Yvonne Rissone

Yvonne Rissone has been painting since the early 80’s and was lucky enough to have a miniature exhibited in the Royal Academy summer exhibition in 1983. She has an A level in Botany and became interested in Botanical illustration after doing courses with Christina Hart-Davies and Jenny Jowett. She has exhibited in Westminster with the Society of Botanical Artists and has a bronze medal from the R.H.S for her paintings of poisonous plants. She joined the VBA after moving to the Isle of Wight about 6 years ago.