Angeline de Meester - Contemporary botanical artist Angeline de Meester - Contemporary botanic art

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OCTOBER 2019 –Angeline is happy to be returning to RHS Rosemoor to teach a 3 day workshop - Autumn Foliage in Watercolour is available to book through the RHS website.

JUNE 2019 – The Society of Botanical Artists Annual Exhibition – Plantae will be held at The Mall Galleries for the first time Wednesday June 5th – Sunday June 9th - see website.

MAY 2019 – This month sees Angeline teaching 2 courses, the first at Capel Manor College on a favourite subject – colour - 13 – 15 May 2019: Painting colourful blooms and looking at colour.
The second a 2 day workshop at Goodnestone Park Gardens – bookings through the Field Breaks website.

APRIL 2019 – Next month Angeline is excited to be teaching a 2 day workshop - In The Walled Garden at Goodnestone Park Gardens for Field Breaks, bookings can be made through the Field Breaks website.

FEBRUARY 2019 – This month see the first of this years courses at Capel Manor College - 25 – 27 February 2019: Winter subjects – Enjoying Form (suitable for beginners) and booking is open for the March course - 25 – 27 March 2019: Spring flowers – A small composition.

JANUARY 2019 – Book now for Angeline’s next course at Capel Manor College - 25 – 27 February 2019: Winter subjects – Enjoying Form (suitable for beginners) Book through Capel Manor College website.

July 2018 – Angeline will be running 2 botanical art painting workshops this month at Capel Manor College and at RHS Rosemoor where she will teach ‘The Cottage Garden at Rosemoor – A small botanical compostion’ July 13th – 15th (see website)

May 2018 – Botanical Art Worldwide on 18th May. Angeline will be joining members of the SBA in celebration of this event at the Art Workers Guild, London where there will be demonstrations of technique and talks about the artists' work.
See more information.

Painting Colourful Blooms Workshop for Capel Manor College, Regents Park, please book through the college website

October 2017 – On October 4th Angeline will be Artist in Residence at the Great Art Flagship store in London (see website). This is a great opportunity to come along and see her demonstrating and ask any questions you may have about her work. It is a treasure trove of a place for any artist and well worth a visit.

Also for the first time this year the SBA will be holding their annual exhibition in October and Angeline is proud to be part of the event where she will have 5 small works available (see website). The exhibition is once more at the Westminster Hall and runs from 13th – 21st October

September 2017 – Angeline will be at Capel Manor College, Regents Park leading a workshop from 11 – 13 Sept 2017 – on  Vegetables and Greens from the Allotment Garden at Regents Park.
Please apply online at the Capel Manor College website

May 2017 – New work from Angeline will be on show at the Flower Lovers Exhibition London Bloomsbury Gallery from May 28 – June 4th.
Tickets available from  and more information at

March 2017 – Angeline is delighted to be included in the latest exhibition at The Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. Titled
“British Artists in The Shirley Sherwood Collection” it will run from 25th March – 17 September 2017

February 2017 New for 2017 Angeline will be leading a series of 3 day workshops for Capel Manor College. Please see their website for details.

July 2013 “Ars Butanica”, an exhibition of contemporary botanic art inspired by the 3rd Earl of Bute, founder of the Luton Hoo Walled Garden 30th October – 6th November 2013

February 2017 – New for 2017 Angeline will be leading a series of 3 day workshops for Capel Manor College. Please see their website for details.

September 2012 A selection of Angeline's work will be on dispay at the Artworks Woldingham Group Exhbition on 26th - 28th October. See website for further information.

June 2012 – New course: Angeline will be leading a 5 day leaf and foliage workshop at the English Gardening School September 10 - 14. Full details can be seen on the English Gardening School website.

May 2012 – The Chelsea Society exhibition is now on featuring paitnings from tutors on the English Gardening School's Botanical Painting Diploma course. The exhibition is situated in a marquee on Dovehouse Green on the Kings Road from May 22nd - June 2nd.

December 2011
Congratulations to Liz Leech on the publication of her lovely and useful book "Botany for Artists". She has used work from members of the Hampton Court Palace Florilegium to help illustrate the book including Angeline's painting Heuchera /Heucherella.

October 2011
The original painting "Botanic Treasures #2" will be auctioned at the Tower of London as part of the "Evening at the Tower" event to raise money for the YMCA

May 2011
This month Angeline is excited to be part of a new exhibition - "Offshoots", featuring work by 6 contemporary botanic artists, held at John Adams fine art gallery, Ebury Street, May 24th - 28th.

