Lee McCaffree is a botanical illustrator in watercolor. She began her career in London, England studying under Christabel King of Kew Gardens and Capel Manor Environmental College. She received Silver Gilt Medals for showing her “Pinus” series and her “Plants in Peril” series at the Royal Horticultural Society exhibitions in London. Her work is included in the collection of the Hunt Institute of Botanical Documentation and was shown at their 10th International Exhibition. Lee won Best of Show at the Northwest ASBA Exhibition in Portland, OR. Her showings include juried exhibitions at Longwood Gardens; Horticultural Society of New York; Missouri, Chicago and Denver Botanic Gardens; Strybing Arboretum; New York State Museum; Johnson & Johnson Headquarters; Oakland Museum; Loveland Museum (Colorado); Filoli; Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT. and other venues. She is an artist in Florilegium Guild at Filoli Historic Gardens. She is active in the American Society of Botanical Artists. She teaches botanical art classes at Filoli and with private groups. She also does private commission paintings. Much of her work concentrates on native plants.