Kristin Jakob ~ Botanical Illustration Retrospective

September 1 - December 29, 2017

Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture

San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum
Golden Gate Park
1199 Ninth Avenue
San Francisco, California 94122


This exhibition showcases a cross-section of work spanning nearly 40 years by California botanical artist Kristin Jakob. From her teens to the present day, Kristin has faithfully represented plants, lichens and mushrooms in watercolor and pen & ink for private commissions, educational publications and commercial applications. Examples from her line of self-published prints will be on display and available for purchase.

Artist's Reception:

Thursday, September 21, 5-7 PM

Library Hours:

10 AM - 4 PM, Closed Tuesdays and most holidays

Tel 415-661-1316 ext 403




  • Sweet violet, Viola odorata, Watercolor © 1978 Kristin Jakob
  • Norway Group: harebell, Campanula rotundifolia; Bloddy Cranesbill, Geranium sanguineum;Birdsfoot Trefoil,Lotus corniculatus, Watercolor ©1981 Kristin Jakob
  • California oatgrass, Danthonia californica, Pen & ink © 1995 Kristin Jakob