Self taught artist. Previously specialized in paintings of birds, now paint purely botanically. UK Society of Botanical Artists(SBA) diploma in Botanical Art (distinction). Member of SBA and ASBA. RHS Silver Grenfell medal in 2011 for Magnolia x soulangeana series of paintings. Hunt Institute of Botanical Documentatioon collection, due to exhibit 2013. I have taught natural history (ornithological and botanical) art for many years, both in Norway and the UK.