Friday, November 17, 2017

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November 19, 2017 - February 11, 2018
Gates Garden Court, Denver Botanic Gardens
Corn Tells a Joke
-Christine Hubbell, colored pencil

The Theory of Spontaneous Generation 
(Punica granatum, Vespula)
-Lesley Switendick, watercolor pencil, colored pencil and technical pen

Fashionable Flowers: Tulipomania 
(Tulipa sp.)
- Rebecca Swain, watercolor and graphite

Lolium perenne with Polyommatus icarus (drawn on the base of a photo taken by Erkki Kesa, Estonia)
- Cathleen Harrington, colored pencil and graphite

If Degas Had Loved Dandelions
- Mary Ellen Cochran, watercolor and watercolor pencil

Moon Garden 
(Artemisia sp.)
- Amy K. Wendland, colored pencil, graphite, discarded herbarium sample

Bad Boys of Spring 
(Viola tricolor)
-Helen Smithwick, watercolor

'Ballerina Purple' 
(Datura metel)
- Karen Genoff-Campbell, watercolor

Fiddlehead Fern 
(Nephrolepsis obliterata 'Kimberly Queen')
-Mary Francis,  colored pencil

(Miscanthus sinensis)
-Susan Willis, colored pencil

Digitalis vulpes manipulata 
(Digitalis purpurea)
-Leslie Crosby,  colored pencil

Illuminated M
- Christine Hubbell,  mixed media

In the Eyes of the Beholder
- Mary Ellen Cochran, watercolor and watercolor pencil

All Purpose Flower, Helianthus pocket-knifensis ssp. swiss-armyiformis 
(Helianthus sp.)
- Randy Raak, gouache

Botanical Bicycle 
(Acer negundo; Salix sp.; Erythronium grandiflorum; Dodecatheon pulchellum; Ipomopsis aggregata; Campanula rotundifolia; Erigeron sp.; Helianthus sp.; Coreopsis sp.)
- Suzanne Stutzman, watercolor

(Citrullus lanatus)
- Lynn Williamson,  watercolor

Bull Kelp 
(Nereocystis luetkeana)
- Eleanor Williams Clark, colored pencil

Garden Magic 
Cinderella Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima); Moon and Stars watermelon (Citrullus lanatus); Fairy Tale Eggplant (Solanum melongena 'Fairy Tale')
- Susan DiMarchi, colored pencil and ink

(Tulipa sp.)
- Valerie Teska, colored pencil

Morning Glory
(Ipomea purpurea)
- Dawn Leopardi,  ink

Barnyard Whimsy 
(Cockscomb, Celosia cristata;  Hens and Chicks,  Sembervivum tectorum; White Egg Plant, Solanum melongena 'White Egg')
- Susan DiMarchi, colored pencil

Tales at Tree Line (As Told by Great Grandma Bristlecone to the Marmots)
- Randy Raak,  graphite and white ink

Dancing with the Stars 
(Quercus gambelii)
- Susan Willis, watercolor and ink

Creep Migration 
(Pinus flexilis, Pinus contorta, Picea engelmannii, Populus tremuloides)
- Martha A. Narey, watercolor and ink

Petunia 'Crazytunia Night Skies' 
(Petunia sp.)
- Carla Pawlewicz,  colored pencil, watercolor and pastel

Total Eclipse of the Sun-Flower
 (Helianthus annuus)
- Randy Raak, gouache

Flaming Torch Flower 
(Kniphofia uvaria 'Early Hybrids')
- Shiere Melin,  colored pencil and pastel