Hilary Oswald's Profile
When I go running, I still entertain myself by trying to remember the different species of trees I learned back in Field Botany, a class which satisfied my college requirement for natural sciences and my tendency to hobble around looking up into the trees.
Acer saccharinum, Betula nigra, Liquidambar styraciflua...
No, I am not a botanist. I'm an artist. I studied sculpture, painting, and printmaking, because I just couldn't decide which I like best, and because I like combining all of those things. I teach 3rd-8th graders about those things now, and work at a local florist to get my botanic/artistic juices flowing.
And I do this.
I have a love for leaves and plants and flowers. I panic when it's december and I forgot to plant my bulbs, or when there are no tall, beautiful trees to be seen. That's why, after making a flower crown for a lovely friend's wedding, I couldn't…
- Born on November 9
- Joined May 8, 2007