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    • 19 Jun 2019
    • 01 Nov 2019


    “Inspired by Nature”


    The 12th Annual Exhibition

    of the Great River Chapter of Botanical Artists

    December 6, 2019– January 12, 2020

    The Phipps Center for the Arts, Galleries 2 & 3

    109 Locust St, Hudson, WI 54016

    (715) 386-2305


    Call for Entries!

    All GRC artists are invited to enter

    the 12th Annual “Inspired by Nature” Exhibition! 

    This year's Annual exhibit is being held in Galleries 2 & 3 of the Phipps Center for the Arts facing the beautiful St. Croix River in historic Hudson, WI. 

    The Second Annual Awards will be presented for Best of Show, First time entry, and People’s Choice.

    All entry materials are available on the GRC website under the "Exhibits" tab.

    *NEW*

    Publicity entries due by August 31st! 

    If you would like your entry to be considered by the Phipps Center for the Arts for Publicity , please submit by August 31.

    The Phipps may use early entries on Exhibit Postcards, Banners and Hudson Publications.


    All entries to the GRC Exhibit are due by November 1st, 2019.


    • Admission and Parking is Always free at the  Phipps Center for the Arts! Spacious Parking Lot is facing the building along the scenic St Croix river.
    • The Phipps Center for the Arts is an easy commute from the Twin Cities; conveniently located a few blocks from I-94 in Historic Hudson, WI
    • Questions? Email Elizabeth Franklin, Exhibit Chair at twinoaks50@aol.com. (Please put "GRC Exhibit" in the subject line.)
    • Please Volunteer!  Join the fun of doing intake, hanging the exhibit, helping with the reception or take-down; plus fellowship with other artists. Email Elizabeth Franklin at twinoaks50@aol.com (Please put "GRC Volunteer" in the subject line.)



    • 22 Aug 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • 25 Aug 2019
    • 2:00 PM

    This residential retreat is attended by a mix of botanical artists and amateur naturalists sharing a wide variety of interests. Some attend to learn, others for fellowship and sharing. All are teachers, all are learners!

    Please click the link below to explore the wonderful schedule, retreat cost and details, and how to reserve your space. Email today to request the registration and waiver:

    2019 Prairie Perspectives announcement and FAQ.pdf

    • 16 Nov 2019
    • 11:30 AM
    • Edina Country Club, 5100 Wooddale Avenue, Edina, MN 55424

    GRC Annual Meeting

    November 16, 2019

    11:30 am

    We will have our silent auction and urge you to begin thinking about contributions for this fund raising event. This time of year we spend time outside and may find beautiful examples of nature to share. If you are vacationing keep your eyes open for treasures! Books and art supplies are always welcome. 

    Remember to bring cash or check for the auction as well as the cash bar

    An email will be sent closer to the event with food choices

    Edina Country Club

       






