Screech Owl ~ Graphite Study
Kandy has a passion for various forms of medieval art that sees her pursuing calligraphy and illumination as well as painting miniatures, iconography and book arts. Her illustrated naturalist journals are inspirational! Her lifelong pursuit of journal keeping sits well with her interest in natural history, in particular that of moths and butterflies, and she often incorporates these winged subjects in her finely executed botanical paintings.
Owl Illumination ~ Watercolor on Paper
Kandy Vermeer Phillips is an elective instructor in the Brookside Gardens School of Botanical Art & Illustration. Kandy studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and exhibits her botanical art regularly in this region.