Japan; Masako Mori, Japan; Julie Nettleton, Australia; Mary Anne O’Malley, United States; Tomoko Otomo, Japan; Beth Phillip, England; Lesley Randall, United States; Abigail Rorer, United States; Susan Rubin, United States; Gael Sellwood, England; Deborah B. Shaw, United States; Janet Snyman, South Africa; Min-Jeung Son, South Korea; Sun Yingbao, China; Charlotte Staub Thomas, United States; Denise Walser-Kolar, United States; Eric Wert, United States; and Margaret Wilson, United States.
A full-color, illustrated catalogue with biographical data, portraits of the artists and reproductions of the artworks will be available for purchase. Collectively, the 14 International catalogues include 1,129 artists and are the most comprehensive record available of contemporary botanical artists and illustrators. Most of the previous International catalogues are available for purchase at the Institute.
The exhibition will be on display on the 5th floor of the Hunt Library building at Carnegie Mellon University and will be open to the public free of charge.
Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 AM – Noon and 1–5 PM; Sunday, 1–4 PM (except November 24 and November 28 – December 1, 2013). The library will also be open on Saturday September 28, 2013 (1-4 PM) during Carnegie Mellon University’s Céilidh Weekend festivities. Hours subject to change, please call or email before your visit to confirm the library will be open.
About the Hunt Institute
The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, a research division of Carnegie Mellon University, specializes in the history of botany and all aspects of plant science and serves the international scientific community through research and documentation.