Annie Patterson

Personal Information

37120 Champigny sur Veude, France



  • Graphic design BA - 1974-2010
  • Diploma in Botanical art 2000-2002 – Chelsea Physic Garden – Anne-Marie Evans, Gillian Barlow

Memberships and Collections

  • Hampton Court Palace Florilegium Society – Fellow, founder member
  • American Society for Botanical Artists
  • Florilegium Society at the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, Australia
  • Highgrove Florilegium
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Kew collection, London
  • Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburg USA
  • Dutch Society of Botanical Artists
  • SFIB – society for Botanical Artists in France


Watercolour on paper and vellum, gouache and occasionally oil paint


Subjects are painted from ‘real’ plants in a naturalistic way, aiming for interesting compositions whilst still maintaining botanical accuracy. Most plants sourced from my own garden from an ever growing collection of specimens.