Wednesday June 3, 2020

Shevaun Doherty's botanical art is not for the faint-hearted

Doherty's interest developed after visit to London gallery in 2008

29th November, 2015
Shevaun Doherty was awarded a gold medal for her plant portrait of Iris foetidissima

Egypt and revolution are not words that you would readily associate with purple carrots. But for botanical artist Shevaun Doherty, they have a particular connection.

Despite a keen interest in art and the natural world, Doherty only developed an interest in botanical art in 2008 after a visit to the Shirley Sherwood botanical art gallery in Kew, London.

“I had never really given traditional botanical art much thought, finding it a bit staid and not very...

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