Carole Andrews

Botanical Watercolour Artist

In 1988 Carole received fellowship to the Society of Botanical Artists and has exhibited with them over the following years at various venues, including The Mall Galleries and Central Hall, Westminster. As well as this, Carole has exhibited as an individual at other venues including the Turner Gallery, Denver USA, The Guild Hall and Alexandra Palace, London plus many other galleries in the UK.

In the year 2000 Carole exhibited her work in Manhattan, New York with Christie Wild International/ She has also exhibited and sold her work at Sofiero Castle, Helsingborg, Sweden.

Since becoming a Fellow of the S.B.A Carole has had many of her paintings published as fine art prints, greetings cards and other forms of media. In 1991, Carole was commissioned by Compton and Woodhouse to depict the story of the old roses for the Royal National Rose Society using roses from the Queen Mother's Garden at the Garden of the Rose, St. Albans. This work was initially reproduced on Coalport China as a limited edition collectors item, and then as six fine art limited edition prints. Carole has contributed to the S.B.A and Harper Collins, in the production of 'The Art of Botanical Illustration' and with Quarto Publishing 'The Watercolour Artist's Flower Sketch Book'.

In 1995 Carole won 'The Founder Presidents Honour' award, (a gold medal) presented by Suzanne Lucas, Founder President of 'The Society of Botanical artists', for the best painting in the annual S.B.A exhibition.

During the past twenty years, Carole has been sharing her expertise by becoming a teacher, both within formal adult education and taking small groups privately in her own home, teaching her own techniques, including one-day workshops on specific subjects.