Stuck inside and looking for serene visuals to soothe stress and boredom or to reignite your creativity? We’ve selected 5 botanical artists producing seriously beautiful floral art. Find calmness and creativity with these digital garden alternatives.
Australian floral art studio Sir Botanical produces blooms with a creative edge. The collective works across events and editorial but it’s their floral art prints that have us captivated.
“We find it important to seek inspiration outside of the floral world. Often we will use editorial films and shoots for ideas, visual art, photography and the seasonal changes outdoors. When we look to other places for conceptual ideas we find it broadens our appreciation for the floral medium, colour, movement, texture and design.”
Florist artist and author Lisa Cooper is a Doctor of Philosophy and permanent resident at major Sydney arts venue, Carriage-works. Doctor Cooper’s studio creates botanical artworks from commercial installations to hand-delivered flower gestures.
Frida Kim is a Korean floral designer aiming to give flowers a voice and make their stories heard. The botanical artst creates installations and bouquets, and hosts floral workshops at her studio in London.
“Taken by the ephemeral and delicate grace of each flower, I become a vessel to unite their elegance and wild nature. Each pure in its imperfection and alluring in its beauty, flowers carry stories to be told. It is these stories that captivate me as a florist.”
Botanical artist Nastia Gladushchenko examines the relationship between humans and the plant world aiming to mimic the temporal and playful nature of plants.
“Coming from a background in interior architecture, I’m sensitive to the way our environments affect our bodies and our minds so by creating these site-specific, large-scale plant-based installations, I wish to transport people to a place somewhere between a playground and a meditative space.”
Dani Dean, the founder of The Make Haus, started creating floral installations and pieces as a therapeutic creative outlet. The now well-established floral artist, stylist and set designer says she finds inspiration from her clients and other florists and artists around the world.
“I obsess over the ability to be able to buy local blooms and have the freedom to transform these into unseen concepts.”