workshops 2018

2019 workshops at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden begin on January 9th, 2019.

A weekend workshop January 12 -13 in Marathon, Florida Keys will be announced soon.


Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables, FL 33156

Info: 305.667.1651, ext. 3322

Online registration click here:

Botanical Art at Fairchild

Donna Torres

This class for the beginner and advanced student focuses on the representation of tropical plants in watercolor and graphite. Students draw and paint using fresh plant material collected at Fairchild (provided).  Drawing from traditional botanical illustration techniques and contemporary interpretations of flora, this class encourages expressive freedom while still honoring the beauty inherent in its plant subjects. Basic instruction in watercolor will be given as well as advanced Join us for lively discussions and exchange of ideas on materials, techniques and composition. Materials list provided upon registration.

1:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Wednesdays, September 26 – October 31 (five sessions)

Fee: Member, $160;

Non-member, $195  

Join me at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, Sunday July 8, for Painting Poisonous Plants,

12pm – 2pm. Materials will be provided with a paid museum entrance. It's free and no need to register, just drop in. Take the opportunity to visit my exhibit at the entrance to The Power of Poison too!

For more info:

Toxic Treatments: Modern Medicine from Ancient Wisdom

May 2018

Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

1101 Biscayne Blvd

Miami, FL 33132