Spring gift idea for Mothers and Fathers Day: the Second Edition of my birthday Botanicalendar is out! It is perpetual and beautifully executed, 12 months of botanical art on FSC-certified ceamy-white paper. Please check out 'Shop' if you want to place an order or send me an email: gussony(at)yahoo(dot)com and tell me what you need. 

Good news: my Rosemary watercolor called 'Strength' was selected part of the 

Hortus Alkmaar fundraiser Project 2020-2021.
  The art of 10 working members of the Society of Botanical Artists The Netherlands (VBKN)
is now for sale in high quality print  form in two specially designed boxes.
 The prints are beautiful! Thanks to Margriet Honingh foor all her good work. Please check https://bit.ly/32x8pIR

Green news: The Grimm Family Education Foundation in California will be using some of my images for the 2021 fall programs of their Edible School Yard project.

It aims at teaching young children and their families how to work soil, plant seeds and care for growing
crop that will be eaten together. Thanking Raj Cheshire!  Check out: grimmeducation.org/events

Fun News: I will be doing a graphite drawing class on September 21st, Lundi Jeune,
at Chateau de Vullierens from 15h00-16h00 at the Grenier for 5 children age 6-10.

We will be drawing a pumpkin, learn about how light hits an object,  how to make it look round. etc. Basic drawing in graphite.Enrollment: gussony@yahoo.com First come first serve!  Chf 5,- Also check out www.chateauvullierens.ch

 Good happenings: Corona-postponed in April, the group show 'Nature' took place July 24 - August 8, 2020 at the Swiss Art Space, Lausanne. 

Honored to be 'featured artist' I showed many new pieces. 

People came together to celebrate art and the artists at the reception on 

Friday, July 24, Rue du Valentin 32, 1004 Lausanne. It was a great event.


The beautiful Dutch outdoor living magazine Buitenleven

requested a 2019-collection of botanical illustrations for 

a series of articles on permaculture. 

An important project, permaculture gaining momentum world wide. 

Please look under Art/Fashion Blog.  


In the mean time also check out under Art/Fashion Blog: 

The poetry-and-art book Gate Posts with No Gate'by 

American poet Peter Waldor

Available at: shantiarts.com and amazon.com 

Thanks for your interest and have a blooming day!


Nature always wears the colors of the spirit

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Gouache and Water Color

Colored Pencil

Graphite Drawings

Buitenleven Magazine, a series on permaculture

All works are for sale.
© Gusta van Dobbenburgh