Mayumi Hashi b. Nara, Japan 1954. Mayumi, who now lives in the UK, started Botanical Illustration in September 1996 at the Bromley Adult Education College where she now teaches the subject. In May 2006, she became the first recipient of the Royal Horticultural Society Dawn Jolliffe Botanical Art Bursary and went to Peru to photograph, draw and paint orchids. She is a member of the Orchid Society of Great Britain, the Chelsea Physic Garden Florilegium Society, the Society of Botanical Artists and the American Society of Botanical Artists.
We started out as a small screenprinter in a Brighton basement. Today we've grown to a factory and design studio in Newhaven. Headed by founder Gyr King, we have a simple ethos to bring inspiring, affordable art to everyone.