Soul of the Desert

Philippa Nikulinsky and Stephen D Hopper, AC

'Soul of the Desert' features the work of nationally acclaimed botanical artist Philippa Nikulinsky. The perfect book for anyone interested in botanical art, natural history or wildflowers and fauna.

About the Authors:

Arid landscapes, regeneration after fire and the resilience of Western Australia's plant, bird and animal life have captivated Philippa Nikulinsky throughout her long artistic career. From her many journeys around Western Australia, she has produced, most notably, six books, twenty-two years of cover illustrations for Landscope magazine and numerous successful ranges of dinnerware for Australian Fine China. In 2016, Philippa was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her significant service to the visual arts.

Dr Stephen Hopper is is the 14th Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. For more than thirty years Stephen has researched and travelled investigating the biology of granite outcrops. Stephen has specialist expertise in eucalypts, orchids, the kangaroo paw family Haemodoraceae, conservation genetics, pollination ecology and threatened plants.

Dimensions: H 29cm x W 23.2cm x D 1.6cm

ISBN: 9781921888649

Publisher: Fremantle Press

Publication Date: 2011

Format: Softcover

Number of Pages: 184