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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 has been a recipient of a Churchill Fellowship and works as a consultant botanist and artist.


  • Henry Allen Gleason Award, New York Botanic Gardens (Winner 2001)
  • Western Australian Premier’s Book Award (Shortlisted 2000)

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