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Botanical artist offers a chance to learn more about aromas

The event provides a perfect opportunity for fragrance enthusiasts, culinary and beverage professionals, or young researchers in biochemistry to learn more about aromas, not only through scent differentiation but also through botanical art illustrations of plant groups and insights from botanist-artist Phan Thị Thanh Nhã.

 

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The three-day event will be held from February 23. Photo courtesy of annamgallery.com 

HCM CITY – A workshop and exhibition on botanical art will open on February 23 at An Nam Gallery. 

During this open studio, attendees will gain fundamental knowledge about the process of extracting essential oils and identifying the diversity of a single-note fragrance using various extraction methods.

It provides a perfect opportunity for fragrance enthusiasts, culinary and beverage professionals, or young researchers in biochemistry to learn more about aromas, not only through scent differentiation but also through botanical art illustrations of plant groups and insights from botanist-artist Phan Thị Thanh Nhã.

Nhã is a botanist and botanical illustrator. She has an MA in Biology from the University of Natural Sciences, National University of Hồ Chí Minh City. 

Starting as a botanist, Nhã entered the botanical art community in 2021, after an extended period of botanical illustration. She is the first Vietnamese representative to be shortlisted in the International Botanical Illustration Competition at the Margaret Flockton Awards in 2023 in Australia.

Recent exhibitions she participated in include TABA Plantae Documentary, Taiwan (2024), Fields of Optics | Chapter I: Biocenosis, Đà Lạt, Việt Nam (2023) and Tropical Plants of the World in Thailand (2023).

The event will be at Annam Gallery, 371/4 Hai Bà Trưng Street, Võ Thị Sáu Ward, District 3. 

Registration link: https://forms.gle/FCwHDJ72H7q6gyDq5. Maximum participants 20 people per session. Registration will be closed when capacity is reached.

Early bird ticket price VNĐ150,000 and 200,000 for walk-ins. –

Theo Vietnamnews