Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - At 11:00 am on Wednesday, January 9th, Mike Laking’s first international solo show The Gardens Are in Bloom! will open. The art will remain on show for the month January: Monday - Sunday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
The show features 40 floral pieces, showcasing magnificent exotic tropical haliconia, orchid and bird of paradise flowers. Also featured will be water lilies, gazania, amaryllis, hibiscus, plumeria, gerbers, bougainvillea and cactus flowers.
Mike Laking is a digital photo artisan who specializes in flowers. Using computer graphic techniques, and his original photographs, he creates unique digital giclée photoart that emulates painting styles reminiscent of Georgia O’Keeffe.
His fine art giclées are printed using museum quality archival inks, on fine art paper, gloss photographic paper, or premium gloss canvas, in limited editions. Each limited edition print is signed and numbered, and includes a certificate of authenticity.
Mike’s art has been featured in numerous Canadian exhibits, galleries, articles and on TV. It has won several national and international awards and is included in collections across Canada, United States, Europe and Mexico. Tour previous exhibits and view TV interviews with like on YouTube. Search for Mike Laking.
The exhibit is free, with the $60 pesos admission to the Gardens.
Located 30 minutes south of Old Town at Km. 24 on Highway 200, Vallarta Botanical Gardens offer something to keep every age group happy; from a Rose Garden for the romantic to jungle trails for the adventurous and a Carnivorous Plants area for the younger generation! The Botanical Gardens' vibrant and elegant settings also offer the perfect venue for weddings and special occasions. For more information, call (322) 223-6182 or visit VBGardens.org.
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