Focus on Nature XII: Natural History Illustration Exhibition

The bi-annual Focus on Nature XII Exhibition is now on display!  This Natural History Illustration exhibit, at the New York State Museum in Albany, NY, is “a juried exhibition of natural and cultural history illustration that features artwork from around the world. Artists depict biological, geological, and archeological subjects using a wide range of media,Continue reading “Focus on Nature XII: Natural History Illustration Exhibition”

The Fish Bridge to Japan Project – Gyotaku printmaking

What do you know about natural science printmaking? Not much? Me either, until just recently! Through the Guild of Natural Science illustrators (GNSI) I learned about a project that one of the GNSI members, Stephen Di Cerbo, is working to get funded through Kickstarter called The Fish Bridge to Japan. Stephen has been developing hisContinue reading “The Fish Bridge to Japan Project – Gyotaku printmaking”

Pierce Cedar Creek Institute Art Retreat – Part 1

Relaxation, creativity and new friends! What a great combination. I just returned from a fantastic weekend art retreat at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute (PCCI) in Hastings, MI (near Battle Creek.) It is a 661 acre public environmental education center whose mission is to promote environmental education, research, preservation, and appreciation.  View of the back ofContinue reading “Pierce Cedar Creek Institute Art Retreat – Part 1”