Marketing your work through

Members of GNSI are eligible for a substantial discount on the annual membership fee for the website, a portfolio website dedicated to science illustration. This site is a separate enterprise from GNSI, and a go-to resource for art directors, publishers, and scientists. It provides artists with a convenient platform to showcase their work, without the cost or hassle of creating an individual web portfolio. homepage

The site has a number of features that help freelance illustrators market their work, including:

  • Step-by-step tutorials that guide members through the process of creating a portfolio, including preparing images to upload;
  • Easy-to-follow guidelines that make images highly searchable by internet browsers;
  • Advanced search features within the site that allow visitors to search for illustrations by subject, media, purpose, keyword, and other terms;
  • Sophisticated contact forms for potential customers;
  • A rotating selection of randomly selected artists is featured on the homepage, providing equal front-page exposure to all members;
  • A robust artist directory;
  • Curated lightboxes with collections of images that the artist or others can create to reflect their interests and those of potential clients;
  • Free trial portfolio and lightbox.