NatureNellie Sue Potter is an award-winning botanical artist who has taught botanical art at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto Botanical Garden, High Park Nature Centre, and other citywide venues for over sixteen years. Her aim, in her artwork and teaching, is to share her appreciation for the beauty of the natural world. Nellie Sue’s artwork has shown and sold in international botanical art exhibitions, including the New York Botanical Garden’s Inaugural Triennial, and The Canadian Museum of Nature’s Art of the Plant, a part of Botanical Art Worldwide in 2018. Her three solo shows in Toronto, most recently at Toronto City Hall, and her artworks featured in Trees of Toronto, have been widely acclaimed.

NaturIn 2017 she established Nature Art Studio, a teaching studio and art gallery in the heart of Toronto’s vibrant West End Junction community. Nature Art Studio provides a friendly and encouraging environment for adult students from beginning to advanced levels. Nellie Sue’s unique teaching style and careful attention to each participant bring students back for course after course. The Gallery at Nature Art Studio exhibits botanical and natural science artwork of the highest caliber.

NatureNellie Sue is a founding member and officer of the Southern Ontario Nature and Science Illustrators, (SONSI), a past president of the Botanical Artists of Canada, (BAC), and a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists, (ASBA). She exhibits regularly with BAC, ASBA and SONSI, and has received numerous awards, including first place in the 2016 national BAC exhibition.