The Margaret Flockton Award is annually sponsored by the Maple-Brown family and the Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens, 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.
It is named after the first illustrator of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, Margaret Flockton.
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 - $5000, 2nd prize - $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.
The 2009 exhibition was very successful with over 1400 people viewing the exhibition which contained 39 works produced by 27 artists from all around the world.
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