Red Pine – Pinus resinosa – male pollen cones, 2017

Bundle of male pollen cones of the Red Pine, one of the most prolific native trees of Canada. This piece was exhibited in Art of the Plant, at the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, in 2018. The exhibition was part of a global collaboration celebrating native plant diversity, exhibited online worldwide along with botanical art exhibits from 25 participating countries. This piece has also been juried into the 2019 Guild of Natural Science Illustrators exhibition in Brisbane AU (July 2019), and will also be part of Focus on Nature XV, the NY State Museum’s biannual exhibit of international science and nature illustration taking place June 2019 – Jan 2020. Watercolour, casein, and graphite, 13″h x 19″w, ©Kathryn Chorney