Teacher Directory: Marilyn Garber


Background

Marilyn Garber is a botanical artist and founder of the Minnesota School of Botanical Art at Longfellow House in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  She is a past President, Vice President, and co-chair of the Education Committee of the ASBA.  Marilyn is a member of the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens Florilegium Society, an invitational organization that includes fifty botanical artists from across the United States. She has taught in many venues including the University of Minnesota. Her botanical paintings have been included in exhibitions at the The Shirley Sherwood Gallery at Kew, the Royal Horticultural Society in London, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama City, Panama, the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens and the Arsenal Gallery in New York, Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem in Germany, the Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden, Thailand, the Minnesota Science Museum and the Bell Museum of Natural History. Her work has been published in the International Journal of Plant Science, Federal Government Botanical Field Guides, and several other publications. And, she was commissioned to illustrate rhubarb for Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion Be-Bop-A-Rhubarb, Rhubarb Pie National Public Radio touring show. 

Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

Contact

Phone: (612) 920-2013 Email: magarber@skypoint.com

Media

Graphite, Watercolor, Pen and Ink

Focus

Indigenous Plants of Minnesota, Medicinal Plants

Affiliation

American Society of Botanical Artists

Offerings

Teaches Adults Critiques offered by mail

Travel Range

Broad