All members are invited to AIBITIR-The Irish Alphabet in Botanical Art-an exhibition by the Irish Society of Botanical Artists, in the Playhouse Theatre, Derry, opening 11th August, 2014.
It will also come to the Waterfront in September (update later)
Each artist had to source their allocated native Irish wildflower/plant, and integrate its illustration around the initial of its Irish name, in a way which showed the characteristics of the plant in all its stages.
Betty Christie’s allocated plant was the dewberry…….e for…..eithreog…..in Irish.
Following the inaugural exhibition at Glasnevin, in Dublin, the accompanying catalogue was described in the Irish Times as a collectors’ item.