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Classic Botanicals

Curriculum Vitae

2017English Garden Favourites CLASSIC BOTANICALS:
Exhibition April 1st - May 26th at the Stark Gallery, Canterbury.
2016The Florilegium: Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
Celebrating 200 years.
Illustrated hardback book published by RBGS to celebrate the gardens Bicentenary which includes Hazel’s Watercolour on paper of Crocus tommasinianus
Florilegium: Sydney’s Painted Garden Exhibition at the Museum of Sydney 30th July - 30th October 2016
A Sissinghurst Flora - National Trust commission for use of 30 colour plates to illustrate hardback garden guide. Publication in spring 2018
2013Landscape magazine - July/August Hazel’s interview with a step by step workshop on how to create 3 dimensional form.
The Florilegium Society at the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney invited Hazel to submit an original watercolour of Crocus tommasinianus for a 2016 exhibition to celebrate the Bicentenary of the RBGS.
Botanical Forum: A Summers Day At Saltwood Castle – Hazel was speaker and events organiser at this special day of art appreciation at Saltwood Castle, Kent, A rare viewing of the private art collection included many botanical works by Raymond Booth and a rare 400 year old black and white edition of Basilius Besler’s Hortus Eystettensis.
2011November Feature Artist at ArtplantaeToday. Hazel shares aspects of her work and discusses teaching, learning and creating botanical art. Read the interview!
1 painting selected by ASBA for inclusion in the American Society of Botanical Artists/Horticultural Society of New York 14th Annual International Juried Exhibition

2010 Original painting commissioned and three worksheets purchased, by the Herbarium Library Kew, for inclusion in Bulbmania exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Kew
Awarded silver-gilt medal for a collection of 8 paintings of species Muscari at the Royal Horticultural Society
Start of Flora of Sissinghurst - portraits of the top 50 iconic plants, a long-term project, and a personal favourite garden of Kent
Member of the American Society of Botanical Artists.
2009 Commission by the Herbarium Library, Kew for Bulbmania exhibition 2008 Fellow of the Linnean Society of London 2007 2 paintings exhibited at the Hunt Institute 12th International, Pittsburgh Purchase of 1 painting by the Hunt Institute 2006 Purchase of 3 paintings of auriculas by the RHS Lindley Library
Commission for Highgrove Florilegium
2005 Awarded a Gold Grenfell Medal for a collection of 8 paintings of Phlox paniculata by the Royal Horticultural Society
2003 Attended a 5 day course with Anne-Marie Evans at her home in Rutland
1993 10 years of teaching art and craft classes to adults and children
1979 15 year London-based design career in publishing, retail and consultancy for Mitchell Beazley/WHSmith
Marks and Spencer/Michael Peters and Lewis Moberly