April 2011
Angeline's painting of Heuchera "Hollywood" has been awarded a Society of Botanical Artists Certificate of Botanical Merit chosen this year by Maureen Lazarus from the Department of Biodiversity and Systematic Biology at the National Museum Wales.

April 2011
The annual exhibition for the Society of Botanical Artists this year titled "The World of Plants" will be held at the Westminster Hall from Friday April 8th - 17th where you will find four of Angeline's heuchera paintings on display.

January 2011
Angeline is excited to be joining the teaching staff at the English Gardening School to teach elements of their Botanical Painting Diploma course

July 2010
The Society of Botanical Artists will be staging a small group exhibition at Cumberland Lodge from July 23rd – Sept 16th where you will find Angeline's painting of Aquilegia canadensis.

March 2010
The RHS have awarded Angeline a Silver-gilt medal for her series of Portraits of Heuchera Cultivars. The exhbition was a great success and the Lindley Hall a superb venue.

December 2009
Angeline's latest series of work will be on exhibition for the first time as part of the RHS London Orchid and Botanical Art Show to be held at the RHS Horticultural Halls, London on March 20 – 21st 2010.

November 2009
"Paintings at the Palace" - Hampton Court Palace Florilegium will be holding an exhibition of paintings from the collection and other paintings by members for sale. The exhbition is scheduled for October 27th – 31st 2010. Please keep an eye on Exhibition dates for more information.

July 2009
Angeline will be part of the Florum exhibition to be held at The Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve in September. This exhibition is a fantastic event for botanic art fans bringing together a number of different artists. A percentage of the proceeds will go to the Wildlife Reserve.

April 2009
The Hampton Court Palace Florilegium were thrilled to be awarded an RHS Silver medal for their group exhibition of "Queen Mary Exotics" at the RHS Exhibition Halls, London, in March.

April 2009
From May 1st – June 30th, Angeline will be the Artist in Residence at Waddesdon Manor Plant Centre, Waddesdon, Near Aylesbury, Bucks. Demonstration days are Monday 25th May 10am - 2pm and Saturday 13th June 10am - 2pm

March 2009
Angeline is delighted to have been elected a full member of the Society of Botanical Artists and is exhibiting at the Society of Botanical Artists Annual London Exhibition, The Lecture Hall, Central Hall, Westminster, London from 24 April - 3 May.

February 2009
The Hampton Court Florilegium Society will be displaying paintings of plants from the Queen Mary exotic collection at the RHS London Flower Show March 21st and 22nd.

January 2009
Hand finished Greetings Cards on watercolour paper are now available to buy. The cards are available individually or in hand tied gift packs of 4 which make ideal gifts at any time of year.

December 2008
Thank you to all those who visited the RHS show to enjoy, support and purchase! There were many lovely comments from all and the bonus of an RHS Silver medal. New images are now available in the gallery and some of the originals are available to purchase, please Contact Angeline directly. New cards are also available in mixed packs of 4 images in all sizes.

December 2008
Upcoming Exhibition: December 16th and 17th will see Angeline's latest collection of paintings on show at the RHS Exhibition Halls, London, this is a great opportunity to view her paintings which will be available for sale.

October 2008
Angeline's new collection of original paintings is nearing completion. Please check the website for forthcoming exhibition news. New images will be posted on the web early in 2009. Meanwhile please Contact the artist directly for viewing or purchase of originals.

March 2008
Angeline is delighted to have been offered Associate membership of The Society of Botanical Artists. Four of her originals will be on display at their 2008 Exhibition "The Botanical Palette" to be held at The Lecture Hall, Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate, London, SW1. The exhibition will run from April 18th until 27th and is open daily from 10 - 5pm. Admission is free and all works are for sale.

February 2008
Angeline will be exhibiting some of her linen and watercolour prints at the Westerham Gallery beginning with their Spring Show which will run from its Private View on Thursday March 6th until Tuesday March 25th.

January 2008
Angeline has been invited to join the Hampton Court Florilegium and will be joining an exciting group of artists working together to record the plants growing in the gardens and glasshouses at Hampton Court Palace.

November 2007
Angeline was thrilled to be awarded an RHS Gold medal at her first exhibition. This took place at the RHS Exhibition Halls in London in November 2007.

November 2007
The Lindley Library have purchased Angeline's painting of Ligularia stenocephala "The Rocket" for their collection and this will remain on display at the library for the coming year.

October 2007
Angeline became a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London October 2007

October 2007
Angeline's work will be shown at the RHS London Flower Show on November 9th and 10th 2007 at the RHS Horticultural Halls, Vincent Square, London, SW1.

June 2007
Angeline's work was featured in the July 2007 edition of Surrey Life magazine

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