Botanical | Juried Art Exhibition / Calls & Submissions

November 3, 2023

Organization Name: UPWARD Gallery

Organization Location: Online

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: $12 f+


UPWARD Gallery invites artists worldwide to submit artwork to our juried art exhibition and competition, Botanical.

Botanical painting is at the intersection of art and science. And it is well known that the best way to study and really know something is to draw it. The artist who paints plants is, to a large extent, an explorer, capturing nature’s designs in his or her work.
The theme of this exhibition is the complex and captivating structures of plants: flowers, leaves, fruits and vegetables. Botanical illustration, botanical art, floral painting and plant portraiture are accepted for participation in the exhibition.

All artists 18 and older are encouraged to submit their work in any medium, style, and genre.

Acceptable mediums include all traditional art media (e.g., oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, mixed media, gouache, egg tempera, pen and ink; drawing media such as graphite, charcoal, colored pencils, scratch board, markers, metal point), digital painting, arts and crafts (beadwork, pottery, embroidery, floristry, batik, stained glass, two-dimensional collage and fabric art as well, etc.).

All accepted pieces will be displayed in our online gallery at

The winners are interviewed by the UPWARD Gallery editors for publication in the printed edition UPWARD’s Quarterly and on our site.

Each entrant of the competition receives a personal page in the UPWARD gallery. Selected works will be featured in curated galleries on our site. All entrants will receive digital certificates based on the results of the competition.

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