Following in the Bartrams' Footsteps

Contemporary Botanical Artists Explore the Bartrams' Legacy
A Traveling Exhibition
  • Franklinia alatamaha
    Franklinia Watercolor © Karen Kluglein

Atlanta Opening:

Opens at Cherokee Garden Library at the Atlanta History Center March 19th with a lecture by Joel Fry, Curator of Bartram's Garden in Philadelphia at 7PM followed by an opening reception.  Individual tickets to the lecture are $25.  Reservations required.  Purchase online at AtlantaHistoryCenter.com/Bartram.

This exhibition features 44 artworks of plants grown, sold, and introduced by John and William Bartram, centered upon their native US plant introductions.

Atlanta Magazine pairs botanical artworks from the exhibition with spring fashions.  Take a Look!

Bartram Trail Conference announces the exhibition in their newsletter; The TravellerRead More

More about William Bartram.

List of Plants

 

Venues

Bartram’s Garden Gallery
54th Street and Lindbergh Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
April 26 - May 24, 2013

South Florida Museum
201 10th Street West
Bradenton, FL
September 19 - December 30, 2013
Extended thru January 17, 2014!

Cherokee Garden Library/Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA
March 19 - June 17, 2014

North Carolina Botanical Garden
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
August 30 - November 2, 2014

University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA
December 2014 - February 2015

 

Jurors

Allen Crawford
Co-Owner, Plankton Art Company

Joel Fry
Curator, Bartram's Garden

Wendy Hollender
Botanical Artist

Ellen Petersen
Board Member, Bartram's Garden
and former ASBA President

Congratulations to these artists whose work is included in the exhibition.  

Click on an artist's name to read the "Story Behind the Art"

 

William AlbertiHibiscus
Bobbi AngellShooting Star
Karen ColemanAcorns
Wendy  CortesiSassafras and Spicebush Swallowtail
Susan  CurnutteSwitchgrass
Estelle  deRidderFuller's Teasel
Carrie  DiCostanzoCockscomb
Beverly  DuncanBartram's Seeds
 Bartram's Seedlings #2
Margaret  FarrLove-in-a-Mist
Ingrid  FinnanEastern Redbud branch
Maria Cecilia FreemanCherokee Rose
Lara Call GastingerCollected Mosses
Joan Lavigueur GeyerLyre-leaved Sage
Carole  GorinSpanish Moss on Laurel Oak Branch
Carol E. HamiltonYellow Pond Lily
Gillian  HarrisTrilliums
Rose Marie JamesMorning Glory
Ku-mie  KimIndian Woodoats
Heeyoung  KimGreen Dragon in Fall
Barbara  KlaasSmooth sumac
Karen  KlugleinBartram's Franklinia
Jee-yeon  KooSpotted Beebalm
Kay  KopperPitch Pine
Dianne  McElwainAmerican Lotus
Rhonda  NassFoxglove
Derek  NormanThe Complete Life Cycle of the Wild Leek
 Perfoliate bellwort
Sharron  O'NeilAmerican Mountain Ash
George  OlsonPrairie Dock
Dick  Rauh12 pine cones
 Franklinia capsules
Betsy  Rogers-KnoxForest Floor
 Cucumber vine
Maryann  RoperBeautyberry Bush
Lizzie  SandersSpiderwort
Judith  SimonIndian Pink
Judy  ThomasPaw Paw
Louisa Rawle TineSilky Dogwood
Melissa  TobererHibiscus
Jeannetta vanRaalteTurk's Cap Lily
Catherine  WattersAmerican Persimmon
Carol  WoodinLarge Purple-fringed orchid
  
  

Image: (C) Wendy Cortesi

 

 

Groups interested in scheduling tours, lectures or special programming please contact the Exhibitions Director at exhibitions@asba-art.org.