Desert Blooms

Date: Friday, March 31, 2017

Time: 5:30PM - 7:00PM

Instructor: Linda Ann Vorobik

Location: Blaksley Library

Spaces Available

Please register at the door

Preview from a Botanical Watercolorist

Explore the beauty of California’s desert flowers with botanical illustrator, Linda Ann Vorobik. This lecture will be complimented with a wine & cheese reception where guests can view and purchase some of her phenomenal pieces of art.

Registration required. Free.

Don't Miss Out!

Linda Ann Vorobik will be at the Garden in Spring 2017 for a free reception and lecture, and two workshops. Register for both workshops and receive a discount

Desert Blooms: Preview from a Botanical Watercolorist
Friday, 3/31, 5:30-7pm

Intermediate Botanical Watercolor
Saturday & Sunday, 4/1 & 4/2, 9am-4pm

Sketch Your Way to Better Botany
Saturday & Sunday, 4/29 & 4/30, 9am-4pm


Linda Ann Vorobik, PhDLinda Ann Vorobik, botanist, editor, and illustrator of numerous botanical publications, cherishes all three west coast states as home. She holds a PhD from the University of Oregon, Eugene, and conducts field research and teaches in the Siskiyou Mountains of southwestern Oregon. She currently lives on Lopez Island, Washington, and visits Berkeley on a regular basis, where she is a Research Associate at the University Herbarium, UC. She visits Santa Barbara to teach at the Garden and for the annual Santa Barbara International Orchid show.

Linda has over 25 years of illustration and college level teaching experience, and is principal illustrator of The Flora of Santa Cruz Island, The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California, and has contributed many illustrations to the Morphology and Evolution of Vascular Plants. 

Visit her website here

Botany/Natural History
Over 21