Dear readers,
the Natural Science Society (Prague, the Czech Republic), the online magazine and the Prague Botanic Garden are pleased to announce the Botanical Illustration Competition of the year 2014. Co-organizers of the competition are the Granit Publishing House, and Botany Media. It is already the fourth year of this competition (past award winners: 2010, 2011, 2012).

Competition rules:
The competition is open to all aged 15 years old or over. To enter the competition, you must create two illustrations: the first one should depict any existing plant species, the second one should depict any species of the Stonecrop family (Crassulaceae), for example Houseleek (Sempervivum tectorum), Wall Pepper (Sedum acre), Orpine (Sedum telephium), Rose-root (Rhodiola rosea), Aeonium (Aeonium glandulosum) etc. Art technique and size of images are not restricted.

Both your botanical illustrations should be scanned and sent by e-mail to us at – info(at) Your images will be published on the Czech version of our website. Do not forget to introduce yourself a bit in the mail, tell us a few words about yourself. Then you have to send the originals to our office. As in previous years of the competition, there will be an exhibition of competition entries in the Prague Botanic Garden.
Please, send us your illustrations by December 1, 2013. All the works will be evaluated by a highly qualified independent jury.

We look forward to meeting you at the awards ceremony in spring 2014!

The participants of Competition for 2014:

The organizers and sponsors of the competition:

Botanická zahrada
Sponzor akce