Jessica Tcherepnine

BIOGRAPHY

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1938-2019

Jessica Tcherepnine has received many honors and awards for her watercolors, including two gold medals from the Royal Horticultural Society, London. In addition, one of her watercolors was presented to HRH Princess Anne, The Princess Royal, to commemorate her visit to launch the British Memorial Garden in New York in April 2003.


Actively involved in promoting botanical art, Tcherepnine is a founding member of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium. Her work has been reproduced in numerous articles and books pertaining to botanical art. One-woman exhibitions have been held in New York, London, Paris, and Palm Beach, and her work has been exhibited in group shows around the world.


Among the numerous private and public collections that include her watercolors are the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburgh; the National History Museum, London; Linley Library of the Royal Horticultural Society, London; the Shirley Sherwood Collection, and the Benois Family Museum, Peterhof, St. Petersburg.