Estelle DeRidder has worked as a staff artist at musea in South Africa, Turkey and the USA.
Most recently she has concentrated on botanical illustration and earned a Certificate from the Denver Botanic Gardens School of Botanical Illustration, and a Diploma in Botanical Illustration from the Society of Botanical Artists, based in London, UK.
A generous grant from the ASBA is allowing her to illustrate the flora of the Madrona Marsh, located in Torrance, CA, to be used as educational materials for all ages.
Her work has been shown at the following Botanical illustration exhibitions:
Denver Botanical Gardens, Denver, CO, 2010, 2011, 2012
Rocky Mountain Society of Botanical Artists, Boulder, CO, 2010, 2011
The California Native Plant Society – San Diego, CA, 2011
Society of Botanical Artists, UK) - London, 2011
Botanical Artists’ Guild of Southern California – Encinitas, CA 2012
Botanical Artists’ Guild of Southern California, - Chapman University,
Orange County, CA, 2013
ASBA – In The Bartram’s Footsteps, Philadelphia and Traveling exhibit, 2013
Plants of The Sonora Desert: Past and Present – Tucson, Arizona, 2013
May They Forever Flourish – Denver Botanic Gardens, 2010
From Penstemons to Pines - Denver Botanic Gardens, 2011
Denver’s Deciduous Trees - Denver Botanic Gardens, 2012
Estelle lives and works in La Crescenta, CA.
Click the images to the right, to open the enlargements.