b. Dumfries, Scotland 1949
Gillian studied art and design in Vienna. In 1997 she received her Diploma in Botanical Art and Illustration and has been working as a freelance botanical artist ever since. She has exhibited internationally and her work is included in collections in the USA, UK, Europe and South Africa.
Gillian is a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists and the Botanical Artists' Association of Southern Africa. Gillian holds a Silver-Gilt Grenfell Royal Horticultural Society Medal and a Bronze Medal from the Kirstenbosch Biennale.