Lesley Alexander

Botanical and Nature Artist

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Hebe-Wiri-Mist

Hebe Wiri MIst This was commissioned by the Auckland Botanic Gardens for their 40th year celebrations. Hebe Wiri Mist is one of the Hebes bred by gardens manager, Jack Hobbs. Watercolour 2022

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Fiordland-Crested-Penguin
Fiordland-Crested-Penguin

Fiordland Crested Penguins, Watercolour

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'Pohutukawa-Jewels'--watercolour-on-calf
'Pohutukawa-Jewels'--watercolour-on-calf

'Pohutukawa Jewels' Metrosideros excelsa Watercolour on natural calf vellum SOLD

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'Autumn Flight'
'Autumn Flight'

Pseudopanax leaf Watercolour on paper SOLD

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'On The Breeze' watercolour of autumnal leaf
'On The Breeze' watercolour of autumnal leaf

'On the Breeze' Watercolour on paper SOLD Limited edition Giclee prints available

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What's Happening!

Art Exhibition

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If you are in the Auckland area, pop along to see, among others, my watercolour painting - 'Pohutukawa Jewels', watercolour on William Cowley vellum which is on display.

I am delighted to see it sold on the first day! 

The exhibition - 'The Art of Healing - Medicine, Myth and Magic' is the annual showcase of art produced by members of the Friends of Auckland Botanic Gardens Art Group and includes a jewellry and ceramic pieces as well as 2D art. 

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Latest Commission finished!

I was delighted to be commissioned by the Auckland Botanic Gardens to paint a watercolour of Hebe 'Wiri Mist' for their 40th year celebrations. The completed artwork and limited edition prints were delivered to the gardens last week.

 

It will feature on the cover of their next 'Friends of the Gardens' newsletter and prints will be available from them in the

near future.

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'I am constantly inspired by the natural beauty of New Zealand''

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A range of Limited Edition Fine Art Giclee prints and cards of many of my artworks  are available in my shop - ideal for all occasions.

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'Art is not what you see,

but what you make others see' 

- Edgar Degas -