Dianne McElwain

Dianne McElwain has specialized in botanical art and illustration since 1976. Her botanical paintings have been selected for five American Society of Botanical Artists exhibits in New York City. In 2002, her work was chosen for the ASBA United States Botanic Garden exhibit, and in 2004 two paintings were chosen for the 11th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburgh. Dianne had a solo show in April 2005 at the Phyllis J. Weston Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her award-winning botanical paintings are in many prestigious collections, including those of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium, Lloyd and Barbara Macklowe, Shirley Sherwood, and Governor Robert Taft and Hope Taft. Her illustrations have been reproduced in publications by Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Random House, Running Press, McGraw Hill, Horticulture Magazine, and many others.

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    • Dianne McElwain, Alcea rugosa
Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico 300 lb hot press, 20" × 16"

Dianne McElwain, Alcea rugosa Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico 300 lb hot press, 20" × 16"
    • Dianne McElwain, Stewartia pteropetiolata var. koreana, 2006. 
Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico, 20" × 16".
© Copyright Brooklyn Botanic GardenDianne McElwain, Stewartia pteropetiolata var. koreana, 2006. Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico, 20" × 16". © Copyright Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Dianne McElwain, Magnolia × soulangiana 'Lennei', 2008 
Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico Bright White, 22" × 20".
© Copyright Brooklyn Botanic GardenDianne McElwain, Magnolia × soulangiana 'Lennei', 2008 Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico Bright White, 22" × 20". © Copyright Brooklyn Botanic Garden
    • Dianne McElwain, Prunus 'Ukon', 2010. Japanese Hill and Pond Garden. Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico 300lb. hot press. 30" x 22".Dianne McElwain, Prunus 'Ukon', 2010. Japanese Hill and Pond Garden. Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico 300lb. hot press. 30" x 22".
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