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GNSI Conference’s Role in Re-defining Scientific Illustration as a Profession

For the most part, scientific illustration is a comparatively conservative field.  Perhaps the most basic definition of scientific illustration is “images created to help facilitate communication among scientists.”  If this were the sole definition, then accuracy, clarity, and an understanding of what scientists need and want might be the only “givens” to consider.  However, almost since “true” scientific illustration emerged during the Renaissance, it is not scientists alone who were the recipients of the information that can be conveyed by drawings of scientific subject matter.  Today, audiences for scientific illustration include children, adult members of the general public and students of all ages and levels, as well as scientists (natural, physical and social).  

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Journal Of Natural Science Illustration / Volume 54 No. 1

Journal Of Natural Science Illustration / Volume 54 No. 1: Abstracts

Joel FloydGNSI 2021 Special Projects Award: Joel Floyd
Presented by GNSI President Kalliopi Monoyios, this award is given to the person or persons who have demonstrated special determination to promote and develop major projects and initiatives that are instrumental in furthering the GNSI’s mission, and that required a special determination to pursue into being.

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