AWARDS












ART IN THE GARDENS
FIRST PRIZE

In September 2016 Amanda was awarded First Prize in her category for The Wind Dispersal of Norway Maple, Lime, Sycamore and Hornbeam Seeds at Art in the Gardens in Sheffield Botanical Gardens. Art in the Gardens is the largest outdoor art exhibition in the north of England.

Left and right: The Wind Dispersal of Norway Maple,
Lime, Sycamore and Hornbeam Seeds

by Amanda Willoughby (Copyright 2016)




THE LYRA AWARD

One of the top five awards presented at the UK Coloured Pencil Society's Annual Open Exhibition at Patchings Art Centre in August 2003.

Presented to Amanda for Fleshy Fruit, an exploration of the different ways of using coloured pencils to imitate the diverse and complex surface textures of succulent fruit. The award was donated by the Lyra (UK) Limited Pencil Company.
Left, right and above: Fleshy Fruit
by Amanda Willoughby (Copyright 1998)




ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
GOLD MEDALS

Amanda's first RHS Gold Medal was awarded at the RHS London Flower Show in November 1997, for illustrations of Plants of the Urban Wasteland. Her second was awarded at the RHS London Flower Show in January 2002, for illustrations of Rare and Endangered Cornfield Flowers at Ryedale Folk Museum.

Left: Plants of the Urban Wasteland - Coltsfoot
Right: Plants of the Urban Wasteland - Honesty
by Amanda Willoughby (Copyright 1996)




SOCIETY OF BOTANICAL ARTISTS CERTIFICATE OF BOTANICAL MERIT AWARD

Awarded at the Society of Botanical Artists Annual Open Exhibition at Westminster Central Hall in London in April 2004. The award was for illustrations of Loculicidal, Poricidal and Valvate Capsules with Seeds. The SBA Certificate of Botanical Merit is judged each year by an expert in the botanical field.

Left and right: Two of the nine illustrations comprising
Loculicidal, Poricidal and Valvate Capsules with Seeds
by Amanda Willoughby (Copyright 2004)




ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
SILVER-GILT MEDALS

A RHS Silver-Gilt Medal was awarded to Amanda at the London Botanical Art Show in February 2015 for illustrations of Metallophytes: Heavy Metal Tolerant Plants of Abandoned Lead Mines.

A RHS Silver-Gilt Lindley Medal was awarded at the RHS London Flower Show in January 2001 for her illustrations entitled Methods of Successful Seed Dispersal. Lindley medals are given for exhibits of special scientific and educational interest.

Amanda also has two RHS Silver-Gilt Grenfell Medals, for illustrations of Wildflowers of Arable Land (RHS London Flower Show, January 2004) and Plants in the City Pavement (RHS London Flower Show, January 2000).

Left: Metallophytes - Mountain Pansy (detail from panel)
Right: Metallophytes - Spring Sandwort (whole panel)
by Amanda Willoughby (Copyright 2015)