For the Love of Flora is an exhibition to celebrate the launch of Georgina Steytler’s latest book, of the same title, published by Australian Geographic. It is a photographic celebration of Australia’s amazing native plants in all their diversity – from stately river gums and twisted snow gums to yellow pom-pom headed daisies and pendulous pink bells. For the Love of Flora exhibition also features fine art from local Albany artist Eve Young.
For the Love of Flora is on display in our Gift Shop Gallery from Saturday 11 to Sunday 26 November, 9am to 5pm daily.
Copies of Georgina Steytler’s two books, For the Love of Flora and For the Love of Birds are available for purchase from our Gift Shop.
Georgina Steytler is an award-winning nature photographer based in Albany, Western Australia. She travels across Australia teaching the art and ethics of nature photography. Her first book, For the Love of Birds, was published by Australian Geographic in November 2021.
Eve Young is an artist based in Albany, Western Australia. Eve’s work is largely influenced by nature and her surroundings. Celebrating the beauty of the natural world by using the local flora and fauna as inspiration.
Since graduating from Edith Cowan University in 2008 with her Bachelor in Visual Arts, Eve has exhibited in various exhibitions throughout Australia, working on a variety of art projects ranging from book illustrations to murals. Through painting and drawing, Eve captures local native plants and wildlife using photographs taken by the artist, or referencing from life with objects found in the southern coastal area where she lives.