Janie PirieJanie Pirie – Botanical Artist

Janie Pirie SBA, Botanical Artist, is giving a talk and demonstration of her work to West Bergholt Gardeners on Monday 21st November.  The talk takes place in the Orpen Hall starting at 7:30pm.  There will also be a raffle and tea/coffee available (50p).

Janie specialises in floral and botanical art using coloured pencils. Her meticulously drawn and striking compositions have immensely accurate detail and great depth and intensity of colour.

Janie is a member of the Society of Botanical Artists and is also a tutor on their Distance Learning Course.  In 2008 Janie won a Silver-Gilt Medal by the Royal Horticultural Society and Gold in 2009 and 2014.  She is also a member of the UKCPS and shows her work at their annual exhibitions.  Recently she has been awarded Best In Show, Runner-up Best in Show and Best Botanical.

If you would like to find out more about Janie and the course she runs, many in the Colchester area, visit her website.

Membership and Entry to Talks

Members can renew their membership, which runs from September to August each year, for £10.  Non-members are welcome to attend the talk on Monday for £3.  Any enquiries to or call 241256.

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