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Vorobik Botanical Art

P.O. Box 866, Lopez Island, WA 98261. 510-520-2423. vorobik@gmail.com

All images on this site copyright Linda Ann Vorobik unless otherwise stated; Use granted only with written permission.



Welcome to the home page for Linda Ann Vorobik's artistic and botanical endeavors; browse through pages to view her art images, resume or CV, list of events (including workshops, shows, and lectures), and information on purchasing cards, prints, gift cards, and originals. Linda's work can be purchased at selected retail outlets, from this website (see gallery page), and can also be seen and purchased at Chimera Gallery, on Lopez Island, WA. Stop by and say hello: you may find her there!


See a selection of Linda's hand-painted silk hangings and scarves.

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New this month (March 8, 2015):

Vorobik Botanical Art and Hand-Painted Silks at the Jack Mason Museum, Inverness, California

Vorobik Wren Silk


show March 8th-May 31st. Starts today! Show of Linda's botanical art and hand-painted silks at the Jack Mason Museum, Inverness (on Point Reyes), CA, Linda's favorite place to show her work! Reception today, March 8th, 1-4 pm. Prints, cards, and silk scarves will be for sale and 35% of sales will be donated back to the Jack Mason Museum.

lecture tag Tonight, March 8th, Drawing and Painting Wildflowers throughout the West; at the Dance Palace 503 B St., Point Reyes Station, 7 pm. Prints, cards, and silk scarves will be for sale and 35% of sales will be donated back to the Jack Mason Museum.

show March 13th-15th. Meet Linda and see her botanical art and hand-painted silks at the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show. Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA (at Las Positas Road exit). Booth [to be announced].

lecture tag & show April 9th, 10 am. Lopez Garden Club, Lopez Island, WA. Join Linda for an illustrated talk about her botanical adventures and art Drawing and Painting Wildflowers throughout the West; a show of artwork follows, with a new selection of scarves, and items that demonstrate how she does her work.

2015 Siskiyou Field Workshops Listed

Sisk botanizing

workshop June 20th & 21st, Saturday and Sunday: Botanizing Poker Flat and Bolan Lake. Botanical hiking, keying...a plant identification extravaganza in the Siskiyou Mountains of southwestern Oregon. The Siskiyou Field Institute.

workshop July 10th, Friday: Botanizing Bigelow Lakes. Botanical hiking, come along for the wildflowers, or ID as many plants as possible, or collect grasses, sedges, and rushes in prep for the July 11-12 "Master the Graminoids" workshop. The Siskiyou Field Institute.

workshop July 11th and 12th, Saturday and Sunday: Master the Graminoids, a plant identification workshop. This workshop is all about learning the characters used within the Poaceae, Juncaceae, and Cyperaceae, and keying, keying, keying! The Siskiyou Field Institute.

Vorobik Botanical Art & Silks at the Miller Library

Through Dec. 23rd Linda's botanical prints, cards, and silks will be available for sale at the Miller Library, UW, Seattle.

Also, hank you to Westerlay Orchids for carrying Vorobik botanical art cards. Visit their showroom at 3504 Via Real, Carpinteria, California. You will be amazed by the variety of lovely orchids.

Cards are available for wholesale purchase...would your be a good place for the highest quality botanical art cards? See Vorobik's Wholesale List.

Art Processes Card Pack

One of several card packs available, this is the most unique, as it walks you through some of the different steps and skills, or "art processes", that the botanical artist must understand in order to create images such as "Medley of Oncidiinae" (image to the lower right).

Art Processes (A7 Cards, 6 per set, $18)

Spring Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest (A7 Cards, 6 per set, $18)

Linda's Favorites (A7 Cards, 6 per set, $18)

Cultivated Orchids: Oncidiinae (A7 Cards, 6 per set, $18)

Four West Coast Ferns (A7 Cards, 8 per set, $18)

Ferns and Flowers (A7 Cards, 8 per set, $18)

Announcement-sized Cards (5per set, $8)

Wolf Lichen Painting by Vorobik

Vorobik Botanical Art Cards Now Available at SAM Gift Shop A selection of botanical art cards can be found at the Seattle Art Museum Gift Shop; if you enjoy these, request other designs!

Gallery Page Updated complete with PayPal. Easy ways to explore Linda's art are to visit the gallery page, the page that summarizes notecard packs, or look for species illustrated in art for sale as listed by common name or scientific name.

New Work Most of the originals gallery page have been sold; New paintings are introduced here one at a time. Shown here is Wolf Lichen (Letharia columbiana), exectued in pen and ink with watercolor.

Fern Gift Card Pack

Four different gift card packs are available, each with 6 different designs included:

6 Fern Designs

6 Lopez Wildflower Designs

5 Flowers and 1 Rose Hips

6 Cultivated Orchid Designs

Look on the workshop page for other 2014 lectures, workshops, and shows, with several in Washington, Oregon, and California.

I will host an Introduction to Botanical Illustration Workshop on Lopez Island, WA, or at a location of your choice, if I have enough interest. For more information, email me at vorobik@gmail.com.

I have posted information for commissioned botanical illustrations. This would be of interest to botanists wishing to commission illustrations and to other illustrators interested in my fees or business procedure.

For teachers: I have posted a PDF for teachers to use, illustrating different types of inflorescences, or flowering stalks. And for those learning about botanical art, I have posted a botanical art annotated bibliography (first draft).

Happy exploring the wonderful world of plants & revelling in nature through art!

About the artist:

Linda Ann Vorobik, botanist, editor, and illustrator of numerous botanical publications, cherishes all three west coast states as home. She holds a PhD from the University of Oregon, and conducts field research and teaches in the Siskiyou Mountains and at other sites. She currently lives on Lopez Island, Washington, and visits Berkeley on a regular basis, where she is a Research Associate at the University Herbarium, UC.

Linda has over 25 years of illustration and college level teaching experience, and is principal illustrator of, for example, The Flora of Santa Cruz Island, The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California, and has contributed many illustrations to the Morphology and Evolution of Vascular Plants. For more information, see her Resume. For a complete list of her work experience and publications, see her Curriculum Vitae.

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