List of Australian botanical illustrators

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Cooktown Orchid (Vappodes phalaenopsis) by Vera Scarth-Johnson

This is a list of botanical illustrators born or active in Australia.

Botanical illustration involves the painting, drawing and illustration of plants and ecosystems. Often meticulously observed, the botanical art tradition combines both science and art, and botanical artists throughout the centuries have been active in collecting and cataloguing a huge variety of species.

Australian botanical illustrators[edit]

A[edit]

B[edit]

C[edit]

  • Kaye Chin

D[edit]

  • Luke Davis (1982–present - born in Victoria, Australia
  • Edgar Dell (1901–2008) - born in England

E[edit]

  • Lesley Elkan - born in Sydney[1]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

  • Tanya Hoolihan - born in western NSW[1]
  • Annie Hughes - born in Sydney[1]

I[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

  • John Lewin (1770–1819) - born in England
  • Angela Lober (born in Sydney)[1]

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

Q[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

T[edit]

  • Emil Todt (1810–1900) - born in Berlin, Germany

U V W[edit]

  • Patricia Weeks (born 1938) - Alice Springs, Central Australia; born in Melbourne
  • Jennifer Wilkinson (born 1947) - born in Tasmania

X Y Z[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Botanical Art School of Melbourne
  • Shirley Sherwood's books on botanical illustration
  1. ^ a b c d "Artists in the gallery". Sydney Living Museums. Museum of Sydney. 6 July 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-29. 

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