Publications
  • Barnes, P. & N. Simpson (2010). Digital Dryopteris - a new approach to fern illustration. Pteridologist 5(3): 160-163.
  • Simpson, N. (2010). Botanical symbols – a new symbol set for new images. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 162: 117–129.
  • Simpson, N. (2009). Digital Botanical Illustrations. PuLSe (News from the Linnean Society of London). 1: 3.
  • Simpson, N. (2009). Colour and contemporary digital botanical illustration. Optics and Laser Technology (March 2011) 43 (2): 330-336 (Published on-line 10.02.09) doi: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2008.12.014.
  • Simpson, N. & P.G. Barnes (2008). Photography and Contemporary Botanical Illustration. Curtis’s Botanical Magazine 25(3): 258-280.
  • Simpson, N. (2007). Digital botanical illustrations. Daffodil, Snowdrop and Tulip Yearbook 2007-2008.
  • Simpson, N. (2007). Digital Diversity: a new approach to botanical illustration (exhibition catalogue) Guildford.
  • Simpson, N. (2005). Botanical illustration goes digital. The Plantsman (n.s.) 4: 208-215.
  • Simpson, N. (2005). Poster 2711 in Abstracts of the XVII International Botanical Congress, Vienna.



Berlin exhibition catalogue

Catalogue available from me: £5.00 plus P&P.,
or through Amazon.co.uk
ISBN: 978-0-9554917-0-2

Exhibitions
11 - 14 July 2013: Three illustrations of the British flora will be on display in the QEST section at the Coronation Festival in the Gardens of Buckingham Palace, London
4 September - 9 December 2012: Taking a Closer Look - digital portraits of trees and shrubs from the RHS garden, Wisley, at the Garden Library, RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey.
December 2010 - February 2011: Image of Lathraea clandestina was displayed in the exhibition: ‘Picturing Science’ at the Riverside Gallery, Richmond.
24 May - 25 August 2010: ‘PhotoSynthesisDigital Botanical Illustrations by Niki SimpsonThe Garden Museum, London.
13, 17 and 27 June 2010: A selection of images will be on display at the South London Botanical Institute.
June - October 2009: 'Digital Diversity - a new approach to botanical illustration' in the barn at the RHS Hyde Hall Garden, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8ET.
Mar - July 2009: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey. As part of Kew's The Power of Plants exhibition, one image was on display in the Shirley Sherwood Gallery. March 14th - July 26th 2009.
Oct 2008: Royal Horticultural Society London Show, Photography section, 'Colour recording in plants: digital botanical illustration' (non-woody plants).
Mar - June 2008: Meadowcroft Garden Centre, Battlesbridge, Essex. A selection of 20 images displayed to coincide with the nursery's Viola Festival.
Mar - May 2008: Benmore Botanic Garden, Dunoon, Argyll, Scotland. 6 images displayed as part of CLASSIFY - a new exhibition on biodiversity and taxonomy.
Nov 2007: a selection of images displayed at the Linnean Society , London, for the conference Colour and Design - colour in plants and animals.
Oct 2007: Royal Horticultural Society London Show, Photography section, 'Botanical details' (deciduous trees).
Jul 2007 - Jan 2008: CLASSIFY - a new exhibition on biodiversity and taxonomy at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, Scotland, includes six composite images.
Mar - May 2007: 'Digital Diversity - a new approach to botanical illustration' in the gallery at the Botanical Garden & Botanical Museum, Berlin, Germany.
Oct 2005: Royal Horticultural Society London Show, Photography section, part-funded by the RHS 2005 Photographic Bursary; set of 16 digital plant portraits.
Jul 2005: Scientific poster presentation at XVII International Botanical Congress, Vienna.
Oct 2004: the Royal Horticultural Society London Show, Photography section; exhibit entitled 'Digital Digitalis'.
Jan 2004: Display of first digital illustrations in the Laboratory Reception area at the Royal Horticultural Society Garden, Wisley, Surrey.
Awards
2008: RHS Gold Medal (photography)
2007: RHS Gold Medal (photography)
2005: RHS Silver-gilt Medal (photography)
2005: RHS Photographic Bursary
2004: RHS Silver-gilt Medal (photography)
2003: Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust award
1998: RHS Gold Medal (watercolour paintings)
1991: Alpine Garden Society Gold Medal at the 6th International Rock Garden Plant Show
1989-1996: RHS Silver and Silver-gilt Medals (watercolour paintings)
1989: RHS Grenfell Medal (watercolour paintings)