A biennial international exhibition for natural history illustration called “Focus on Nature” has just posted a call for entries.
The selected entries will be exhibited in 2012 at the New York State Museum in Albany, NY. The competition is free to enter.
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About Focus on Nature
Submission information and criteria
The gouache painting here shows a Leadbeater’s Possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri)
by Rodger Scott of Princess Hill , Australia
Previously on GJ: FON XI
Natural History Painting: With the Eden Project
Amazing Rare Things: The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery
The Art of Natural History: Illustrated Treatises and Botanical Paintings, 1400-1850 (Studies in the History of Art Series)