June Carver Roberts grew up in New England, where she spent all her spare time exploring, drawing, and painting the out-of-doors. Since 1953 she has been living in Athens, Ohio. Mrs. Roberts received a B.F.A. from Ohio University. She has won many awards, including the John Marin Award, for some of her drawings and watercolors, has exhibited her work in several states and has held a number of shows. Many of her works are in private collections, and some of her watercolors are in the permanent collections of the Butler Art Institute, the Akron Art Institute, and the Huntington Galleries.
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Robert’s collection of winter plants is an artistic tribute to the quiet beauty of the woodlands of Northeastern United States.
A must for flower and art lovers, Born in the Spring is a unique collection of line drawings and magnificent watercolors of spring wildflowers with over 90 illustrations, 46 in full color. The text accompanying each plate enables the reader to easily locate the flower in its natural setting.
“Roberts combines outstanding artistic talent, a love of wildflowers, and an engaging writing style to produce a uniquely charming volume on spring wildflowers. It attracts the eye, and it provides an engrossing series of vignettes of ninety-one species, guaranteed to lift the spirits when the now is deepest and the thermometer lowest.”