Art & Photography

The Conservation Conference will include botanical art and photography showcasing the beauty of our native plants – and the incredible artists who capture it!

Botanic Art Contest & Show

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: EXTENDED to October 31, 2017

Artists are invited to enter original artwork that reflects the beauty and uniqueness of California flora. Entries must be two-dimensional. All entries must depict plants native to California (no introduced plants); species must be identifiable. The botanical art show will be selected by a jury from contest submissions and hung for the duration of the conference. Winners of the contest will receive cash prizes and publication in the CNPS journal, Fremontia.

Please review the Botanic Art Contest & Show Guidelines before beginning an entry form.

Photography Contest & Show

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: EXTENDED to October 31, 2017

Photographers may enter images taken in California (or the California Floristic Provence, including Northern Baja) which feature plants native to the state. Images may include species-specific macro shots, wide angle landscape photos, or pictures of people or animals interacting with the natural environment of California. The photography show will be selected from contest submissions and hung for the duration of the conference. Winners of the contest will receive cash prizes and publication in the CNPS journal, Fremontia.

Please review the Photo Contest & Show Guidelines before beginning an entry form.

Botanical Tattoo Contest

New this year: a botanical tattoo contest will be held during the conference, come see cool native plant tattoos or show off your own artwork! Details coming soon.

2015 Contest Winners

Botanical Art

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Photography

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