Opening reception: Saturday , October 8th , 4-6pm at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center. Parking is available on site. Light refreshments will be served.
The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators – New England Chapter will hold a show opening Saturday October 8th at the Denison Pequotseps Nature Center in Mystic, CT. (www.dpnc.org). It is entitled "From Observation to Illustration" since it involves accurate depictions of natural themes. It highlights a range of styles, techniques and subjects in the natural science field. Demonstrations of drawing insects through a microscope, watercolor and graphite will be shown during the reception. Portfolios and sketchbooks will also be on display. At 2 p.m. “The Soul of the Sketchbook” will be shown and discussed.
On September 25th Guild member Frances Topping will be sketching at the Nature Center’s Mushroom Fest and invites other to join her for sketching and instruction. EXHIBITING ARTISTS Erica Beade, Laurie Bebick, Mary Jane Brush, Dede Carlsten, Patricia Cassady, Tom Colantonio, Gretchen Halpert, Virge Kask, Nancy Minnigerode, Joan Pelletier, Frances Topping, Amy Bartlett Wright ABOUT the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (GNSI)
The GNSI is a worldwide professional organization of natural science illustrators. Members include prominent contemporary illustrators working in museums, universities, or freelance, representing a broad array of natural science fields. Founded at the Smithsonian Institution in 1968, the Guild is a non-profit organization that sets high professional standards, provides opportunities for professional and scholarly development, encourages and assists member networking, and promotes itself to potential clients and the general public.
For more information, visit www.gnsi.org ABOUT the GNSI New England Chapter (GNSI-NE)
The New England Chapter of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (GNSI) was founded in 1999 to encourage and support Scientific Illustrators through networking, technique workshops and public education. More information about the GNSI- New England visit http://gnsi-ne.org
The New England Chapter holds three General / Planning Meetings a year as well as monthly sketching field trips, demos, workshops, portfolio sharing or lectures. Meetings are held at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI. Field sketching events are held throughout New England