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FEW PEOPLE outside the botanical painting community will have heard of Vivienne Rew. But as the winner of Jackson&r...
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FEW PEOPLE outside the botanical painting community will have heard of Vivienne Rew. But as the winner of Jackson’s ‘Plant Life Botanical Illustration’ competition in November last year Rew is set to become known more widely outside botanical art circles now.
On behalf of Jackson’s Art Sandra Wall Armitage - President of the Society of Botanical Artists(and former colleague of mine from Art College lecturing days) - presented Rew with the competition’s top prize.
Rew’s winning entry ‘Fading Beauty’ was described by the SBA President as: “…..a vibrant piece with exquisite datail…”. And it certainly is - making one wish one could paint like that too!
To read more about Vivienne Rew's watercolour of a Papaver orientale visit https://www.jacksonsart.com/blog/2017/11/21/vivienne-rew-winner-plant-life-botanical-illustration-comp/