b. London, England 1943
Yvonne took up botanical painting seriously in 1995 after taking the Diploma at The English Gardening School. She is a member of the Society of Botanical Artists and a tutor on their ground-breaking distance learning course. She has been awarded two Royal Horticultural Society Gold Medals for tulips and their bulbs, and a number of Silver-Gilt Medals. She is a founder member of the Chelsea Physic Garden Florilegium Society. Yvonne has exhibited in the UK, the USA, Germany and Australia.
Her work is in many private international collections as well as those of Shirley Sherwood and the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation.