Deborah Lambkin


Born 1970

Deborah has been working as a botanical artist since leaving the National College of Art and Design in Ireland in 1991. In 1999 Deborah achieved a Gold Medal from the Royal Horticultural Society, London. Since 2005 she has held the position of Orchid Artist to the Royal Horticultural Society Orchid Committee. To date she has contributed more than 400 orchid paintings to the RHS Art Collection. In 2014 Deborah joined RHS Picture Advisory Panel which includes judging at the RHS Botanical Art shows. Deborah also undertakes regular work for the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and the Eric Young Orchid Foundation, Jersey. In May 2019 Deborah was award the Jill Smythies Award for outstanding botanical illustration from the Linnaean Society, London.


Works by Deborah Lambkin in the collection