Awards

Congratulations to the 2017 recipients of ASBA's Annual Awards!


Mieko Ishikawa - ASBA Diane Bouchier Artist Award for Excellence in Botanical Art
Derek Norman- ASBA James White Service Award for Dedication to Botanical Art

The ASBA Awards Committee considers nominations of individuals to honor for artistic achievement and dedication to botanical art.  More information about these awards and award criteria can be downloaded below.  Please contact Mary Bauschelt with your nomination. 

ASBA Diane Bouchier Artist Award
for Excellence in Botanical Art

2017 Mieko Ishikawa
2013 John Pastoriza-Piñol
2012 Heeyoung Kim
2011 milly acharya
2010 Karen Kluglein
2009 Francesca Anderson
2008 Dick Rauh
2007 Barbara Oozeerally
2006 Dianne McElwain
2005 Jean Emmons
2004 Lizzie Sanders
2003 Jessica Tcherepnine
2002 Katherine Manisco
2001 Linda Funk
2000 Timothy Angell
1999 Martha Kemp
1998 Carol Woodin
1997 Kate Nessler
1996 Anne Ophelia Dowden

Note: Prior to 2006 - Award for Excellence in Botanical Art

 

ASBA James White Service Award
for Dedication to Botanical Art


2017 Derek Norman
2016 Robin Jess
2015 Marilyn Garber
2014 Tania Marien
2013 Gregory Long/Board of Directors of The New York Botanical Garden
2012 Jody Williams
2011 Pat Jonas
2010 Lugene Bruno
2009 Carol Hamilton
2008 Marguerite “Meg” Buck
2007 James J. White
2006 Dick Rauh
2005 Julius Brown
2004 Eleanor Wunderlich
2003 Patricia Kernan
2002 Evelyn Kraus
2001 Frank A. Reynolds
2000 Anne-Marie Evans
1999 Kazunori Kurokawa
1998 Diane Bouchier
1997 Shirley Sherwood
1996 Anne Ophelia Dowden

 

 

 

Note: Prior to 2010 - ASBA Award for Service to Botanical Art

 

ASBA Botanical Illustrator Award
for Excellence in Scientific Botanical Art

Presented Biennially


2016 Esmée Winkel
2014 Lesley Randall
2012 Marjorie Leggitt
2010 Anita Walsmit Sachs
2008 Alice Tangerini
2006 Bobbi Angel

 

 

 

Award Criteria for Nominations

  • 2016 Award Winners (l-r) Beverly Allen, Esmée Winkel, Robin Jess
  • Denise Walser-Kolar (2nd from left) is presented the 2015 ASBA Diane Bouchier Excellence in Botanical Art Award by (from left) Martha Kemp, Victoria Matthews, Catherine Watters
  • Marilyn Garber (center) is presented the 2015 ASBA James White Service Award by (from left) Martha Kemp, Catherine Watters, Mary Bauschelt, Victoria Matthews
  • John Pastoriza-Pinõl is presented the 2013 ASBA Diane Bouchier Artist Award by (from left) Catherine Watters, Martha Kemp, Victoria Matthews, and Mary Bauschelt
  • Susan Fraser, Director of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library, Garden President Gregory Long and ASBA Executive Director Robin Jesswith the James J. White Service Award for Dedication to Botanical Art presented to Mr. Long and the Board of Directors of The New York Botanical Garden
  • Heeyoung Kim (3rd from right) is presented the 2012 ASBA Diane Bouchier Artist Award by (from left) Lea Rohrbaugh, Diane Bouchier, Mary Bauschelt, Catherine Watters, and Martha Kemp
  • Jody Williams (right) is presented the 2012 ASBA James White Service Award by (from left) Catherine Watters, Mary Bauschelt, Lea Rohrbaugh, and Martha Kemp
  • Patricia Jonas is presented the 2011 ASBA James White Service Award (from left) Mary Bauschelt, Patricia Jonas, Martha Kemp, Catherine Watters
  • Lugene Bruno accepts the 2010 ASBA James White Service Award (from left) Catherine Watters, Martha Kemp, Lugene Bruno