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Mindy Lighthipe- Botanical Artist and Natural Science Illustrator lives in Gainesville, Florida.  In 2009 she received the Silver Medal at the Royal Horticultural Society in London England for her Botanical and Butterfly “Symbiosis” series which depicts the life cycles of both the butterfly and the host plant that is used by the butterfly in its larval stage.

Since 1993 Mindy and her partner Nancy Richmond have been traveling with artists and photographers to exotic places to capture nature in sketches, paintings and photographs. They have taught classes in the Galapagos Islands, Belize, Guatemala, France, Italy and Costa Rica. This February 1-10, 2013 Artistic Adventure Tours is featuring an Art/Photography Tour to Costa Rica.