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73. Botanical Art Classes in 2023

 New Year, New Classes Watercolor for Beginners, via Zoom, ©Heeyoung Kim Leaf painting class for beginning level, via Zoom, ©Heeyoung Kim Intermediate level class, via Zoom, ©Heeyoung Kim Advanced level class, via Zoom, ©Heeyoung Kim First of all, I like to thank all who went through my classes, in-person and online. It was an extraordinary year. I was absolutely thrilled to witness everyone create beautiful works using plant materials, bees, birds and other faunal elements. All the results are being presented at Brushwood Gallery from January 8th to February 27th, 2023, and virtually at www.brushwoodcenter,org  I hope you will have a chance to view the exhibit.  For the new year, I updated the classes in Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Level on my website,  The website also has a new look with separate pages added for each level to give the viewer a quick overview.  I am especially excited to come back to Brushwood Center for the Monday open workshop. The insp

72. 8th Annual Enriching Life

Botanical Art Exhibit by Heeyoung Kim and Brushwood Artists  Prodigal, Nature indulges us with impressions We observe, Learn and toil, Responding with expressions By Dr. Ramiro Prudencio Exhibit: January 8 -  February 27, 2023 Opening Reception: Jan. 8, 1-3 pm, CT Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods (21850 N Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods, IL) Virtually presented at  Gallery Hours and Direction: Check the latest info at This exhibit is curated by Julia Kemerer, director of arts and administration at Brushwood Center and Heeyoung Kim, founder of Heeyoung Kim Botanical Art Academy, featuring 22 artists who study botanic art under Kim's instruction.