Stephanie Berni b. Bristol 1949 began her professional life as a Special Needs Teacher. In 1996 she joined The English Gardening School Diploma course under Ann Marie Evans and began botanical painting in 1996. Stephanie is particularly interested in the colour and the intricate detail of plants and is inspired by viewing them as if seen by a bee. She has exhibited both as part of the Botanical Artists Group and in The
Shirley Sherwood Collection.