Carrie Megan has a Certificate in Botanical Art and Illustration from the Wellesley College Friends of Horticulture. After working 25 years as a graphic designer and illustrator, her fascination with the unparalleled beauty of the natural world has led her to the exacting tradition of botanical art. The challenge of capturing the essence of her subjects, representing their true color, form and reflected light has been an ongoing focus for her. She works in both graphite and watercolor.
Carrie's work has been in international juried exhibitions at The Phoenix Art Museum with The American Society of Botanical Artists, and in New York at The New York Horticultural Society in 2009. Her work has been accepted into the 2011 New York Botanical Garden’s Triennial Exhibition, “Green Currency". Megan's work has also been exhibited with The New England Society of Botanical Artists at The Pembroke Public Library,The South Shore Natural Science Center, Wellesley College Botanic Gardens Visitor Center, The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard, The New England Flower Shows, 2006 - 2008,The Boston Flower Show of 2010, the Chatham Creative Arts Center, and at the Ipswich Museum. Her first solo exhibit was at The Wellesley Free Library in Wellesley, MA in 2008, followed by a solo exhibition, “Botanical Explorations,” at the Newton Free Library in Newton, MA in 2010.
She is a member of The American Society of Botanical Artist and is on the board of The New England Society of Botanical Artists.
Or visit her website: carriemeganbotanicalart.com
Supertunia 'Raspberry Blast'
5.5" w x 6.5" h Watercolor
Carrie Megan © 2008