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January 5, 2015 (All day) - April 6, 2015 (All day)

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators 2015 Annual Juried Members Exhibit

Submission Period: 21 March - 6 April 2015

Venue: The Arcadia University Art Gallery., Glenside, PA

Eligibility: All GNSI members in good standing.

Notification: Acceptances/regrets will be sent via e-mail by 8 May 2015.

Delivery of Art: 27 June - 1 July 2015

Exhibit Dates: 6 July 2015 - 12 July 2015

Subject Matter: Original artwork, gallery-quality prints, sculpture or multimedia work created with either traditional or digital techniques or a mix thereof. Science or nature-...

January 8, 2015 (All day) - February 28, 2015 (All day)

Looking to do something a little different with your Nature and Science art?

Here is an exhibit call with a fine art twist that might interest you.

SlowArt Productions presents the fifth, periodic group exhibition, Art Biologic. This exhibition will focus on art inspired by nature and biology. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from May 14 - June 6, 2015. Eligible are all art forms relating to, or gaining inspiration from nature and biology. All artist interpretations of the theme, from the realist to the abstract and conceptual, will be reviewed and considered.

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January 20, 2015 (All day) - March 28, 2015 (All day)

Scientific Illustration Distance Learning Program

The new Scientific Illustration Distance Program allows students to study scientific illustration wherever they are, and runs year-round. A new 10-week session (Session I) begins January 20, 2015.

For more information, or to register, contact Gretchen Halpert at

Examples of student work from this program:

Session I. Graphite drawing of Turkey tail fungus (Trametes sp) and wild turkey feather (Mellagris gallopavo) ©Edna Greig
Session I: Graphite (assignment: three textures) ©Jaime Sorenson
Session I. Studies in crowquill and ink ©Kristin Mobley
Session II. Graphite drawing showing one...

January 20, 2015 (All day) - March 16, 2015 (All day)

2015 Illustrator/Artist in Residence Program

This is an exciting opportunity for up to three illustrators/artists to get involved in the daily happenings at Denver Botanic Gardens. Residents will document the day-to-day progress and changes in the Rocky Mountain plant world, interpreting the botanic gardens’ purpose as a place of preservation, conservation, education and diversity into images or works which bring others enjoyment and a deeper understanding of the environment some may never visit. The works completed under this residency contribute to the public understanding and appreciation of our gardens, and offer an opportunity to see our activities through the eyes of the contributing residents.


The resident is expected to contribute fully to the...

February 6, 2015 (All day) - February 16, 2015 (All day)

Artistic Adventure Tour- Costa Rica February 6-16, 2015
Mindy Lighthipe- Botanical and Nature Artist
Nancy Richmond- Nature Photographer

In this 10 day workshop students will tour the country of Costa Rica. Travel to different locations where the rainforest is our classroom. Learn field sketching, field research, color notation, composition and to use digital photography for reference details. This workshop is for all levels and welcomes photographers as well.

Some of the places visited are:
- Selva Verde Lodge
- Arenal Volcano
- Toucan Rescue Ranch
- Else Kientzler Botanical Garden

A detail of the itinerary is available at:...

February 6, 2015 (All day) - May 3, 2015 (All day)


Hebrew Illumination for Our Time: The Art of Barbara Wolff

EVENT DATE:February 6 through May 3, 2015
LOCATION:The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue, at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016-3405
Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

For many museum-goers the use of rich gold and silver leaf to illuminate religious texts is an artistic practice that began — and ended — centuries ago.

However, the process in all of its precision and beauty continues to this day, and a new exhibition at the Morgan Library...

February 17, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

For the February meeting of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, Washington, D.C. Chapter, one of our members will be discussing her roll engaging kids in science through art.

“Learning Art, Learning Science” by Liz Lockett

Liz Lockett has worked at the National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM) in the Human Developmental Anatomy Center for more than 20 years. Originally hired by NMHM to make computer models of embryos, she has also created exhibitions, websites and illustrations for the museum. As Collection Manager for the Human Developmental Anatomy Center, Ms Lockett teaches interns basic museum management skills and digital microscopy and modeling. She has also developed and lead various art-related workshops involving traditional...

March 8, 2015 (All day) - March 14, 2015 (All day)

ISLAND LIFE: Tropical Field Studies of Art+Nature in Puerto Rico

March 8-14, 2015

Embark on an artistic exploration of the diverse tropical wildlife of Puerto Rico, including rainforest, mountain, beach and coastal environments.
Registration Deadline: February 8, 2015

The Field Studies programs are ongoing, and take place over Winter Break, Spring Break and in the Summer. The next one will be in Puerto Rico, March 8-14, 2015. Participants use hands-on observation, artistic interpretation, biological and natural history methods, and utilize the natural habitat as a studio+lab to make informed art about plants, animals, and nature. The courses are open to anyone over 18.

Info and registration: islandlifepr...

March 19, 2015 (All day) - June 30, 2015 (All day)

The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation presents "Elements"

This exhibition features drawings and watercolors of bird nests with a focus on the natural and man-made materials incorporated into these architectural structures. Photographs of forest understory will transport the viewer between the landscape and the ephemeral artifacts that signify the remains of a cycle of building, incubating, nesting and fledging. The featured artists are Sue Abramson, Wendy Brockman, David Morrison and Kate Nessler. The creators of these drawings and watercolors of bird nests and photographs of transitional landscapes are inspired by the relationship of the nest to time, place, music and architecture. Each artist has imbued the structures and the materials used and the locations and...

May 13, 2015 (All day) - May 24, 2015 (All day)


hosted by Rick Simonson and Friends

DATES: May 13-24, 2015

Please join GNSI member Rick Simonson and a few of his friends as they head to Equador and the Galapagos Islands! Rick...