News and Events

Exhibition of Botanical Art at the 19th International Botanical Congress 23rd – 29th July 2017

The 19th International Botanical Congress will be held in Shenzhen, China, from July 23 to July 29, 2017. As one of the largest international academic conferences, it will welcome around 5,000 participants from more than 100 countries and regions from throughout the world. To promote botanical art during this international forum, the 19th International Botanical Congress Organising Committee, Shenzhen Fairy Lake Botanical Garden and the International Association of Botanic Gardens will hold an exhibition of botanical art. Botanical artwork from botanical artists and illustrators from around the world will be presented and the official award ceremony will be held on 25th. John’s work of the Magnolia x soulangeana ‘vulcan’ has been selected for this exhibition.

Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center
Shenzhen, China

Winter Salon at Scott Livesey Galleries 22nd July – 12th August 2017

It’s cold at the moment in Melbourne. Get out of the cold and visit the gallery to view works by represented artists. To view works click here

Exhibition dates: 22/07/2017 – 12/08/2017
Opening : Saturday 22 July 2017, 1pm
Contact details:
Sophie Foley (Gallery Manager)
Scott Livesey Galleries
909a High St
Armadale VIC 3143
Tel: + 61 3 9824 7770
Fax: + 61 3 9824 7771

 Flanagan Art Prize 2017 25 August – September 3 2017

Now in its tenth year the Flanagan Art Prize, hosted by St Patrick’s College, has continued to grow into one of the region’s most sought after and respected awards.
This year’s exhibition will be held in the St Patrick’s College Old Collegians Association Pavilion from Friday August 25 until Sunday September 3.  There were a significant number of entries from around Australia from which only 70 entries have been selected and 2 of Johns works has been selected for this year’s exhibition.


Venue: St Patrick’s College
1431 Sturt Street Ballarat, Victoria, 3350

Dates: August 25 until Sunday September 3
Time:11 am – 4.00 pm