Based in Collingwood, Victoria, Manda Lane is an artist who works across delicate papercuttings, bold murals, and detailed illustrations, mostly centred on the intricate details within plants and nature.
Her artistic practice is based around a hyper-obsession with botanicals, where she uses public art to re-insert nature back into urban locations, and uses her studio work to celebrate the often under-appreciated plants and weeds.
Inspired by tattoo designs, and early scientific illustrations of nature, Manda works predominantly with a monochromatic palette, while also aiming to bring a contemporary and stylized approach to botanical art.
Manda thrives on collaborations, with both fellow artists and on more formal projects This includes creating artworks for the National Gallery of Victoria (Temple of Boom, 2022), Dorsett Hotel Melbourne and Ritz Carlton Hotel. Her contributions also extend to organizations such as Visit Victoria, Agriculture Victoria, the Metro Tunnel project, local councils, and private commissions.
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