Welcome to the home page for Linda Ann Vorobik's artistic and botanical endeavors; browse through pages to view her art images, resume or CV, list of events (including workshops, shows, and lectures), and information on purchasing cards, prints, gift cards, and originals. Linda's work can be purchased at selected retail outlets, from this website (see gallery page), and can also be seen and purchased at Chimera Gallery, on Lopez Island, WA. Stop by and say hello: you may find her there!
See UPDATED CALENDAR, WITH 2014 EVENTS.
See a selection of Linda's hand-painted silk hangings and scarves.
Vorobik Botanical Art now has a facebook page.
Follow Linda's Blog on Blogspot, with latest postings from October, 2012.
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New this month (January 17th, 2014):
UPCOMING SHOW AND TALKS
January 11th - February 7th. Group show of art at Chimera Gallery on Lopez, including new silks and a new botanical watercolor (of a topical plant....topical, not tropical!) by Linda. Come and see what it is!
February 5th-9th. Meet Linda at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show and see her botanical art and hand painted silks. Guest jeweler: the fabulous (and I mean fabulous) CiCi! Washington State Convention Center, downtown Seattle. Booth 503, right next to Molbacs, and one booth from the display gardens!
March 14th-16th. Meet Linda and see her art at the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show. Three days of orchids, orchids, orchids, in gorgeous displays. Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA (at Las Positas Road exit). Booth [to be announced].
, and . April 10th. Lecture and show and sale of art for the monthly meeting of the El Cerrito Garden Club, El Cerrito, CA. 7007 Moeser Ln El Cerrito, CA 94530 (El Cerrito Community Center, site of Garden Club meetings). 35% of sales returned to ECGC.
, and . Saturday, April 26th. Botanical art lecture and show and sale of art in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA, for Spring Gardening Workshop. Details to be announced.
see workshop page for complete list of shows, workshops, and other events, with links for more information.Questions? Contact Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org
March 22nd-23rd: Workshop: An Introduction to Botanical Art. Santa Barbara Botanical Garden, Santa Barbara, California.
May 31st - June 1st. Field Sketching--Taking notes in a visual manner. Part One: Drawing leaves, stems, and habits. Siskiyou Field Institute, Selma OR. When so many of the endemic serpentine wildflowers are in bloom! This workshop along with Field Sketching Part Two are designed to not only help with journaling, but also to create an your own personal illustrated glossary of plant terms. Mornings are spent in the classroom looking at different kinds of leaves and portions of plants (habits), learning terminology, making sketches, with afternoons in the field sketching the plants we see, getting to know them a bit better through journaling.
June 2nd to June 3rd. Field sketching--Taking notes in a visual manner. Part Two: Drawing flowers, inflorescences and fruits. Siskiyou Field Institute, Selma OR. This workshop along with Field Sketching Part One are designed to not only help with journaling, but also to create an your own personal illustrated glossary of plant terms.
June 20th-22nd: Painting wildflowers: from field to studio. Point Reyes National Seashore, CA.
One of several card packs available, this is the most unique, as it walks you through some of the different steps and skills, or "art processes", that the botanical artist must understand in order to create images such as "Medley of Oncidiinae" (image to the lower right).
Art Processes (A7 Cards, 6 per set, $18)
Spring Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest (A7 Cards, 6 per set, $18)
Linda's Favorites (A7 Cards, 6 per set, $18)
Cultivated Orchids: Oncidiinae (A7 Cards, 6 per set, $18)
Four West Coast Ferns (A7 Cards, 8 per set, $18)
Ferns and Flowers (A7 Cards, 8 per set, $18)
Announcement-sized Cards (5per set, $8)
Vorobik Botanical Art Cards Now Available at SAM Gift Shop A selection of botanical art cards can be found at the Seattle Art Museum Gift Shop; if you enjoy these, request other designs!
Gallery Page Updated complete with PayPal. Easy ways to explore Linda's art are to visit the gallery page, the page that summarizes notecard packs, or look for species illustrated in art for sale as listed by common name or scientific name.
New Work Most of the originals gallery page have been sold; New paintings are introduced here one at a time. Shown here is Wolf Lichen (Letharia columbiana), exectued in pen and ink with watercolor.
Four different gift card packs are available, each with 6 different designs included:
6 Fern Designs
6 Lopez Wildflower Designs
5 Flowers and 1 Rose Hips
6 Cultivated Orchid Designs
Look on the workshop page for other 2014 lectures, workshops, and shows, with several
in Washington, Oregon, and California.
I will host an Introduction
to Botanical Illustration Workshop on Lopez
Island, WA, or at a location of your choice, if I have enough interest. For more information, email me at email@example.com.
I have posted information
for commissioned botanical illustrations.
This would be of interest to botanists wishing to commission illustrations
and to other illustrators interested in my fees or business procedure.
For teachers: I have posted
a PDF for teachers to use, illustrating different types of inflorescences,
or flowering stalks. And for those learning about botanical art,
I have posted a botanical
art annotated bibliography (first draft).
Happy exploring the wonderful
world of plants & revelling in nature through art!
Linda Ann Vorobik, botanist, editor,
and illustrator of numerous botanical publications, cherishes all
three west coast states as home. She holds a PhD from the University
of Oregon, and conducts field research and teaches in the
Siskiyou Mountains and at other sites. She currently lives on
Lopez Island, Washington, and visits Berkeley on a regular basis,
where she is a Research Associate at the University Herbarium, UC.
|Linda has over 25 years of illustration
and college level teaching experience, and is principal illustrator
of, for example, The Flora of Santa Cruz Island, The
Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California, and has contributed
many illustrations to the Morphology and Evolution of Vascular
Plants. For more information, see her Resume.
For a complete list of her work experience and publications, see
her Curriculum Vitae.
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