Kelly Leahy Radding
Kelly Leahy Radding has been a graphic designer and illustrator since 1982, and received a certificate in botanical art and illustration from New York Botanical Garden in 2002. She specializes in natural science as well as botanical subjects, translating her field observations into paintings in watercolor, gouache, and egg tempera, most recently on calfskin vellum. Radding's work has been exhibited in numerous one-person, group, and national juried exhibitions, including five American Society of Botanical Artists Annual International Juried Botanical Art Exhibitions and the 12th International Exhibition of Botanical Art and Illustration at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburgh. Her work is in the permanent collection of Brooklyn Botanic Garden.