Botanical Artist

 


WENDY BROCKMAN

fine art


612 770-1500

WENDY@WENDYBROCKMAN.COM

www.wendybrockman.com


BIOGRAPHY


Wendy Brockman’s art is the result of thoughtful observation and often focuses on environmental subjects. Well known for her botanicals, Brockman’s work explores her interests in art and nature. Widely collected, her paintings are held in many private collections and in the permanent collections of The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Starhill Forest Arboretum, The Bell Museum of Natural History, The Andersen Horticultural Library and The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. Wendy currently lives and works in Edina, Minnesota and shows her work in exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe.



GROUP EXHIBITIONS


Birds in Art   2010

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin    


Portraits of a Garden

Kew Gardens, London, England2010

 

The Bird Show

Edina Art Center, Edina, Minnesota 2010


Drawn to Nature

Bell Museum of Natural History, Minneapolis, Minnesota2009


Autumn Oaks

Royal Horticultural Society, London, England2007


BLOOM! Botanical Art Through the Ages

Bell Museum of Natural History, Minneapolis, Minnesota2006


Portraits of a Garden

Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin, Germany2006


Botanical Treasures: Invitational International Exhibition of 

Contemporary Botanical Paintings 

Millbrook Free Library, Millbrook, New York2006


Focus on Nature IX

New York State Museum, Albany, New York2006


Drawn to Nature

Bell Museum of Natural History, Minneapolis, Minnesota2006


Art Perchance

Minneapolis Institute of Art Minneapolis, Minnesota                         2005 & 2006


Eighth International Botanical Art Exhibition

Horticultural Society of New York, New York, New York2005


Fresh Cut

Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota2005


Wide Open Spaces

PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, New York2004


Portraits of a Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, New York2004


Seventh International Botanical Art Exhibition

Horticultural Society of New York, New York, New York2004


Botanical Bounty: Invitational International Exhibition 

The Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut2003


Portraits of a Garden 

Central Park Arsenal Gallery, New York, New York2003


Sixth International Botanical Art Exhibition

Horticultural Society of New York, New York, New York2003


The Rites of Spring

Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History 

Jamestown, New York2003


Portraits of a Garden 

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, New York                                2003


ASBA/USBG International Exhibition

United States Botanical Garden, Washington, DC2002


Focus on Nature VI

New York State Museum, Albany, New York2000


Art in Science

Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri1999


Celebrating the Tradition of Botanical Art 

Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Madison, Wisconsin1998


Focus on Nature V

New York State Museum, Albany, New York1998


Native Plants Along Minnehaha Creek

Royal Horticultural Society, London, England1997


Picturing Natural History

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC1996

 

Flora Reborn: The Wild and Cultivated Flowers of Spring

Ursus Books and Prints, New York, New York1996


8th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, 

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania1995



SOLO EXHIBITIONS


Look Closely

The Bakken Museum Minneapolis Minnesota                                   2003


COLLECTIONS


Private Collections

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium Society

Andersen Horticultural Library

Starhill Forest Arboretum

Bell Museum of Natural History

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum


AFFILIATIONS


Guild of Natural Science Illustrators

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium Society

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

American Society of Botanical Artists 

The International Oak Society