Leslie Carol Berge


1959 to 2016

Leslie held degrees in both painting and illustrating, and while a student in Paris, frequently visited the Jardin des Plantes, which prompted her to start painting botanicals. Her work has been exhibited in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Pittsburgh and the Shirley Sherwood Collection.

Works by Leslie Carol Berge in the collection


Dr. Shirley Sherwood Presents: 'Cyad: Male Cones of Encephalartos Woodii' by Leslie Carol Berge


Here’s one of the most popular paintings in the entire Shirley Sherwood Collection. It’s been shown all over the world and is also on the front cover of Shirley’s book ‘A Passion for Plants, Contemporary Botanical Artists’ - published in 2001 and available to buy through our website.