Welcome to the home page for my artistic and botanical endeavors; browse through pages to view my art images, resume or CV, list of events (including workshops, shows, and lectures), and information on purchasing sets, prints, gift cards, and originals. My 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 me there!
See UPDATED CALENDAR, WITH 2020 and 2021 Shows, Workshops, and other events.
See a selection of Linda's hand-painted silk hangings and scarves.
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Updated December 2nd, 2020: Linda's Botany and Botanical Art events into 2020: I am back! (Coming out of my Covid-19 protective shell :)
Image to right is of print I contributed to the raffle. Artist proof, retail value $75
December 5th and 10th. I will be at Chimera Gallery, Lopez Island, Washington for the day; stop by, see my work, and purchase a raffle ticket to win one of many items donated by member artists. All proceeds go to the Lopez School Art Department.)
Bookmark are available at Chimera Gallery, at the Lopez Preschool Online Sale, or through my page at Eventeny.
December 1st. I am participating in the online sale to support the Lopez Island Preschool, Lopez Preschool Online Sale,
December 1-31. Holiday Group Show and Raffle. Chimera Gallery, Lopez Island, Washington. Every year our little but beautiful cooperative gallery has a raffle to support our Lopez School Art Department. Most of our artists donate work to be raffled off, all monies from raffle tickets go directly to the school.
I have donated one of my Adiantum triad prints, 4 packs of bookmarks, and a box of notecards. Raffle items appear on the Chimera Gallery Instagram site. You can purchase tickets at the gallery through December 5th at 5 pm.
Normally we have a big holiday party when winners are announced, but this year is a virtual event: join artists on Instagram or Facebook LIVE on December 5th, 6 pm.
Purchase packs or boxes of gift cards, Invitation-sized cards and A7 cards.
Other Holiday Shopping Online
Besides Bookmarks, I have three different sizes of cards available for sale Chimera Gallery and online. Local to Lopez Island? See the site benefiting the Lopez Island Preschool. See descriptions below for card boxes or card packs; for single cards go to the gallery page and click on the image you wish to purchase. Each image will have price for matted print, unmatted print, or card. All cards come with an envelope.
Gift Cards are approximately 2 inches by 3 inches and are used to attached to a gift.
Invitation sized cards are approximately 3 & 1/2 inches by 5 inches, large enough to send in US Mail, and appropriate for a short note.
A7 cards are approximately 5 inches by 7 inches. $4 cards have are printed on watercolor paper and have a deckled edge.
Popular Box of A7 Cards: Northwest Wildflowers
Northwest Wildflower Boxed Card Set
Ten Designs for $24; Included in set are the following cards which sell individually at $4.00 each.
Included are: Columbine ~ Aquilegia formosa
Balsamroot ~ Balsamorhiza deltoidea
Fairyslipper Orchid ~ Calypso bulbosa
Great Camas ~ Camassia leichtlinii
Phantom Orchid ~ Cephalanthera austineae
Coralroot Orchid ~ Corallorhiza maculata
Shooting Star ~ Dodecatheon pulchellum
Chocolate Lily ~ Fritillaria affinis
Western Tiger Lily ~ Lilium columbianum
Deer Fern ~ Blechnum spicant
See my VBA Workshops page for more information. Any workshop offered will be done so in a "Covid-Safe" manner.
Spring Workshops in the desert southwest and on Lopez Island
March 13th - 14th: PENDING. An Introduction to Botanical Art, Desert Style!Contact Sonoran Desert Inn and Conference Center if you are interested. Ajo, Arizona
April 17th - 18th: Sketch Your Way to Better Botany at the Lopez Island Grange.
May 15th - 16th: An Introduction to Botanical Watercolor at the Lopez Island Grange.
June 18th - 19th:Botanical Watercolor: Hone your Skills at the Lopez Island Grange.
Look on the workshop page for other lectures, workshops, and shows, with several
in Washington, Oregon, California, and Hawaii.
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 is affiliated with UC Berkeley and UW Seattle herbaria.
|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: Vascular 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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