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Hemlata Pradhan

Summary

 Hemlata Pradhan is a gifted Botanical Illustrator, who paints Orchids and other plants and immortalizes them on paper. She is currently working as a Freelance Botanical Illustrator, and is passionate about the conservation of endangered Orchids and other Indian plants. 

At present, she is deeply involved in setting up a Natural History Art Institute in Kalimpong, District Darjeeling, West Bengal, and getting Natural History Illustration recognition as a Fine Art subject in India. She is the First Honorary Secretary and Member of the ISROSG- Indian Sub-Continent Regional Orchid Specialist Group of the IUCN-International Union for conservation of Nature and Natural Resources/SSC-Species Survival Commission and the Trustee President of the Himalayan Trust for Natural History Art, Kalimpong, Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council, West Bengal, India.  She has also been recently chosen as member of the Education Committee of the Orchid Specialist Group-IUCN/SSC.

She is the winner of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Gold Medal as well as the 18th world Orchid Conference Gold Medal for her paintings of Indian Jewel Orchids and the Indian Wild Orchids in habitat.  Most of her works are housed at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England.   Her solo exhibitions have been held at the   India Habitat Centre in New Delhi,  Kew Gardens,  and the British Museum London.

 A limited number of her works are available through this site. 

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Aphyllorchis alpina

   All prints signed and numbered. Printed on 300 gsm Invertcote acid free paper.  22 x16 inches

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Price: Rs.3,200
Pleione maculata

  All prints signed and numbered. Printed on 300 gsm Invertcote acid free paper.  22 x 32 inches

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Price: Rs.4,500
Renanthera imschootiana

 All prints signed and numbered. Printed on 300 gsm Invertcote acid free paper.  22 x 16 inches

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Price: Rs.3,200
Vanda coerulea

All prints signed and numbered. Printed on 300 gsm Invertcote acid free paper.  32 x 22 inches. 

In the collection of Lady Sainsbury prints. 

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Price: Rs.4,500
Pleione praecox

All prints signed and numbered. Printed on 300 gsm Invertcote acid free paper. 32 x 22 inches

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Price: Rs.4,500
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