The Merry Month of May is nearly here, so it must be time for the next installment of www.gnsi.org In The News! As always, there's lots of news and information for you on your GNSI website!
The GNSI Journal of Science Illustration 2012 no. 2 (Spring issue) is now available for download! Here's a sampling of the great articles inside:
- A Wildlife Artist for Beebe: A Memoir: John Cody's fascinating story of his adventure as a young artist;
- Science Illustration and New Media: Emily Coren brings us up-to-date on using New Media;
- Labeling & Scales on a Botanical Plate: Marjorie Leggitt's studio tips on labeling botanical art;
- Member Spotlight: Emily Coren: a short interview with GNSI's Director of New Media;
- Lichens & Lunch: a look at the Great Lakes Chapter's unusual and informative lunch meeting.
Digital download is FREE to GNSI members. Others may download it for $12. Newsletter download instructions: http://www.gnsi.org/forum/faqs/download-digital-publications
GNSI-CA to tour the Joint Genome Institute
EVENT DATE: May 5, 2012, 12 - 4 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Joint Genome Institute! We'll hear and see a JGI "lay of the land" by Public Affairs Manager, David Gilbert, followed by a tour of the facility featuring two different DNA sequencing platforms and an emerging single-cell genomics pipeline; followed by an informal community brainstorming session to imagine novel ways to depict the stories that these genomes tell...
There is a limit of 24 for this tour; please RSVP to Emily Coren, GNSI-CA president by May 1.
GNSI 2012-2014 Board of Director Election
Review the candidates for two year terms (2012-2014) on the GNSI Board of Directors. They will join the President and Past president as Board members if voted in. Submit your ballot (published in the GNSI Journal 2012 no. 2) or vote at the Annual Meeting in Savannah, GA.
REMINDER: GNSI Ed Series workshop
with instructor Linda Feltner in Pablo, Montana, June 22-26, 2012. This unique workshop will provide an immersion into the people and environment of the Flathead Reservation. Interpreting the land, people, geography, flora, and fauna of an area is an assignment that any illustrator may encounter. Sign up today!
GNSI 2012 Conference Sneak Peek: Workshops and Field Trips
Check out the terrific lineup being offered this July in Savannah!
Register today to save the best spots for workshops and field trips!
All this and more can be found on your GNSI website! Please stop by regularly for news and updates, exhibit information, and discussions.
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