Welcome to the Edinburgh Society of Botanical Artists


The Edinburgh Society of Botanical Artists was formed in 2011 and is an Alumni Association for graduates of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s botanical illustration diploma course.

We are an international group of artists drawing and painting plants in a variety of styles and media.  Our aims are to to encourage public engagement with Botanical Art as a contemporary art form and provide members with the facilities to discuss, practice and exhibit botanical art.


Read our latest newsletter: ESBA Autumn Newsletter 2021

News from the members

Members Exhibition: Marianne Hazlewood

Members Exhibition: Marianne Hazlewood

Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition

Marianne Hazlewood has two fern paintings in the next SSA open exhibition.

The exhibition comprises painting, printmaking, sculpture, installation, video and performance art featuring established and new artists based in Scotland and internationally.

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Spring Flowers

  Nicola Macartney