Kerri Weller, Botanical artist ~ Expressing the beauty of the plant world

Artist Statement
The plant world is my primary source of inspiration as an artist. It provides me with an endless arena in which to explore and experiment with the interplay of colour, shape, form and composition.

Today’s Masters | Fine Art Connoisseur Art, August 2017
A Garden of Artistry Grows by Kelly Compton presents “beautiful well researched images made by some of the brightest botanical talents working today”, and includes Kerri’s painting of Parrot Tulips!

Botanical Art Techniques: A Comprehensive GuideAmerican Society of Botanical Artists
Kerri was thrilled to be one of the 50 artists included. Edited by the formidable ASBA team of Carol Woodin and Robin Jess, the ASBA rightly describes this hardcover, 416 page book as “A beautifully illustrated, one-of-a-kind practical guide to a variety of techniques used in botanical art and illustration”. Published by Timber Press, the release date is September 29, 2020.
Read the review by Author Katherine Tyrrell in her blog

Artists for Conservation, International Exhibit of Nature in Art| 2020
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
Kerri is a signature member of Artists for Conservation (AFC), a Canadian based international non-profit. Her Eastern Prickly Pear Cacti was included in this exhibition. AFC represents 500 artists from 30 countries, who are committed to conservation and creating a greater awareness of the wonders of nature and species at risk. Many of the world’s most recognized names in the field of nature and wildlife art are actively involved.

Royal Canadian Mint Commemorative COIN Commissions 
2019 Lest We Forget|
Sold out. Mintage 6000. A silver coin honouring our Canadians veterans on Remembrance Day.
2018 Armistice Poppy | Sold out. Mintage 350. This gold coin commemorates the centennial of the 1918 Armistice of World War I. 

Art of the Plant and the Botanical Art Worldwide Exhibitions | 2018 
Kerri served as Exhibition Chair of Art of the Plant, Canada’s national botanical art exhibition at the Canadian Museum of Nature, Stonewall Gallery. Under the leadership of the American Society of Botanical Artists, Art of the Plant partnered with 24 countries to present art exhibitions about native plants, common, rare and endangered through Botanical Art Worldwide,