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Drawing Native Botanicals | SEPPELTSFIELD

Regular price $70.00

JamFactory Barossa:
Workshops at Seppeltsfield Estate

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of South Australian plant life in this guided drawing workshop led by visual artist Louise Flaherty. This creative exploration into native botanicals will involve an introduction to a range of native plants and guidance on drawing and painting individual plants using white ink on black paper; with participants producing a large-scale collaborative drawing as well as an individual drawing to take home. 

Participants will also receive two native tubestock plants to take home supplied by Barossa Bushgardens, a community nursery and resource centre based on a seven-hectare site which is home to about 130 of the 400+ species of plants that can be found in the Barossa region. 

This beginner-friendly, age-inclusive workshop is suitable for participants 10 years of age and over - participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult participant (one booking per participant). No prior experience is required and all materials will be supplied.


Louise Flaherty

Louise Flaherty is an artist and arts worker based on Kaurna land, Adelaide. She is a socially engaged artist with a strong connection to local communities. Her work is informed by quiet reflections on the natural environment, specifically focusing on research into native South Australian flora. Her arts practice spans drawing, installation, and participatory work that invites collaboration and community driven outcomes. 


Lush: South Australian Botanicals

This workshop will run alongside Lush, an exhibition that showcases contemporary craft practitioners' responses to the rare and unusual beauty - and resilience - of native botanical plants across the South Australian landscape. Showing at JamFactory's Seppeltsfield gallery from May 18 - September 29, the works in this exhibition underscore the importance of caring for Country as well as celebrating its diversity.

All materials supplied.
Suitable for participants aged 10+ (must take part with an adult if under the age of 16)
Location: JamFactory Barossa
Seppeltsfield Estate, 730 Seppeltsfield Rd Seppeltsfield
Duration: 1.5 hours  

Time: 11am-12.30pm
Date: Saturday 24th August 2024
Tutor: Louise Flaherty

General information on our short course requirements, facilities and refund policy can be found here