Hemlata Pradhan & Himalayan Institute of Natural History Art

Exhibiting Artist


Hemlata Pradhan is a botanical artist/illustrator who lives and works in Kalimpong, India, highlighting conservation issues of Indian orchids and other plants. She initiated the Himalayan Trust of Natural History Art in 2003, in Kalimpong.

Hemlata Pradhan is the first Indian to win the Royal Horticultural Society’s Gold Medal and the 18th World Orchid Conference Gold Medal in France for her paintings of India’s wild orchids. She is a member of the Education Committee of the Orchid Specialist Group, World Conservation Union, and Species Survival Commission.

25 Feb - 31 March 2023 | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm