A two page summary of Linda's accomplishments to date.
Vitae: A several page summary of Linda's accomplishments
to date, including a list of publications including her illustrations.
of Linda's Botanical Art: A one page document with several
Text of Linda's resume follows:
Linda Ann Vorobik, PhD: Botanist, Illustrator, Educator
PO Box 866, Lopez Island, WA 98261. 510-520-2423
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: www.VorobikBotanicalArt.com
Dr. Linda Ann Vorobik is a Research Associate at the University Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley, and at the Herbarium, University
of Washington, Seattle. She specializes in botanical illustration
and plant systematics. She is the principal illustrator for botanical
publications including Flora North America Volume 25 (Grasses),
The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California, The Jepson
Desert Manual, A Flora of San Nicolas Island, and A
Flora of Santa Cruz Island. Linda cherishes all three west coast
states as home: she holds a PhD from the University of Oregon, Eugene,
conducts field research and teaches in the Siskiyou Mountains of southwestern
Oregon, is writing a book on the flora of the Sierra Nevada, California,
and lives at her family home on Lopez Island, Washington. She was
editor of Fremontia, the journal of the California Native
Plant Society from 2000-2006; she conducts research on the genus Arabis
(rock cress, Brassicaceae; ITS analysis to determine taxonomic relationships
between species in the A. macdonaldiana group).
As well as executing precise and accurate botanical illustrations
for books and journals, Linda sells her color work as originals, prints,
and cards, and teaches botany and botanical illustration workshops.
For more information, see www.VorobikBotanicalArt.com.
B.A., Biology with Math Minor, Magna Cum Laude. 1977. Western Washington
Ph.D., Biology. 1985. University of Oregon, Eugene. Dissertation:
Hybridization and reproductive isolation between sympatric Arabis
(Cruciferae) in southwestern Oregon
Awards & Honors
Stanley Smith Award: Sierra Nevada Plants Project, 1999, 2000
Homeland Grant: Sierra Nevada Plants Project, 1999, 2000
Lawrence Heckard Award, Sierra Nevada Plants Project, 1998, 1999,
Lawrence Heckard Award, Arabis (rock cress, Mustard Family) research,
Hunt Institute of Carnegie Mellon University: Inclusion in 1995 Botanical
Jean Davis Memorial Award, Native Plant Society of Oregon, 1983
Biology Department Grant, University of Oregon, 1979
Introduction to California Plant Life (7 summer sessions, 1993-1999),
Genetics, Principles of Biology, General Biology, Natural History
of Oregon: Birds & Species Concepts, Vascular Plants of N. American
Deserts, Ecology of N. American Deserts, Vertebrates of N. American
Deserts, Invertebrates of N. American Deserts, Natural Science Illustration,
Botanical Illustration, Systematic Botany, Introduction to Ecology,
Field Botany. Courses taught at University of Washington (Seattle),
University of Oregon (Eugene), University of California (Berkeley),
Southern Oregon University (Ashland) and at field stations and botanical
gardens including San Juan Nature Institute (Friday Harbor, WA), Lake
Wilderness Arboretum (Maple Valley, WA), Berry Botanic Garden (Portland,
OR), Mount Pisgah Arboretum (Eugene, OR), Sitka Center for Art and
Ecology (Newport, OR), Siskiyou Field Institute (Selma, OR), Jepson
Public Programs (UC, Berkeley, CA), East Bay Regional Parks Botanic
Garden (Berkeley, CA), Santa Barbara Botanic Garden (Santa Barbara,
CA), and Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (Claremont, CA).
Selected Book Projects - in progress
Principal Illustrator for the extensively revised second edition of
The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California, edited by B.
Author and illustrator for Sierra Nevada Plants: Wildflowers to
Trees, Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley,
Illustrator for A Flora of Santa Catalina Island. Santa Barbara
Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara
Selected Book Projects
Illustrator for A Flora of Santa Cruz Island, by S. Junak
Illustrator for A Flora of San Nicolas Island. Santa Barbara
Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara
Principal Illustrator for The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of
California, edited by J. Hickman.
Principal Illustrator for The Jepson Desert Manual, University
of California, Berkeley, CA.
Principal Illustrator for Grass Volume (25), Flora North America,
Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO.
Illustrator for Mountain Plants of the Pacific Northwest,
by R. J. Taylor and G. W. Douglas.
Illustrator for Morphology and Evolution of Vascular Plants,
by E. M. Gifford and A. S. Foster.
Other Botanical Illustrations:
Dr. Vorobik has had hundreds of full plate plant illustrations published
in numerous scientific journals, including over one hundred illustrations
to accompany descriptions of new species (including Viguiera vorobikae),
subspecies, and varieties.
Fremontia, Journal of the California Native Plant Society (2000 to
Kalmiopsis, Journal of the Oregon Native Plant Society (1998 to 2000)