Eleanor Lea Rohrbaugh
Eleanor Lea Rohrbaugh is a native of South Carolina but a longtime resident of New York City, where she is an active botanical artist and illustrator. She has a master's degree in city planning from the University of Pennsylvania and was a park planner with New York City Parks & Recreation for 20 years. Since 1995, she has devoted her talents to botanical art and illustration. In 1998, she received a certificate in botanical illustration from the New York Botanical Garden. She completed a three-year course of study with Anne-Marie Evans and received a certificate in advanced botanical watercolor painting in 2003. She is a member of the Guild for Natural Science Illustrators and American Society of Botanical Artists and a fellow of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium Society. Her artwork has been shown in many venues in the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region, and is currently on view in two traveling group exhibitions of invasive plants in New York and in Connecticut.