Our Artists

Robyn Douglas

Robyn works mainly with coloured pencils which allow her to work quickly from live specimens. The drawings are completed over the life cycle of the plants taking up many months.

Sandra Ford

Sandra’s superb illustrations reflect her extensive knowledge and passion for plants. Every tiny detail including damage exposes the complete character and life story of the plant.

Jennifer Foster-Hamilton

Since joining the Society, she has created elegant graceful botanical watercolours through which her true love of flowers, design and colour really shines.

Anne Hayes

Anne is a renowned artist and produces stunning watercolour pieces. She has been working as a freelance illustrator running her own business.


Cassandra Hodgins

Cassandra spent her early years growing up in the central Queensland outback. She became hooked on botanical art when attending a short course in botanical illustration followed by several years of wonderful tutoring.

Tanya Hoolihan

Blessed with a talent in art, she obtained a PhD in Natural History Illustration. Her research allowed her to combine her love of Australian history, her German heritage and her passion for botanical illustration.

Florence Joly

Florence is a keen photographer and likes to capture close up details in plants. She transpose this view in her works, using essentially coloured pencils.

Minjung Oh

Minjung moved to Australia from Korea. After a career in music, she found a passion to draw Australian plants and brings a different artistic style to her paintings.

Linda Phanekham

From a career in the welfare sector, Linda moved into the art world while living in Cairns, and was involved with the Cairns Art Society for some years. After moving to Brisbane, she joined the Botanical Artists' Society.

Gabrielle Pragasam

Gabrielle Pragasam developed her love for natural detail while studying at the Watercolour Society of Queensland and Margaret Saul School of Botanic Art

Eva Richards

Eva is one of a small group of artists in Australia working on calfskin vellum. She also work with pen & ink, depicting her subject with tiny dots.

Louise Saunders

As a professional artist, Louise had an enjoyable and rewarding career – travel, publications in books and magazines, residencies, commissions and exhibitions, and artwork sold across Australia and overseas.

Nola Sindel

The study of plants, animals and painting has always interested Nola. After retiring from a career in education, she incorporated these into her artworks.

Kay Sullivan

As a student of biology and bacteriology in her youth, Kay enjoyed producing detailed diagrams. She carried this passion later in life with botanical art.

Lyndsay Watts

Lindsay has painted botanical subjects in watercolour since childhood and enjoys varied interests in art, writing, music and botany.