Originally Appeared in The Botanical Artist - Volume 18, Issue 1

The Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood, St.James’s Palace, London, reports, “The Queen has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire: Order (O.B.E.), Dr. Shirley Angela Sherwood, Botanical Art Collector, for services to Botanical Art.”

The Order of the British Empire recognises distinguished service to the arts and sciences, public services outside the Civil Service and work with charitable and welfare organisations of all kinds.

Congratulations, Dr. Sherwood!