Fremantle Press : Authors : Katrina Syme
Authors > Katrina Syme
Katrina Syme was born in the UK in 1947 and arrived in WA in 1953.
has lived in Denmark, WA, for 32 years.
love of natural history stems from early childhood.
has always drawn and painted, becoming lost in the detail because she's
On a holiday in Tasmania in 1982 she
discovered fungi, filling her
diary with paintings of their incredibly beautiful fruiting bodies.
This fascination increases for Katrina
with each passing year and she
is now torn between painting them and documenting new species.
Another passion is for textiles, which she
dyes with fungi and plants.
taught workshops in all these things both in Australia and overseas.