Botanical Artist


Botanical Artist

Medium:  Graphite, Colored Pencil, Pen & Ink, Watercolor

Current juried exhibits: 

“Weird, Wild and Wonderful”, NY Botanical Garden/American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA)

“Fourth Coast Illuminated”, Kalamazoo Nature Center/Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (GNSI)

Past juried exhibits:

               2013:  “Inspired by Nature” Great River Chapter of ASBA, Edina Art Center

2012:   Royal Horticultural Society, Westminster, England, awarded silver medal for work:

             “Minnesota Native Coniferous Trees”

2011:   “Green Currency”, NY Botanical Garden/American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA)

2010:  “13th International Exhibit”, NY Horticultural Society/ASBA

Botanical Art Exhibit, Filoli in Woodside, CA

GNSI Conference Exhibit, Raleigh, NC

International Hosta Society Exhibit at annual conference, Bloomington, MN

2009:    Botanical Art Exhibit, ASBA annual conference, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

              Botanical Art Exhibit, Filoli in Woodside, CA

Art Studies and Projects

Minnesota Boreal Forest Art Project:  Exploring the Northern Forest Biome through Scientific Illustration

MN School of Botanical Art – attended various classes and Masters Workshops. 

Member:  Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, American Society of Botanical Artists

BS in Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin with focus on drawing and printmaking



Nancy grew up in a small Wisconsin town, exploring the surrounding woods, ponds and fields.  She loved drawing from early on, which led to a degree in Fine Arts.  Her career started in medical illustration and graphic design.   Living on a small hobby farm developed her passion for botany and the natural world.  Nancy has shown her  Botanical Art with the Royal Horticultural Society in London, at the NY Botanical Garden in NY, at the ASBA/HSNY International Exhibit in NYC, Phoenix Art Museum, Filoli, Raleigh and regionally in Minnesota and Wisconsin.