The Artist


Plant Families Project Re-energized

Hi all! The “plant families” project is re-envisioned and re-energized! I got so excited about Selaginella, the genus Selaginellaceae is named after, I kept putting off publishing in favor of writing something long and in depth. Full disclosure, though, filling the post with detailed research and informative illustrations weren’t the only […]


Image of budding Mertensia macdougalii

My Artist Statement

As a student of ArtBox Institute, I’ve learned about branding, marketing, business planning, insurance for artists, and public speaking- just few of the topics already covered in this 5 month long course. Tuesday evening, we learned from Matt Beaty about creating an online base, a great reminder that regularly posting content […]


Introduction

Hello and welcome to my first blog post! The following is an description of where I’ve been, where I’m at, and where I’m going on my path of aspiring botanical illustrator and educator. Background I have always enjoyed drawing, reading, and working with my hands. While growing up, I amused […]