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Inspired by Nature 2023 Art Exhibition

At the White Bear Center for the Arts, 9/11/2023-10/20/2023

Important Dates and Information for Artists



The Inspired by Nature Exhibition is a non-juried art show open to all members in good-standing of the Great River Chapter of the American Society of Botanical Artists.  The purpose of the show is to display quality, scientifically accurate works by our members of botanical art rendered in watercolor, colored pencil, graphite, acrylic, etching, pen and ink, gouache or a mixture of those mediums.  The exhibition is also an opportunity to educate the public on the history, beauty and joys of botanical art.  

Information about the show is listed below.  If you have additional questions please reach out to Pat Anderson and Meg Kasting at and


Artwork Submission 

  • Submission dates are 6/30/2023 thru 7/31/2023.  

  • Submit all artwork to Meg Kasting at  Do a separate email for each piece of art.  Information to include in submission:

    • JPG of art piece.

    • Title of artwork.

    • Medium used to create the piece.

    • Size, both framed and unframed.  Round-up to the closest ¼ inch.

    • Value of your artwork.

      • Whether art work is for sale or not.  If artwork is sold, the White Bear Center for the Arts (WBCA) receives a 30% commission.

      • If your artwork is not for sale, still provide a value for insurance purposes (which is provided by WBCA.) 

    • Your name as you want it to appear in the show.

  • You will receive a confirming email that your submission has been received.  If you do not receive a confirmation within a day, please reach out to Meg Kasting.  

  • By August 6th selection of pieces that will be included in the exhibit will be made.  We will be in contact by that date, if we have questions or we have exceeded the display capacity at WBCA and we need to discuss selection of pieces to include in the exhibition.


Framing of Artwork

  • Framing requirements will be coming soon.  

Drop Off of Artwork

Drop off artwork at WBCA on 8/26/2023.  Specific times will be published later.  If you have a conflict that prevents you from dropping off your artwork contact Meg Kasting and Pat Anderson.  

Exhibit Dates

The exhibit runs from 9/11/2023 thru 10/20/2023.

Opening Reception 

The Opening Reception will be 9/14/2023, from 6:30 to 8:30.

Pick-up up Artwork

Artwork is to be picked-up on 10/21/2023.  Specific times will be published later.  If you have a conflict that prevents you from picking-up your artwork contact Meg Kasting and Pat Anderson.  

Sales in Gift Ship

Artists have the opportunity to sell prints, cards and other items in the WBCA gift shop.  Sales may extend beyond the exhibition period.  If you are interested in this opportunity contact Meg Kasting for details.

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