Tina Bone Assoc Sba
Tina is a self-taught, professional botanical and natural history artist who also offers illuminated letter design with gold leaf. Since 2005, when she turned professional, Tina has been successful at many national and local exhibitions, and her paintings have been sold to clients the world over, including Australia, America, Canada, Spain and France. Her work is now available as quality wooden ‘Whimsy’ jigsaws made by the Wentworth Puzzle Co., and she has designed and handcrafted her own and unique magnetic ‘Diweji’ jigsaw puzzle. A lily painting was chosen (2011-2014) by Ling Design for card and notelet production, and in 2010 she received a Certificate of Botanical Merit at the Society of Botanical Artist’s annual exhibition, London. Her work has featured twice in Artists and Illustrators Magazine Port Folio section, once as picture of the month. Several works were contracted to Felix Rosenstiel’s Widow & Son (2011-2013); she is listed in the 35th edition of Who’s Who in Art; and will be listed in the 37th edition of the Dictionary of International Biography. Tina designs and prints her own range of calendars, cards and other items, based around her artwork, which can be viewed and purchased from her website via the PayPal payment facility. A full catalogue of work may be downloaded from Tina’s website at: http://www.tinabonedtp.co.uk/WordDocsandPDFs/TBCatMay2013.pdf. Tina is currently working on a coffee-table book to do with rivers and plants, preparing all the artwork (full page botanical plates and line art illustrations) and photographs, and scripting 10,000 words, which she is co-authoring with world-renowned botanist, Sylvia M Haslam (scripting 30,000 words).
JANUARY: BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year 2013 (submission)
MARCH-APRIL: Spring Exhibition 'A Brush with Art' Natural World Art Group, running from 29 March to 14 April. Preview evening, Thursday 28 March, Banham Zoo, Norfolk. Natural World Art Group
APRIL: Wednesday 10th to Sunday 21st April: Society of Botanical Artists 'The Language of Flowers' (Selected, plus prints, calendars, diaries and cards). Westminster Central Hall, Storey's Gate, London SW1. Open Daily from 11am to 5pm including Sundays. Free Admission. All work for Sale. SBA Website
JUNE: The Sunday Times Water Colour Competition 2013 (submission)
JULY-AUGUST: The 20th Annual National Exhibition of Wildlife Art, (Selected). Friday 19th July to Sunday 4th August 2013. Gordale, Chester High Road (A540), Burton, Wirral CH64 8TF. Private View Thursday 18th July, 5pm to 8.30pm (Information), Exhibition open Monday to Sunday, 9.30am to 6.00pm, Late night Thursday, till 8.30pm. NEWA Website.
SEPTEMBER: Marwell International Wildlife Art Society: Rookesbury Manor, Rookesbury Park School, Wickham, Hampshire PO17 6HT, Friday 30th August to Sunday 1st September 2013, 10.00am to 5.00pm, Tea Room, Art Market, demonstrations. Tina will be demonstrating from Friday to Sunday in the Art Market, and will have her prints, calendars, cards and other handcrafted goods available for sale. The winning entries of the 2013 BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year Awards will be presented at the opening Special Guest Evening on Thursday, 29th August; and there is a Private Viewing and Evening Art Market on Friday, 30th August. MIWAS Website
OCTOBER-NOVEMBER: Society of Botanical Artists: 'Ars Butanica'. An exhibition of contemporary botanic art inspired by the 3rd Earl of Bute, founder of the Luton Hoo Walled Garden. 30th October to 6th November 2013. ?Ars Butanica? is the first exhibition to be held by The Society of Botanical Artists in conjunction with the Luton Hoo Walled Garden and will be held in the Conservatory at the Luton Hoo Walled Garden. The exhibition will feature studies of plants on the plant list from Lord Bute?s archive and other associated categories. Arts Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org. Luton Hoo Walled Garden, Luton Hoo Estate, Luton, Bedfordshire LU1 3TQ.
NOVEMBER: Meldreth Primary School PTA Christmas Market. Saturday, 30th November. Meldreth Primary School, Nr Royston, Hertfordshire.
PUBLISHED WORK and OTHER OFFERS:
17 April 2013: Received a nice letter from Nicholas S. Law, Hon. General Editor of the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK, saying that my name had been put forward for inclusion in the Thirty-Seventh Edition of the Dictionary of International Biography. I am honoured to receive such an invitation, and grateful to the nominator. Website: IBC. International Biographical Centre, St Thomas' Place, Ely, CB7 4GG. Tel. 01353 646600; email: Information.
