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 Awards

 

1999   Group Gold Medal with The Chelsea Physic Garden Florilegium Society, Royal       Horticultural Society.

1998   Certificate of Botanical Merit, The Society of Botanical Artists. Judged by Brent           Elliot (Librarian and Archivist to The Royal Horticultural Society).

1997   Gold Medal, Royal Horticultural Society.

1996   Certificate of Botanical Merit, The Society of Botanical Artists. Judged by                   Anne-Marie Evans (International botanical art teacher).

1995   Gold Medal, Royal Horticultural Society.


Exhibitions

 

2017   "British Artists in the Shirley Sherwood Collection", Kew, London.

2016   "An Interior Garden of Botanical Art" ILevel Studio, New York City, with Susan Frei Nathan Fine Works on Paper 

2015   London’s Secret Garden An Exhibition of Plant Portraits, Chelsea Physic garden, London.

2015   "Different - Identical" with herman de vries and Sylvia Peter.   Forum Botanische Kunst, the Altern Stern at Thungersheim, Germany.

2015   "The Joy of Spring" Paintings from the Shirley Sherwood Collection, Kew, London.

2015   Architectural Digest Home Design Show, New York City, with Susan Frei Nathan Fine Works on Paper

2014   "Duets", Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburgh, USA

2014   "Löwenzahn" (Dandelion), Forum Botanische Kunst, the Altern Stern at Thungersheim, Germany. 

2014   "The Magnified Eye II: Contemporary Botanical Portraiture" Diane Birdsall Gallery, Connecticut, USA

2012/3   "Portraits of leaves and fungi" Paintings from the Shirley Sherwood Collection, Kew, London.

2012   "The Magnified Eye: Contemporary Botanical Portraiture" Reeves-Reed Arboretum, New Jersey, USA

2011   "Floras neue Meister" Palmegarten, Frankfurt, Germany.

2010   13th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburgh, USA

2010   "Bildnisse einer Blüte" (Portraits of a Blossom), Forum Botanische Kunst,        the Altern Stern at Thungersheim, Germany.

2009    "Neues aus der Krautschicht" (News from the herbal layer), Forum Botanische Kunst, the Altern Stern at Thungersheim, Germany. 

2008    The Society of Botanical Artists, Westminster Hall, London.

2007   'Seeing Potential', Gallery 27, Cork Street, London (solo).

2006    The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne (group - Chelsea                           Physic Garden  Florilegium Society).

2001   The Tulip: A Botanical Icon, Hortus, London (group).
2000    Hunt Institute, USA (group - Chelsea Physic Garden Florilegium Society).

1999   The Royal Horticultural Society, London (group - Chelsea Physic Garden                    Florilegium Society).

1998   The Society of Botanical Artists, Westminster Hall, London.

1997   The Society of Botanical Artists, Westminster Hall, London.

1997   The Royal Horticultural Society, London.

1997   Addendum, Henley-on-Thames (solo).

1996   The Society of Botanical Artists, Westminster Hall, London.
1995    Harlow Carr Botanical Gardens, Harrogate (group).
1995   The Royal Horticultural Society, London.
1994   Harlow Carr Botanical Gardens, Harrogate (group).

Published Work

 

Allium subhirsutum, Botanical Illustration from Chelsea Physic Garden, Andrew Brown, 2015, Antique Collectors' Club.

Horse Chestnut, Treasures of Botanical Art, Shirley Sherwood and Martyn Rix, 2008, Kew Publishing

Rose and Wild Vetch, The Still Life Sketching Bible, D. Poxon, 2008, Chartwell Books,Inc.

Pulsatilla vernalis, Flower Paintings from the Apothecaries' Garden, A. Brown, 2005, Antique Collectors' Club.

Three designs for the Collectors' Plate Series (Autumn),  Royal Horticultural Society, 1996-98.

Collections
Hunt Institute
Kunstsammlung der Volksbank Offenburg
The Shirley Sherwood Collection
Chelsea Physic Garden
Press
 
"Duets" (pdf) official details of the Hunt Institute Exhibition 2014
            web article on ArtPlantae website
Video promoting the Rory McEwen Colours of Reality exhibition at the Royal Botanica Gardens, Kew in 2013. Longer video that played during the exhibition.
Pittsburgh Tribune: review of the 13th International Exhibition at the Hunt Institute 24/11/2010