Art.Science.Gallery. announces the opening of Flourish, an exhibition of contemporary botanical drawings created during the gallery’s spring 2016 courses in Field Sketching & Nature Reportage Drawing and Botanical Illustration.
Juried by drawing instructors Jedidiah Dore and Clair Gaston, the exhibit opens Friday, May 13th from 7-10pm with an opening reception sponsored by Austin-based distillery Genius Gin. The exhibit closes Saturday, June 11th with Far Out Films #3, a free screening of short films inspired by the exhibit. A 10-foot botanical mural by Jedidiah Dore will be unveiled at the opening, and the opening reception will also serve as the catalogue release party for the gallery’s summer course offerings.
Like the botanical subjects they have drawn, the students in this show have flourished creatively under the instruction of Jedidiah Dore and Clair Gaston. “This show is all about learning,” says instructor Jedidiah Dore, “What’s the common denominator between art and science? It’s the propensity of artists and scientists to want to learn and share what they’ve learned.”