Illuminated Vandas at Lonwood by Particia Laspino is the first in series of a commemorative limited edition prints that are created for the Orchid Alliance Project Exhibitons.
The Orchid Alliance Project is Bridging Art and Science by fostering awareness about evolution, biodiversity and conservation through combining historical art processes and contemporary technologies.
Orchids are considered an environmental indicator and display the finely balanced interdependence with the other plants, animals and insects that coexists within their habitats.
You can read more about the Orchid Alliance project by clicking here (Orchid Magazine, August 2008, pdf).
It takes a gifted artist to become a great teacher and those who dare to teach never cease to learn.