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.


It is the vision of ASBA that:

Awareness of botanical art as a living art form will be created.

The rich tradition and history of botanical art will be honored.

The view of botanical art will be expanded.

The highest standards of botanical art created by its members will be recognized and encouraged.

Botanical art will be exhibited in major museums around the globe.

The power of botanical art to communicate the importance of plants to our world whether through conservation, science, horticulture, or agriculture will be acknowledged.

The art form and its techniques will be passed on to the next generation of botanical artists.

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