Presented by The American Society of Botanical Artists & The Horticultural Society of New York
September 15 - November 24
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Artist Biographies excerpted from the exhibition catalog edited by Robin A. Jess & Carol Woodin, Copyright ASBA
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Friday, September 24, 2010
Artocarpus heterophyllus, Watercolor by Julio J. Figueroa
A graduate of the School of Technical Drawing and the National School of Design in Havana, Cuba, Julio Figueroa has been a Scientific Illustrator at the University of Havana and at Cuba’s National Botanic Garden. His work was exhibited at the 2008 World Orchid Conference, Miami, 2009 Tamiami International Orchid Festival, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s Orchid Festival, and was used in Fairchild’s first Palm and Cycad Festival in 2008. He has participated in numerous scientific symposia held in various parts of the world, and his illustrations have been published in Cuba, Germany, Great Britain, and Spain. Mr. Figueroa teaches botanical illustration at Fairchild’s Williams Grove.