Jarnie is an award winning, self taught botanical artist painting realistic, detailed, and vibrant botanical watercolours. Born in London, she has also been a teacher, a graphic designer, and received a formal training in architecture. The work Jarnie focuses on as a botanical artist combines her love of structure, vibrancy, and detail, with precision and realism at its heart. her passion for botanical painting lies in vivid colour, detail, and the capturing of beautiful, but not always perfect flowers at larger than life scale.
Jarnie has been awarded a Royal Horticultural Society Silver-Gilt medal for her series of Echinacea watercolours, Her work is also found in public and private collections around the world, including the prestigious Hunt Institute of Botanical Documentation in Pittsburgh. In 2023, her first book 'Vibrant Botanical Painting: The life of plants in watercolour' was published by The Crowood Press