Mindy Lighthipe is a botanical artist who has been exhibiting in solo and juried exhibitions since 1998. She graduated from Kean University with a BFA in Studio Arts and a MA in Art Education. She earned a certificate in Botanical Art and Illustration from The New York Botanical Garden and played a role in developing the Natural Science Illustration specialization. In her artwork, Mindy is not shy when it comes to color application. She paints in watercolor, gouache, colored pencil, and Pan Pastels, often breaking traditional and classic rules to combine techniques that make her unique and breathtaking style.
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Popular artist, instructor, and former Coordinator of our Certificate Program, Mindy Lighthipe is renowned for her beautiful natural science renderings. Join Mindy for a special workshop on the anatomy of butterflies, moths, and other pollinating insects that will enhance your botanical paintings. E more...