Lucy T Smith
botanical artist

Since 2000
Freelance botanical illustrator at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London.
Private painting commissions.

2014 - present
Teacher at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - Botanical Art and Illustration

2010 - present
Teacher at the Chelsea School of Botanical Art, Chelsea Physic Garden, London - Diploma of Botanical Painting

Preparing and presenting the workshop See More at RBG Kew for The Big Draw

1995 - 1997
Tutor and lecturer in Illustration and History of Visual Communication, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.

1995 - 1997
Freelance botanical and natural history illustrator -
Coursework Tutor and workshop organiser, Open College of the Arts, Queensland, Australia.

Lucy's work has been published in numerous scientific journals and books, including: Kew Bulletin, Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Palms - Journal of the International Palm Society, Adansonia, Novon, Taxon, Phytotaxa, Blumea. Books: Plants of the Melaleuca Woodlands, Genera Palmarum II, Flora of Australia, Field Guide to the Palms of New Guinea, Field Guide to the Rattans of Africa, Artists' Kew.

1999 - Master of Creative Arts, James Cook University
1994 - Bachelor of Visual Arts (Hons), James Cook University, Townsville.