Appearing at …

Myall Park Botanic Garden Ltd is involved in various events throughout the year, ranging from hosting workshops at the Myall Park Botanic Garden to presentations at industry conferences and stalls at popular garden shows.

Please see below for upcoming events in the Garden and elsewhere:

Botanical EXHIBITION 2016

‘OFFSHOOTS’

July 20th to 5th October, 2016

The Gallery 07 4665 6705 or email : myallparkbotanic@bigpond.com

Julie McEnerny, Scene 3: The Adoration, 2011. Acrylic and graphite on canvas, 610 x 455 x 20 mm. Courtesy of the artist.

Julie McEnerny, Cocos nucifera, 2013. Watercolour pencil on paper, 954 x 715 mm.Courtesy of the artist.

Offshoots: A Florilegium from Cairns Botanical Gardens is a vibrant exhibition of contemporary botanical illustration by Cairns artist Julie McEnerny.

Offshoots:Is a selection of botanical illustrations by Julie McEnerny with a special focus on plants of ecological or cultural significance. The making of the offshoots collection is a five year story about a working relationship between the artist, the curator and the Cairns Botanical Gardens. McEnerny employs both contemporary and traditional botanical illustration techniques.

Offshoots:Is a travelling exhibition developed by Tanks Arts Centre in partnership with Cairns Botanic Gardens, toured by Museums & Galleries Queensland. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Ministry for the Arts’ Visions of Australia program

Offshoots: Is a collaborative partnership between Julie McEnerny, Tanks Arts Centre and Cairns Botanic Gardens, with the tour being managed by Museums & Galleries Queensland. The project is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts

Paintings drawings prints and mixed media were created over five years between 2009 and 2013 by the artist. She interpreted a collection of plants and developed her artistic practice through the residencies. The artist trained at the Julian Ashton School of Art in Sydney during the 1980s. When she moved to Cairns she co-owned a design studio, the Chalk Art Shop until 2008. She now works from her Cairns studio, exhibiting regularly and tutoring in botanical drawing with the Queensland Flying Arts Touring Program.


PREVIOUSLY

June 25 2016 Mapleton community Library – sale of goods

APRIL 2015

EXHIBITION: BIRDS,BUGS AND BOTANICA  by Nita C Lester at

The Maroochy Bushland Botanical Garden.

DATES: April 3 – 19, 2015

ADDRESS: Palm Creek Road,Tanawha. Qld

exhibition poster nita c lester jpeg

exhibition online @  http://www.nitaclarelester.com

nita c lester with botanical drawing of a waratah

above:nita c lester with botanical drawing of a waratah

nita c lester exhibition april 2015

above: exhibition

nita c lester exhibition 1 april 2015

above: exhibition


September 2014 Society for Growing Australian Plants Flower Show, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong, Brisbane.

barks and mt cootha 023

If you are interested in Myall Park Botanic Garden Ltd becoming involved in your local community, specialty show or industry event, please contact the Garden Office

October 11- 12  2014 Society for Growing Australian Plants Native Flower Show and Native Plants Market, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Auditorium, Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong, Brisbane.

2014 past appearances include:

1 June 2014 Mapleton Community Library Book Sale and Market 8am to 1pm  www.mapletoncommunitylibrary.com

4 June 2014 Sunshine Coast Garden Club

25 May 2014 Gardens for Wildlife Queensland launch

Gardens for Wildlife Left: Mr Rodney Kerr, Dr Nita C Lester, Mr Eric Anderson

Gardens for Wildlife Left: Mr Rodney Kerr, Dr Nita C Lester, Mr Eric Anderson

9 May 2014 Buderim Garden Club

Buderim presentation

Buderim presentation

3 March 2014 Nambour Garden Club

Queensland Garden History presentation

Queensland Garden History presentation

Aspley Garden Club presentation

Aspley Garden Club presentation