About Studio

Pen/Ink Drawings at the Herbarium
Pen/Ink Drawings at the Herbarium
Neera Joshi at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (MSBG) - 2002
Neera Joshi at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (MSBG) - 2002

Studio Petals was initiated by Artist and Botanical illustrator Neera Joshi in 2004.

Primarily the Studio is dedicated for education, research, scientific study of Nepalese flora and document them exquisite Botanical art and scientific botanical illustration form. The Studio is about the schooling of intelligence for those who wish to gain knowledge in the subject. Small size classes, workshops are facilitated and individual instruction by Artist /Botanical illustrator Neera Joshi.

Secondarily, Neera shares her experiences inspired from nature that she gained for past two decades and senses a better world to share and live in harmony. She uses acrylic in canvases and water color as her best medium.

Studio Petals: A Botanical art school in the foothills of the Himalayas

Neera at the Studio
Neera at the Studio

Past events with Studio

  • 2020
    Scientific Botanical illustration course
    attended by a first group of Masters in Botany, TU
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  • 2019
    Botanical Art workshops
    for school children to College teachers and students, Telangana Heritage, State Museum, Hyderabad.
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  • 2017/2019
    Scientific Botanical illustration workshop for Botanists and scientific officers
    at KATH, National Herbarium and Plants Laboratory,
  • 2018
    Fine art students attending two days art workshop
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  • 2015
    Artists to Kathmandu. A Botanical Art Exhibition (Britain Nepal 200 years celebration)
    Park Gallery Nepal
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  • 2015
    6 Botanical Artist from Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
    Kathmandu Arts center, Patan Dubar Square
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  • November 2014
    Botanical Illustration held for Participants , Flora Writing, Flora of Nepal
    at Central Dept of Botany,Tribhuvan University
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  • June 2013
    Collaborative art workshop/ training for public with “Project Nepal”
    at The Laboratory of National Herbarium, Godavari
  • June 2013
    Botanical Illustration workshop for Flora Writers, Dept of Medicinal Plants
    at The Laboratory of National Herbarium, Godavari
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