BOTANICAL ART IN INDONESIA 2018 – OPTIONAL TRAVEL SKETCHING with Leonie Norton
Botanical Artist, Educator & Author
Leonie is a practicing and exhibiting professional botanical artist, one of Australia’s most highly qualified botanical educators and a leading artist in her field. She is an international tutor of high regard and demand and is the author of ‘Women of Flowers: Botanical Art in Australia from the 1830s – 1960s’, the only published book on women’s Australian Botanical Art .
Her paintings are in private and public collections, both in Australia and overseas, including the prestigious Hunt Institute of Botanical Documentation in the USA. She teaches regular courses, and workshops throughout Australia and in New Zealand, Fiji, Canada and the UK and has also taught botanical art field techniques at Macquarie University. In addition, she is an International External Examiner for Botanical Art Certificate courses in the USA and has also been involved in selection and judging for Australian botanical art exhibitions.
Leonie exhibits annually at the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens, the Botanical Art Society of Australia exhibition and the Canberra Botanic exhibition. She is past President of the Botanical Art Society of Australia, and remains an active member. She is a regular contributor to Australia Artist Magazine, Artists’ Palette, Back to Basics and Drawing & Inspiration publications and also give talks to various organizations on Botanical Art.