Gillian Condy, South Africa’s premier botanical artist, will talk about her artwork and career. Everyone is welcome to join Gillian at a nearby cafe for more discussion after her presentation at Waterfall Way Gallery, 57 Hickory Street, Dorrigo.
Condy has been a resident botanical artist for the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) since 1983, and her work has been shown in more than 60 international exhibitions. Working predominantly in watercolours, Condy has, amongst other works, completed over 200 plates for Flowering Plants of Africa, illustrated two books by Charles Craib: Geophytic Pelargoniums (2001) and Grass Aloes in the South African Veld (2005). She has also illustrated 13 sets of postage stamps for Botswana.
Condy trained in the United Kingdom as a natural history illustrator, and completed her Master of Arts degree from the Royal College of Arts. She has received a number of awards for her beautiful artworks, and she regularly runs art courses for SANBI and BAASA (Botanical Artists Association of Southern Africa).
Read more about Gillian Condy here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bwt_8KQth4K8VVBYTnMzQXJvaGM/view