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Natural History Museum, Santiago receives a copy of the book

We are pleased to have been able to present several copies of the book to some Chilean institutions which have an interest in conservation and education.

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Written by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |Posted on 28 November 2016

Presentation of painting to the Chilean Ambassador to London

The Chilean Ambassador to the UK, His Excellency Rolando Drago, is presented with a painting from artist Gülnur Ekşi in London on Thursday 26th February 2015

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Written by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |Posted on 27 February 2015

Işוk Guner Second RHS gold medal

Işוk Güner has had further success with exhibiting her paintings -  this time at the RHS London Botanical Art Show 11/12 April 2014

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Written by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |Posted on 28 April 2014

Işוk Güner receives another gold medal

Işוk Güner continues to receive further recognition for her outstanding skills as a botanical artist and is awarded a gold medal at the Gardening Scotland Show.

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Written by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |Posted on 15 June 2013

Jacqui Pestell (Director of Botanical Art, RBGE) and the artist Gülnur Ekşi

Gülnur Ekşi receives another gold medal

Gülnur Ekşi receives a third gold medal at the RHS Botanical Art Show 2013 for her paintings of Chilean plants which are due to be published in the book 'Plants from the woods and Forests of Chile'

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Written by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |Posted on 19 April 2013

Particpants on the course

Second botanical art workshop held in Santiago - October 2011

In October 2011 Işιk Güner & Alicia Salazar co-led a botanical watercolour art workshop in the Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile  in Santiago for 18 participants. Işιk also exhibited her paintings in the university and paints plants from from Chilean forests.

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Written by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |Posted on 22 November 2011

Işik Güner being presened with the BISCOT gold medal by Professor Stephan Blackmore, Regius Keeper of the RBGE.

More medals for Işιk Güner

Işik Güner is awarded top medals at the BISCOT (Botanical Images Scotia) botanical art exhibition hosted by the Gardening Scotland show and at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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Written by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |Posted on 17 June 2011

The artist showing us the new species

Botanical art workshop attracts 22 artists

In October 2010 Gülnur Ekşi & Jacqui Pestell led a botanical watercolour art workshop in Santiago for 22 participants. Gülnur exhibited her paintings in Santiago and at the same time paints plants from a Quebrada del Tigre near Cachagua.

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Written by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |Posted on 2 November 2010

The artist working on a new painting

Gülnur Ekşi paints plants from a forest in Chile

Gülnur Ekşi spent 10 days based in Cachagua in October and November 2010. 

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Written by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |Posted on 29 October 2010

Gülnur Ekşi exhibits her paintings of Chilean plants

Gülnur Ekşi exhibits 14 of her botanical paintings of Chilean native plants.

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Written by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) |Posted on 29 October 2010