Sally Pinhey is one of Britain’s foremost botanical illustrators. Her work is known for its liveliness, charm and detail as well as botanical accuracy. She has illustrated three specialist books.
They are “Pears” by Jim Arbury and Sally Pinhey, ISBN 0-9532136-0-9.
“Plums” by Jim Arbury and Sally Pinhey ISBN 098104-49070
And “Natural Dyes” by Judy Hardman and Sally Pinhey, ISBN 978-1-84797-100-5
Parts of other books were produced for Dorling Kindersley, Aurum Press, Top That Publishing and Church House publications. See Books, Paintings and Prints pages.
Sally accepts commissions for publishing and commercial work. She has never missed a deadline.
She holds numerous RHS medals, and is a regular exhibitor at RHS shows.
Sally has a fund of training, experience and respect for her educational activities. Her distance learning courses on “Drawing for Botanists” and “Plant Morphology with Watercolour” are now available.
Art Tutor at Kingston Maurward College, Dorset since 1999, Sally is also a former tutor at the Eden Project, Cornwall and The Springhead Trust, Shaftesbury.
She was an invited demonstrator from 2002 to 2005 at Art in Action.
Sally does workshops for organizations at special request. She is happy to be involved with King Henry’s Walk Gardens in Islington. The photo is of Joe Swift’s visit on the occasion of the Gardens winning the “Best London Community Garden” Award.
See Teaching page.
Widely travelled, Sally has completed collections of ferns and wine grapes in New Zealand, wine grapes in France and Australia, and fruits and flowers of the Mediterranean when she lived for three years in Italy. See Grapes page
Some of Sally’s designs are printed in card form and are available both wholesale and retail on line.
She has run art holidays in France, and taken botanical artists trekking in the Himalayas.
See Holiday Let page.
She is a full member of the Association of Illustrators, a Fellow of the Chelsea Physic Garden Florilegium Society, a founder and first Secretary of the South West Society of Botanical Artists.
In 2003 her work “Egdon Heath” was bought by The House of Lords.
Passionate about recording plants for archives, Sally’s ongoing obsession is reforestation.
See Links for Excellent Development.com and Trees page.