April 2013: Painting code number 1208 (Beallara Orchid, Tahoma Glacier Green) featured on SBA Website in Gallery 3 on Society for Botanical Artists 2013 Exhibition, and printed in the Catalogue, p. 33, no. 69.
January 2013: Featured in Art Business Today, 'Epson 4900 achieves high standards (p. 23) and 'Business tips for Artists' (p. 48). Fine Art Trade Guild, January 2013 (www.fineart.co.uk). Nature's Gems May picture (Kingfisher and Iris) and Orange Lily featured pictures.
January 2013: Further commission request from Marwell Wildlife (cf. 5 flower paintings commissioned in March 2010, see below) for bird, enclosure and scenic artwork for ID cards and working boards for children. To my great disappointment, due to pressure of other commitments, I had to decline.
January 2012 to June 2013: Entered into contract with Felix Rosenstiel's Widow & Son Ltd, 33-35 Markham Street, Chelsea Green, London SW3 3NR. They chose seven pieces of artwork for publishing and selling to the Trade as wall decor. Contract ended June 2013.
July 2012: 'Canoodling in the Loquats' was featured in the printed National Exhibition of Wildlife Art's exhibition catalogue, 2012 (NEWA).
July 2012: My painting entitled ?White Helleborines & Chiffchaffs? has been chosen by Wentworth Wooden Puzzles to be in their Autumn 2012 Catalogue, No. 602506. The Wentworth Wooden Jigsaw Company Limited, Pinkney, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 0NX. 01666 840033, Email: email@example.com, Direct link to view and order the jigsaw: www.jigsaws.co.uk
July 2012: Accepted an invitation from the Editor of Morven Press to be included in the 2012 publication (35th Edition) of 'Who's Who in Art'. The first edition of Who's Who in Art was published in 1927 by Art Trade Press Ltd, under editor Bernard Dolmen.
July 2012: Elected a Member of the Fine Art Trade Guild. www.fineart.co.uk.
March 2012: My painting entitled ?Canoodling in the loquats? has been chosen by Wentworth Wooden Puzzles to be in their Summer 2012 Catalogue, No. 592306. The Wentworth Wooden Jigsaw Company Limited, Pinkney, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 0NX. 01666 840033, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Direct link to view and order the jigsaw: www.jigsaws.co.uk
TESTIMONIAL RECEIVED FROM 'DOWN UNDER' (Narara, New South Wales) 26TH JANUARY 2012: 'Dear P & family, Many thanks for the Tina Bone card and desk diary, they really are wonderful. I thought she only painted flowers? but the birds in the diary are absolutely stunning together with her poems. I must leave a note to my great gran children to hang on to them, as Im sure they will become quite valuable.' [It just made my g'day!! (TB)]
October 2011: Artists & Illustrator's Magazine, 'Picture of the Month' in Portfolio section: 'Canoodling in the loquats', p. 28, Issue 305 (ISSN 0269-4697)
August 2011: Featured profile and paintings (Lesser Spotted Woodpecker and Winter Leaves at Wicken Fen) published in the MIWAS (Marwell International Wildlife Art Society) 13th Annual Exhibition of Wildlife Art catalogue (in conjunction with the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year Competition). page 29.
August 2011: White Helleborines and Chiffchaffs chosen as IMAGE OF THE MONTH. Email from Painters Online: "I am writing to let you know that one of your paintings from the gallery at painters-online.co.uk has been chosen by the team as one of their favourite images added during July. As such the image will appear in a special panel on the home page of the site for the whole of August, and also on the page Gallery Images 2011. Thank you for your support of the site and for sharing such beautiful art work with us and other users of the site. We hope that you are happy for us to use your work in this panel but please let me know if not. We also have an area of the site called ‘Interviews with Gallery Artists’ [SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE], it would be great if some of our chosen artists could complete an interview for us, then we will be able to link the 2011 chosen images to an interview with each artist. This painting was also selected for NEWA 2011 and sold pre-view.
