Annie Patterson b. RAF Halton, England 1951. Annie, who started her career as a commercial graphic designer, has an interest in plants and travel. Annie holds a Diploma in Botanical Illustration from The English Gardening School. She is a Fellow of the Hampton Court Palace Florilegium Society and a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists who awarded her 'Best Painting'. Her work is held in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. She has also exhibited at the Royal Horticultural Society.