Past events

09 Aug 2019 Monthly Studio Day
13 Jul 2019 A Special Garden Tour for GRC Members! Hosta and Flower Gardens
12 Jul 2019 Monthly Studio Day
14 Jun 2019 Monthly Studio Day
29 May 2019 25th Silver Anniversary of the ASBA
10 May 2019 Monthly Studio Day
12 Apr 2019 Monthly Studio Day
08 Mar 2019 Monthly Studio Day
08 Feb 2019 Monthly Studio Day
11 Jan 2019 Monthly Studio Day
14 Dec 2018 Monthly Studio Day
08 Dec 2018 Great River Chapter Annual Meeting
09 Nov 2018 Monthly Studio Day
26 Oct 2018 Exhibit: Inspired by Nature
14 Sep 2018 Monthly Studio Day
10 Aug 2018 Monthly Studio Day
29 Jul 2018 Round Robin ~ A new event for GRC Members
21 Jul 2018 Registration for the 2018 ASBA Conference!
14 Jul 2018 Garden Tour for GRC Members
13 Jul 2018 Monthly Studio Day
15 Jun 2018 Call for Entries, 11th Annual GRC Exhibition "Inspired By Nature"
08 Jun 2018 Monthly Studio Day
02 Jun 2018 Kimberly Moss
11 May 2018 Monthly Studio Day
13 Apr 2018 Monthly Studio Day
23 Mar 2018 MIA Tour
09 Mar 2018 Monthly Studio Day
09 Feb 2018 Monthly Studio Day
16 Jan 2018 Still time to renew your membership this month for 2018!
12 Jan 2018 Monthly Studio Day
08 Dec 2017 Monthly Studio Day
29 Nov 2017 2017 "Inspired by Nature" annual exhibit
17 Nov 2017 Monthly Studio Day
04 Nov 2017 ANNUAL MEETING - Great River Chapter ASBA
13 Oct 2017 Monthly Studio Day
12 Oct 2017 ASBA Conference - American Society of Botanical Artists
02 Oct 2017 CALL for Entries 2017 "Inspired by Nature" GRC Annual Exhibit
08 Sep 2017 Monthly Studio Day
05 Sep 2017 Cancelled: Wildflower Seed Collection for Three Rivers Parks
11 Aug 2017 Monthly Studio Day
03 Aug 2017 Guided Tour of 'Roots to Healing' exhibit
30 Jul 2017 Sketch and Study wildflowers
14 Jul 2017 Monthly Studio Day
09 Jun 2017 Monthly Studio Day
12 May 2017 Monthly Studio Day
29 Apr 2017 Program & Field Walk: the Minnesota dwarf trout lily
14 Apr 2017 Monthly Studio Day
10 Mar 2017 Monthly Studio Day
10 Feb 2017 Monthly Studio Day
04 Feb 2017 Private Tour: CBS Conservatory
31 Jan 2017 Renew your membership
13 Jan 2017 Monthly Studio Day
07 Jan 2017 Tropical Escape with Botanical Artists
09 Dec 2016 Monthly Studio Day
03 Dec 2016 Annual Meeting
22 Nov 2016 American Swedish Institute Exhibit
04 Nov 2016 Monthly Studio Day
03 Nov 2016 Great River Chapter's 9th Annual Exhibit
29 Oct 2016 Carbon Dust Techniques in Scientific Illustration
14 Oct 2016 Monthly Studio Day
10 Sep 2016 Wildflower Seed Collection for Three Rivers Parks
09 Sep 2016 Monthly Studio Day
19 Aug 2016 Field Sketching Day
14 Aug 2016 Call for Entries: GRC 9th Annual Inspired by Nature Exhibit
12 Aug 2016 Monthly Studio Day
08 Jul 2016 Monthly Studio Day
10 Jun 2016 Monthly Studio Day
21 May 2016 Keeping Art Safe: Framing the Right Way
13 May 2016 Monthly Studio Day
08 Apr 2016 Monthly Studio Day
11 Mar 2016 Monthly Studio Day
12 Feb 2016 Monthly Studio Day
23 Jan 2016 Raptor Center with Carlyn Iverson
08 Jan 2016 Monthly Studio Day
11 Dec 2015 Monthly Studio Day
05 Dec 2015 Annual Meeting
13 Nov 2015 Monthly Studio Day
10 Nov 2015 Request for 2016 Board Member Volunteers
09 Nov 2015 8th Annual Exhibit
09 Oct 2015 October Studio Day
13 Sep 2015 Como Conservatory Water Lilies and Tour
11 Sep 2015 Monthly Studio Day
23 Aug 2015 Silverwood Park Call for Entries
21 Aug 2015 Retreat: Prairie Perspectives
14 Aug 2015 Register for ASBA Conference in Miami
28 Jul 2015 Drypoint Printing at Highpoint: Second session!
02 Jul 2015 Art of the Garden Exhibit
23 Apr 2015 Dry Point Printing Class
22 Mar 2015 Wierd, Wild, and Wonderful Walk