May/June 2011: Picture entitled 'Winter Leaves at Wicken Fen' chosen as 'Image of the Month' (June 2011) at Birdingart.com
December 2009-Ongoing (after viewing website): Approached to provide special prints for Interior Design Company (Project Art for sourcing and supply of art for public and commercial space, exclusively with interior designers and architects): Project Art Limited, Unit 4, The Quadrangle, 49 Atalanta Street, London SW6 6TU. Telephone +44 (0)20 7386 0040, Facsimile +44 (0)20 7386 0126 E-mail: email@example.com, View Project Art Website. A4 and A2 prints (Orchids, Strelitzia). Latest special A2 prints for a 'Palace in Saudi' Comment from PA: 'we were very pleased with the prints. Enclosed is a photo of your wonderful prints in their frames for our project and we think they look really lovely.'
April 2011: approached by cross-stitch company to license pictures for cross-stitch patterns and kits: The designer behind Gecko Rouge Cross Stitch Designs is Glenn Hill. Glenn also designs under the names of Kimbles and HillCraft. Work available as cross-stitch kits and patterns will be listed on my website and direct links to Gecko Rouge (when available) will be included with details of individual pictures which have been chosen. Exclusive Gecko Rouge Range: Tina's Cross-Stitch patterns. Website: Gecko Rouge on Etsy.com
April 2011: Received an enquiry from Marvin Broyhill, owner and CEO of Feenixx Publishing who publish "content-intensive" information posters which provide a comprehensive overview of the subject, presented through images and text. They have already published five bird posters and, "plan on publishing another six bird posters over the next couple of years. Each poster generally contains 30-50 images. [After looking at your website] I'm looking for an artist and hope you can help. If you are interested in working with us…". Visit the website at Feenixx Publishing Unfortunately, terms were not acceptable.
March 2011: Three-year rights transfer from March 2011 to Ling Design, Moonpig.com, SBA for reproduction of my red lily picture (number 5 of 5) renamed: 'Alan's Red Lily' Var. unknown. The image will be used in the design and print of Greetings Cards and Notelets, to be distributed worldwide, and will (unusually) acknowledge the artist.
February 2011: as a member of the Association of Animal Artists, invited (by selection) by Derby House to supply prints of three pictures ('The Ladies are Listening'; 'Ralph, No!'; and 'Monty')
January 2011: Received invitation from 'Cambridge Past Present & Future' to quote to supply artwork for a new leaflet for Coton Nature Reserve. Unfortunately, the timetable was too steep, so I had to decline.
2006-Current freelance post: Copy Editor, Journal of Modern Asian Studies, Cambridge University Press. ISSN 0026-749X. journals.cambridge.org/ass
2007. Historical maps drawn by copying old maps, and designing some new for the distinguished scholar, Dr Joya Chatterji, Lecturer in History of Modern South Asia at Cambridge University and Fellow of Trinity College. Dr Joya Chatterji (2007) - The Spoils of Partition. Bengal and India, 1947-1967 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Author's comment: The maps have attracted very favourable comment!
Map drawings for other books:
Maps drawn in 2008 with reference from Dr Chatterji (re next paragraph below) for Samira Sheikh (2010) Forging A Region: Sultans, Traders, and Pilgrims in Gujarat, 1200-1500. 288 pages; ISBN13: 978-0-19-806019-2ISBN10: 0-19-806019-X (Oxford University Press, USA). Samira Sheikh is an Assistant Professor of History at Vanderbilt University.
Dr Chatterji's main fields of research interests lie in Modern South Asia: communal conflict, partition and independence, refugees, minorities and the transition to democracy. Her publications include Bengal divided. Hindu communalism and partition, 1932-1947, Cambridge University Press, 1994; (South Asia edition, 1995; South Asia paperback edition, 1996, U.K. digital paperback edition 2003; Bengali language edition, 2004.)
2006-Current Webmaster: Design and maintain the following websites -
Academic Transcriptions http://www.academictranscriptions.co.uk/
Haddenham Conservation Society http://www.hcs.tinaboneuk.co.uk/
Juliet Gorman, Smoke-Fired ceramics http://www.smoke-fired.biz/index.html
Property Plus Lettings and Aardvark Student Lettings http://www.propertypluslettings.co.uk/
Dr S.M. Haslam, Cambridge Botanist http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/Haslam/
Algemarin Cosmetics http://www.algemarin.co.uk/
1998-Current freelance post: Designer and Typesetter for Tropical Agriculture Association quarterly journal. ISSN 1759-0604 (Print), ISSN 1759-0612 (Online)
Garden World Cup. COMMISSION. Artists impression of 'The Frank Taylor Memorial Peace Garden', designed by Jonathan Denby. To be published on the internet and in the brochure (October 2010). View painting.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show, 25–29 May 2010 Catalogue, p. 33. COMMISSION. The Victorian Aviary Garden sponsored by South Lakes Hotels, designed by Philippa Pearson and Jonathan Denby. Artists impression of garden (Show Gardens)
The Society of Botanical Artists Silver Jubilee Exhibition Catalogue, 16–26 April 2010, No. 54 ‘Passion Flower Bits’, p. 26 (also won a Botanical Certificate of Merit)
March 2010, Artists & Illustrator’s Magazine, Portfolio: ‘Passion Flower Bits’, p. 35 (ISSN 0269-4697)
For S.M. Haslam: line art. In Press THE WAVING PLANTS OF THE RIVER. Forrest Press, Cardigan
S.M. Haslam (2010). A Book of Reed. Forrest Text, Cardigan, UK. ISBN 978-0-9564692-0-5. Preparation of manuscript for typesetting and some line art.
