Authors » Ellen Hickman
Ellen Hickman was born in England in 1968 and migrated to Western Australia in 1971. After completing a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Botany in 1991, she was employed by The University of Western Australia to illustrate a monograph of the family Restionaceae. In 1993 she travelled overseas, working as an illustrator at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. After completing a Diploma of Visual Arts in Illustration in Melbourne she was selected to exhibit at the Biennial Art of Botanical Illustration at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne. Ellen now lives in Albany, Western Australia, where she works as a consultant botanist and artist.
Short listed, WA Premier’s Book Award, 2000
Winner, Henry Allen Gleason Award, New York Botanic Gardens, 2001
Books available from Fremantle Press
Other Books by this Author
- Australian Rushes
- Hooray for Chester
- Tuart Dwellers
Whisky Charlie Foxtrot Reading
Annabel Smith’s Whisky Charlie Foxtrot was shortlisted for the 2013 Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA). The winner, Fish-Hair Woman was announced on Friday night. Here’s a reading Annabel prepared for her presentation at the Wheeler Centre award ceremony.