Roger Sorrell


Roger D. Sorrell is a plant portraitist who aims to portray the dreams of plants: their spirituality, dynamism, and inner character. He has a background in botany, art history, and botanical painting. For many years in Hawaii, he worked in a laboratory where he helped save endangered native plant species from extinction. He uses vibrant watercolors and gold ink on black paper to portray plants and flowers in a manner that makes them come alive with inner luminescence and radiant drama. Sometimes his paintings allude to fine art styles of earlier historical periods such as art deco, pre-Raphaelite, or post-impressionism in their ability to accent the drama and individuality of the plant species. To see Mr. Sorrell’s paintings is to take a journey through an enchanted floral world using an artistic lens to reveal its mysterious, magical beauty.

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Contact Roger Sorrell rogersorrell@cox.net


Roger Sorrell
Roger Sorrell, Chrysanthemum Dreaming in the Dawn, watercolor, 8.5X11"


Roger Sorrell
Roger Sorrell, Tulip Dreaming of Provence, watercolor, 8.5X11"


Roger Sorrell
Roger Sorrell,Golden Blossom Dreaming of Fulfillment, watercolor, 11X8.5"