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Belinda was born in London, England. At an early age she moved with her family to Christchurch, New Zealand.
On leaving school, having an interest in art, she started work in the printing industry as a screen printer and graphic artist. In 1986 she returned to England, while there she worked for several printing companies who supplied everything from labels to curtains, to fabric for top 'Chelsea designers' and royalty.
She now lives on the shores of beautiful Lake Macquarie NSW Australia and has been inspired by the flora and fauna of the area.
Belinda is regular exhibitor in ‘Botanica’ at the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens and is a keen member of the Botanical Art Society of Australia,
The American Watercolour Society (NY) and the Central Coast Watercolour Society NSW.
She accepts commissions for botanical and wildlife paintings, portraits, pet portraits etc etc etc.
She exhibits several times a year and has won many awards for her painting and drawing, including selection for the prestigious 'Focus on Nature XIII' at the New York Sate Museum , the 'Mortimer Art Prize' (the very best in realisim) and the Margaret Flockton Scientific Illustration Award at the herbarium NSW and has works in private collections in Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Norfolk Island and the United States ofAmerica. Belinda has also been included in the Who's Who in Visual Arts - 50 Masters of Realistic Imagery. She is currently teaching painting and drawing for the Tuggerah Lakes Kincumber Community College. Painting, drawing and botanical illustration classes at Morriset NSW, and international workshops in Umbria Italy, Rarotonga Cook Islands, Norfolk Island, India, France and New Zealand
TLK Comunity College
Botanical Art Society of Australia
Central Coast Watercolour Society
American Watercolour Society
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