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Heidi Maier

Heidi Maier is a Queensland reviewer with degrees in Literature and Women’s Studies.

Heidi Maier reviews 'The Flower Hunter: The remarkable life of Ellis Rowan' by Christine and Michael Morton-Evans

September 2008, no. 304 01 September 2008
During the hot summer of 2002, I visited Canberra for the first time and alternated between the air-conditioned confines of the National Gallery and the National Library of Australia. It was in the latter that I stumbled upon The Flower Hunter, an exhibition of works by the Australian flower painter Ellis Rowan, whose life is now chronicled in a biography by Christine and Michael Morton-Evans. ... (read more)