Micro Botanicals

Using a muted color palette and an array of textures and materials, the artful explorations in this body of work seek to unravel the mysteries of plants structures. Using micrographs as my reference material, I am inspired by the complexity of botanical structures as seen through a microscope and particularly of seeds, which seem expertly and intricately designed to exemplify the beauty, resilience, and awe-inspiring process that is growth and life expressed at various stages.


Brazilian Candles (Stages in Bloom) 24" x 12" (Triptych) C$1,610

Teasel Flower Bud 48" x 48" C$3,940

Dahlia (Parable of the Sower) 24" x 24" C$1,030

Lamium Stamens (Common Henbit) 26" x 18" C$550

Water Milfoil Shoot 14" x 10" C$225

Eulophia Alta (Wild Coco Orchid) 16" x 12" C$420

Mushroom Gill Cap 14" x 10" C$225

Heaven Scent (Brugmansia) 24" x 24" C$1,030

Russian Olive (Remain in Me) 8" x 8" C$155

Saffron Flower (Crocus Sativus) 20" x 16" C$520

Hepatica Nobilis (Liverwort) 16" x 12" C$420

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Saffron Flower (Crocus Sativus) 20" x 16" C$520

Horsetail Stalk 12" x 12" C$325

Morphogenesis (Sundew) 18" x 18" C$485

Papaver Somnifer 18" x 18" C$485

"(He appears) as a gardener. The gardener plants seedlings in prepared soil. The soil must exert a physical and chemical influence so that the seed of the plant can grow. Yet this is not sufficient. The warmth and light of the sun must be added, together with rain, in order that growth may result."

- Gregor Mendel (founder of Modern Genetics)
 
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