Caroline Holley is a watercolour artist and botanical illustrator living and working in Llanwrtyd Wells in mid-Wales, where she runs Kilsby House B&B with her husband Matthew. She has spent many years painting and teaching watercolour landscapes and still life. On moving to Sheffield in 2001 she became interested in botanical illustration and studied a 2-year certificate at the University of Sheffield. With a degree in Botany & Geography from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Caroline combines her knowledge and love of plants with her artistic expression to produce vibrant and botanically accurate paintings of plants. She always paints from life and celebrates the transient beauty and diversity of the plant kingdom through the seasons.