botanical studies

The botanical illustrations of Anne Hayes

Science & Environment

Anne Hayes has completed several assignments on botanical themes for Australian Geographic. And like any AG commission, each one has been founded on accuracy attained through detailed and thorough research and observation. This is a selection of Anne’s work.

Gallery: The longest running botanical magazine

History & Culture

Curtis’s Botanical Magazine began publication in 1787 and intended to familiarise its readers with plants from all over the Empire, which it presented as floral paintings by noted artists who, previously had only been accessible by an affluent audience. Its publication saw their work accessible by a wider audience with a growing interest in exotic species. A Celebration of Australian Flowers – Curtis’s Botanical Magazine is running at the Redbox Gallery until 30 November 2017 Mrs Macquaries Rd. The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

ANZANG 2015 Botanical shortlist

Science & Environment

The ANZANG 2015 Botanical photography competition asked for photographs of flora. These could be habitat or portrait shots. This shortlist is testament to the gorgeous array of landscapes and plant life that surrounds us.