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Monday, October 19, 2009
The Margaret Flockton Award Committee has announced the the Margaret Flockton Award details for 2010 and invites you to visit the Botanic Gardens Trust webpage for further details.
The Margaret Flockton Award is annually sponsored by the Maple-Brown family and the Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, who aim to promote the appreciation and understanding of contemporary scientific botanical illustration. 2010 will the seventh year the award has run and it strengthens in quality and popularity every year.
Entries are to be submitted by close of business, Friday 5th Feb 2010. We invite you all to submit one or two original scientific botanical illustrations for next years’ prizes: 1st prize - AU$5000, 2nd prize - AU$2000, plus three Highly Commended awards are presented. This is not an acquisitive prize and all artworks that are unsold are returned following the exhibition closure.
Sandra Burrows became the 6th illustrator to receive the award in 2009 and will now be invited to exhibit examples of her current work with the previous five recipients in the 2010 exhibition.
For all enquiries please email directly to The Margaret Flockton Award Committee by clicking here.