S.M. Haslam (2008): line art. The Riverscape and the River. University Press, Cambridge. 404pp. ISBN 978-0-521-83978-5
‘Garden Fungus’ (photograph), ‘Your View’, Cambridge Evening News, 17 April 2009
The Wildlife Trusts (2008): design and produce camera-ready, A3 folded leaflet about The Fleam Dyke. Some of my paintings have been used in this publication: Red admiral butterflies; February NS02, wren and violets; April NS04 Small tortoiseshell butterfly; October NS10, spindleberry (download a free copy)
S.M. Haslam (2008). The Riverscape and the River. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-83978-5. Design River Friend Logo, and some line art.
‘Rise and Shine’ (photograph), ‘Your View’, Cambridge Evening News, 13 March 2006
Skipness, the Wider View. (2006). Joanna Gordon.Birlinn Limited, Publishers. ISBN 10: 1 84158 405 3; ISBN13: 978 1 84158 405 8. Prepare handwritten ms for typesetting.
August 2005, Article in ‘Homes & Gardens’ entitled ‘Tropical Mix’, Cambridge Evening News Supplement, featuring my flowering prickly pear cactus in the garden, and picturing my paintings entitled ‘Pink Orchid’ and ‘Baby Bloom Cactus’
May 2005, ‘Business News’ section of Cambridge Evening News featuring my ‘Queen Protea’ in progress, ‘Pink Orchid’ and Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)
COMMISSION (2004) Parakeets and hotel Logo for Le Paradis Restaurant and Hotel, Duxford, Cambridge (for signage and stationery) See logos on website, pictures top left and right
COMMISSION (2004) New “Coach and Horses Hotel” built at Duxford, Cambridgeshire, used for external hotel signage and stationery. Pen and ink drawing of hotel buildings and Coach and Horses. See logos on website, pictures top left and right
Understanding Wetlands: Fen, Bog and Marsh. S.M. Haslam (2003). ISBN 0-415-25794-8. Prepare ms for typesetting (Taylor & Francis), and some line art/diagrams.
COMMISSION (2002) European Lizard. Commissioned by Dr S M Haslam (University of Cambridge) as part of a front cover for one of her books entitled “Let’s go and look after our nature, our heritage - a field study guide”. ISBN: 99932-0-204-5
Article in Tropical Agriculture Association Newsletter (now Agriculture for Development) 'Fresh water and crops in Malta'. In, Tropical Agriculture Association UK, Newsletter, pp. 25–29, June 2001. 40pp., ISSN 0954-6790
Full project management to design and produce artwork for cover of catalogue (Open Networks Engineering 2001)
2000. Design and publish A4 Folded A5 leaflet for Fairhaven of Anglesey open day leaflet. Met with Lady Fairhaven and discussed requirements. Free hand in design—first draft accepted. New directions map was designed and digitally drawn from scratch.
September 1979, “The Three Horseshoes, Comberton”, Pen and Ink sketch as a preliminary drawing for a commission in oils of the final hunt meet at the pub, published in the Cambridge Evening News as part of a series of articles of local interest. (I was commissioned three times by three different people to do the same picture!).
Cambridge Evening News 1980, Pencil sketch of the old bridge at St Ives, Cambridgeshire.
David Leat, Thinking Through Geography, 1st edn, (1998, ISB
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Animals, Botanical Illustration, Buildings, Calligraphy, Decorative Art, Fantasy, Flowers And Gardens, Illustration, Landscape, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Seascapes and Water, Still Life, Trees and Foliage, Waterways and Canals, Wild Flowers, Wildlife