06 Dec 2014 Holiday Brunch, Annual Meeting & Silent Auction
09 Nov 2014 Paper Marbling - GRC at MCBA
18 Sep 2014 Inspired by Nature - GRC's 7th Annual Exhibit
15 Aug 2014 GRC 7th Annual Exhibit - Call for entry
12 Jul 2014 Arboretum: Lecture & Lunch
31 May 2014 Audubon 2: Birds and More
12 Apr 2014 Producing and Marketing Cards and Prints
11 Jan 2014 Audubon and the Art of Birds - Curator’s Tour
07 Dec 2013 Annual Meeting and Brunch
26 Oct 2013 Exhibiting at the Royal Horticultural Society
14 Sep 2013 Nature Walk / Mushroom Foray
08 Aug 2013 Inspired by Nature exhibit
01 Jun 2013 Prairie and Butterfly Demonstration Garden, MN Zoo
16 May 2013 Studio day
25 Mar 2013 GRC 6th Annual Exhibit - Call for entry
23 Mar 2013 Boundary Waters Forests at the Crossroads
09 Feb 2013 Feb. event: Studio Day
01 Dec 2012 Great River Chapter Holiday Brunch and Silent Auction
03 Nov 2012 Illuminating & Decorating Letters with Diane von Arx
08 Sep 2012 The Challenge of Pricing Botanical Art
18 Aug 2012 Alisa and Isaac M. Sutton Botanical Art Exhibit at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, WI
21 Jul 2012 Inspired by Nature - Opening Reception
25 May 2012 GRC 5th Annual Exhibit - Call for entry
19 May 2012 Wild about Wildflowers
21 Apr 2012 April Event: Studio Day.
24 Mar 2012 Framing Presentation
04 Feb 2012 February Event: Visit Studio of Artist Jody Williams
14 Jan 2012 January Event: Studio Day.
03 Dec 2011 Great River Chapter Holiday Brunch and Silent Auction
12 Nov 2011 GRC trading card workshop
26 Aug 2011 Inspired by Nature - Opening Reception
27 May 2011 GRC 4rd Annual Exhibit - Call for entry
14 May 2011 Highgrove Florilegium
12 Mar 2011 Diorama's and portfolio sharing at Yara's
19 Feb 2011 Winter Social at MaryBeth's Home
04 Dec 2010 Great River Chapter Holiday Brunch and Silent Auction
23 Oct 2010 Minnesota Zoo gardens Tour and Sketching
20 Aug 2010 Hudson Hospital & Clinics Exhibit Opening Reception
24 Jun 2010 Inspired by Nature - Opening Reception
30 May 2010 Hudson Hospital Exhibit- Call for entry
16 May 2010 South Minneapolis Garden Tour
30 Apr 2010 GRC 3rd Annual Exhibit - Call for entry
17 Apr 2010 April Event: Enrich Your Botanical Art.
20 Feb 2010 Exhibit the ASBA Way
12 Jan 2010 Board Meeting
05 Dec 2009 Holiday Brunch, Silent Auction, Art card Exchange
23 Oct 2009 Minneapolis Institue of Arts
18 Sep 2009 Botanical Art Exhibit at the Ripple River Gallery
28 Jul 2009 Special Board Meeting
25 Jul 2009 Lilly's and Lilli's
06 Jun 2009 "Inspired by Nature" Opening Reception
31 May 2009 2nd Annual GRC Botanical Art Exhibit: "Inspired by Nature"
18 May 2009 Reception - To Honor GRC Artists, involved in the Plant guide project
18 Apr 2009 U of M - Children's Literature Research Collections
28 Mar 2009 GRC Board Meeting
21 Mar 2009 Tour and Demonstration at Albinson's
14 Feb 2009 Calls for Entries--getting there
24 Jan 2009 GRC Board Meeting
06 Dec 2008 GRC Annual Holiday Potluck/Portfolio sharing
08 Nov 2008 GRC Board Meeting
30 Oct 2008 ASBA Annual Meeting
27 Sep 2008 Board Meeting
20 Sep 2008 Framing Your Arwork with Lynn Schultz
20 Sep 2008 Watercolor Paints with Beth Bergman
16 Aug 2008 Norenberg Memorial Gardens
07 Jun 2008 Picnic at the Park
23 May 2008 In Full Bloom: Masterworks of Flower Illustration and Metamorphosis: Maria Sibylla Merian’s Insects of Suriname
17 May 2008 Board Meeting
12 Apr 2008 Anne Ophelia Dowden Collection - At the U of M
29 Mar 2008 Board Meeting
15 Feb 2008 Annual Dues
02 Feb 2008 GRC Artists' Reception
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