JR Shepherd

Not just watercolours

The works of artist J R Shepherd mix botany, landscape, astronomy and scale and are permeated with the qualities of romanticism, longing and curiosity. The themes of light and dark engage with myths and dreams in order to explore what it is to yearn for sensibility and emotion in an increasingly soulless automated world.

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see What JR Shepherd does

Jessica R. Shepherd is a British artist, publisher and botanist. Collaborating with scientists and artists across the world, Jessica’s projects consider our place on Earth in the context of time.

Often described as a botanical painter, Jessica also works on a number of other projects outside the realm of flowers. She is a writer, publisher and curator. She travels widely, collaborating with institutions, artists and scientists around the world in their work.

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Video work

As a result of exciting collaborations with film makers, future presentations of artistic and botanical projects will include immersive video productions.


As part of the ongoing project, Blue Flower, a comprehensive photographic record is being kept. This will form part of the final exhibition.

Commercial work

JR Shepherd is available to consider commercial commissions. Her work has already been featured nationally and internationally for clients as diverse as property developers, public houses, food manufacturers and packaging companies.

Original ideas

JR Shepherd is alway interested in listening to your ideas for an unusual visual project which encompasses and promotes the natural world. Please get in touch and let's talk.

JR Shepherd

Stay in touch

For any questions about obtaining original pieces and proposals to exhibit JR Shepherd’s work can be made using this form or you can telephone the studio directly on the number below.

  • +44 07904 449 599
  • office@jrshepherd.co.uk
  • 7 Bell Yard London WC2A 2JR
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