Mission & Vision


ASBA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting public awareness of contemporary botanical art, to honoring its traditions and to furthering its development.


The vision of the ASBA is
  •  to recognize and encourage the highest standards of botanical art created by its members;

  • to create an awareness of botanical art as a living art form with exhibitions in major museums around the globe;

  • to acknowledge the power of botanical art to communicate the importance of plants to our world whether through conservation, science, horticulture or agriculture;

  • to pass this art form and its techniques on to the next generation of botanical artists; and

  • to expand the vision of botanical art while honoring its rich tradition and history.

  • Brassica oleraceaKaleWatercolor© Lara Call Gastinger