RESUME

SCIENCE ILLUSTRATOR & ARTIST

- 30+ years collaborating with/creating artwork for scientists, educators, authors, publishers
- 900+ projects, 180+ publications, 7000+ illustrations
- Projects include: botanical florilegia, botanical field guides, science text and trade books, professional science      journals, early-learner natural history books, permanent museum exhibits

- Emphasis on botanical subject matter, both extant and extinct

- Proficiency in Adobe CC (InDesign, AI, PS) and traditional media (pen and ink, watercolor)

- Clients include: Missouri Botanic Gardens, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver Museum of Nature & Science,          Chicago Field Museum, Miami Metro Zoo, Miami Science Museum; Peter Michael Winery, Botanical Interests      Company; Timber Press, Storey Publishing, Globe Pequot/Falcon Press, LTER (Long Term Educational Research      Network); Colorado Parks and Wildlife, US Fish and Wildlife Service

 

EDUCATOR

- Courses & Workshops, In-Person and Online, single to multi-day, Instructor and Developer,1995-present

- Denver Botanic Gardens School of Botanical Art & Illustration, Instructor, 1990-present

- Craftsy, Online Instructor of Drawing Perspective class

 

Affiliations

- Colorado Native Plant Society, 2015-present
- Rocky Mountain Society of Botanical Artists, 1995-present
- American Society of Botanical Artists, 1995-present
- Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, 1979-present

 

Board of Directors

- American Society for Collective Rights Licensing (ASCRL) - Advisory Board, 2021-present

- Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, Treasurer, 2000-2017

 

Distinctions/Awards

- Royal Horticulture Society, Gold Medal, 2017

- Botanical Illustrator Award - Excellence in Scientific Botanical Art, American Society of Botanical Artists, 2012

- Distinguished Service Award, Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, 2004

- Phi Beta Kappa Award, 1977

Selected Publications

  • Flora of North America, Volumes 6, 9,10,12,13,16,19, 20, 21; Missouri Botanic Gardens, 2006-present

  • Vineyard Journals: Peter Michael Winery, 2021-present

  • Greenhouse Gardener's Companion, Shane Smith; Chicago Press, IL, 2020

  • Common Southwest Native Plants, Jack Carter, Martha Carter, Donna Stevens, Jennifer Bousselot; Colorado Native Plant Society, 2018

  • Mushrooms of the Southeast, Todd Elliott & Steven Stephenson; Timber Press, Portland OR 2018

  • Mushrooms of the Rocky Mountain Region, Vera Evenson; Timber Press, Portland OR 2015

  • Meet the Natives, A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain Wildflowers, Trees, and Shrubs: Bridging the Gap Between Trail and Garden, Dan Johnson/M. Walter Pesman; Johnson Book, Boulder CO, 2012

  • Trees and Shrubs of New Mexico, Jack Carter, Mimbres Publishing, Silver City  NM, 2012

  • The Encyclopedia of Herbs. Arthur Tucker & Thomas DeBaggio; Timber Press, Portland OR, 2009

  • What Wrong with My Plant?, David Deardorff & Kathryn Wadsworth; Timber Press, Portland OR, 2009

  • Trees and Shrubs of Colorado, Jack Carter; Mimbres Publishing, Silver City NM, 2006

  • The Xeriscape Plant Guide, Denver Botanic Gardens; Fulcrum Publishing, Boulder CO,1996

Selected Exhibits

2022

- Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO, Seeing Red, Juried Exhibition

2021

- Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO, Golden Opportunity, Juried Exhibition

2020

- Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO, Garden and Haven, Juried Exhibition

2018

- AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science ) Headquarters, New York NY, Guild of          Natural Science Illustrators Members Exhibition, Juried Exhibit
- Denver Botanic Gardens, Botanica Spectaculum, Juried Exhibit

2017

- The Royal Horticultural Society Botanical, RHS Botanical Art Show, Juried International Exhibition, Group        GOLD MEDAL
- The Collective Community Art Center, Lafayette CO, Illustrated Urban Gardens, Juried Exhibition
- Open Space Mountain Parks, Boulder CO, Art Inspired By the Landscape, Juried Exhibition

2016

- University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Art Gallery of the Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and          Humanities, Potions, Poisons & Panaceas, Juried Exhibition

2015

- Open Space Mountain Parks, Boulder CO, Art Inspired By the Landscape, Juried Exhibition
- Denver Botanic Gardens, Steppe Plants: Botanical Illustrations featuring Plant Select, Juried Exhibition

 2013

- Parker Arts, Contemporary Traditions: Botanical Art and Illustration, Juried Exhibition

 2012

- Denver Botanic Gardens, Contemporary Traditions: Botanical Art and Illustration, Juried Exhibition
- Parker Adventist Hospital, Parker, CO, Healing Plants, Juried Exhibition

 2011

- Republic Plaza, Denver, Spectaculum Botanica II, invitational

2010

- Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, Meet the Natives, Juried Exhibition
- Denver Botanic Gardens, St George Art Museum, UT, From Penstemon to Pine, Juried Exhibition

2009

- Denver Botanic Gardens, Steamboat Art Museum, Rare: Imperiled Plants of Colorado, Juried Exhibition

2006

- University of Colorado,  Art in Science/Science in Art, Juried Exhibition
- Denver Botanic Gardens/ Garden Club of America, Botanical Treasures

2004

- Denver Botanic Gardens, Gates Gallery, Illustration, Instructors Exhibit

1985-present

- Thirteen GNSI (Guild of Natural Science Illustrators) juried member exhibitions

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