Jan Pittman is a botanical artist living in Gidgegannup, and belongs to the Watercolour Society of WA and the Botanical Art Society of Australia. She paints wildflowers, shells, fauna and portraits, and many of her paintings have won prizes in local shows and exhibitions, including entries in the Royal Show’s Rural Art Award six times. Former Premier Colin Barnett used her paintings of local WA native flowers twice for his Christmas cards, and she has been a finalist in the Mortimore Prize for Realistic Painting.
Recently Jan joined a Watercolour Society tour of China; attending workshops with Chinese master painters, and showing their paintings in an exhibition with local Chinese artists. This year Jan travelled to Italy with the Watercolour Society, for an exhibition of watercolour paintings (including hers).
Jan is currently painting the fruits of the WA native hakeas; she has completed more than 90 of the 120 varieties.
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