Tag Archives: scientific illustration

A Time for Nature

James Prosek’s work as a visual artist and a writer questions accepted notions of how we understand and interpret the natural world. Prosek’s interest in taxonomy, and in general how we join words to the world, began with his passion for nature. He discovered that the process of taking nature and partitioning it into units […]

Documenting the Silent Story of an Ecosystem w. Amanda Lebel

Inspired by her environment Amanda Lebel prints pochoirs that flourish with life. A former city-dweller, Lebel created works inspired by interiors but after moving to the countryside, her work shifted towards all things alive and natural. Reminiscent of wallpaper interiors, Lebel’s work focuses on native plant species and their importance in our ecosystem. Full of […]

CALL FOR Images from Science 3

Project Overview Images from Science 3 is being organized to celebrate the production of extraordinary images featuring science. At its core mission, the project seeks to explore the interface of science, technology, art, design, and communication. Science images unlike most other genres of images rarely find their way into art museums. Rochester Institute of Technology Professors Michael […]

Still Life by Eric Wert

Cover Image: Eric Wert. Detail of: Citrus. 2012. Oil on Panel. 24 x 24 in. Issue #3 artist Eric Wert has been exhibiting his work nationally and internationally since 1998. His work has been published in numerous magazines like Visual Feast, American Arts Quarterly, Art New England, Hi Fructose, among others. Wert now has a book titled Still Life […]

Bridging the Art + Science Gap

Photo Credit: E. Dustman Today, I took the train all the way up to Cambridge, Massachusetts to study taxidermy turtles. You probably don’t hear that everyday since you’re not running around in herpetology circles, but I have been working on creating The Turtles of Rhode Island, an educational poster for the Roger Williams Park Zoo. My project isn’t […]

Botanical Inspiration

Photo Credit: E. Dustman This weekend, I had the privilege of attending a botanical illustration workshop hosted by Rhode Island School of Design. The work shop was instructed by Dr. Dick Rauh and while I learned a lot about his artistic process (which often goes unshared and is lost), what interested me more was his life trajectory. Personally inspired, […]