Saxifraga ‘Satchmo’ can be found growing in the Alpine Garden East, Bed 48e.
Passionate about both science and art, Willa has returned to art-making after working for many years as a scientist. Her artwork, often inspired by science and nature, has been exhibited in British Columbia and Alberta. She is a founding member of Z.inc Artist Collective which has organized many art events in Surrey and White Rock, including temporary art installations at Darts Hill Garden. Willa is a long-time volunteer at Darts, where she has also served as a board member.
Her watercolours offered for auction were painted en-plein-air when she was artist-in-residence at Darts Hill Garden in 2018 and 2019.
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