Vicki Thomas

South Africa

Born 1951

Vicki lives within a floral kingdom at Betty’s Bay in South Africa and is currently developing the Grootbos Florilegium depicting iconic plants from a native fynbos conservancy. She has works in many collections including the Shirley Sherwood collection in the UK, the Highgrove, Transylvanian and Sydney florilegia and in many scientific publications and books on botanical art. She teaches botanical art and is a visiting lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch. Vicki was born in 1951, spent her youth in Zambia, started botanical art at the age of 27 and was instrumental in forming the Botanical Artists’ Association of South Africa in 1999. Her work was recently shown in the Netherlands.


Works by Vicki Thomas in the collection


Dr. Shirley Sherwood Presents: Adenia Hastata by Vicki Thomas


This is one of 13 paintings in the Shirley Sherwood Collection by South African artist Vicki Thomas. It's called 'Adenia Hastata' and is 650 x 350cm, watercolour on paper. Adenia is a genus of flowering plants in the passionflower family, Passifloraceae.