Wiesen-Rispengras, Bluegrass, Poa pratensis [Poa pratensis Linnaeus, Poaceae alt. Gramineae], acrylic on wood panel by Sylvia Peter (1970–), 2016, 90 x 30 cm, HI Art accession no. 8307, reproduced by permission of the artist.
See works by botanical artists from all over the world at the 16th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration. Now on display in the Hunt Library building at Carnegie Mellon University, the show features 41 artworks by 41 artists from 14 countries. Presented by CMU’s Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, which specializes in botanical history and plant science, the show adds to a full-color, illustrated catalog of various specimens available both in print and online. The show also coincides with the American Society of Botanical Artists educational conference held from Oct. 17–19 in Pittsburgh.