Jessie Ford Bio
Fjord Illustration is the creative outcome of Melbourne illustrator and artist, Jessie Ford. Specialising in botanical art and pet portraits, she has now begun running workshops so she can share her joy of art and the natural world.
Jessie is a professional exhibiting artist; exhibiting in both Melbourne and Tasmania. Her artwork "Paper Nautilus' received a Highly Commended Award from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne during the 2015 Re-Framing Nature exhibition.
She has completed a degree in Illustration from NMIT University and undertaken specific training in botanical art at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Melbourne. In 2015 Jessie completed a 6 weeks artist’s residency on Flinders Island, Tasmania, during which she focused on the local flora.
Jessie’s personal work celebrates the inherent beauty found in nature, and serves as a humble reminder to protect and preserve our natural environment.
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