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Can Machines Produce Art that Moves Us?

This happens more often than you’d think: You tell someone you are an illustrator. They ask you a few questions and then get to what’s really on their mind: “So, do you do all your work on the computer or do you draw everything by hand?” When you respond that you do some (or all) [...]

May 19, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios
Who Illustrates the Murals at Museums?

Who Illustrates the Murals at Museums?

Have you ever wondered who illustrates the murals at our beloved museums, zoos, aquariums, and botanical gardens? Marjorie Leggitt is one such person.

September 5, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios

ScienceArt Exhibits Heat Up This Summer

Take a break from the heat this summer to step into some cool galleries exhibiting scienceart. If the exhibits keep pouring in at this rate, I’ll have to split up this post by region.

June 27, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios

Upcoming Science-Art Events Around the Country

This is the dish on the latest exhibits combining science and art around the country. This time the prize for the most bumpin’ scienceArt scene goes to the Northeast, amirite?

April 29, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios

For Admirers of Audubon & Sibley, Two Recurring Art Exhibits

If you appreciate John J. Audubon’s exacting detail and beautiful compositions and you marvel at the encyclopedic knowledge and delicate illustrations in the famous Sibley Bird Guides you may be interested to know that there are many contemporary masters following in their footsteps today.

May 14, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios
Skeletal Drawing Has Never Looked So Good

Skeletal Drawing Has Never Looked So Good

Dinosaur fossil mounts can be breathtaking in their grandeur. It’s rare that illustrations of the fossils can have that affect. Scott Hartman has been illustrating dinosaur fossil skeletons for years, and is one of the clearest, most detail-oriented illustrators we are lucky to have describe our favourite, dynamic, prehistoric beasties.

September 9, 2013 — Glendon Mellow
ScienceArt on View in March/April 2014

ScienceArt on View in March/April 2014

A fresh batch of exhibits combining science and art are going up around the country, plus, there’s still time to catch some of the longer running exhibits that go through the middle of 2014.

March 4, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios
A Perfect Museum Photo

A Perfect Museum Photo

Liz Butler and a young artist hard at work at the ROM. Photo by Kiron Mukherjee. This photo, taken a few weeks at the Royal Ontario Museum by ROMKids Assistant Coordinator/force of nature Kiron Mukherjee, captures a perfect museum moment.

February 22, 2015 — Glendon Mellow

In NC, the Science Show Doesn’t Go On

You remember sea-level rise, and North Carolina. I won’t bore you — the legislature was against even measuring it, and a lot of people noticed.

November 19, 2013 — Scott Huler
SciArt on the Scene in Nov/Dec. 2013

SciArt on the Scene in Nov/Dec. 2013

Ahhh, fall. Time to look for more indoor activities. And aren’t you lucky? Here’s a list of sciart exhibits that will warm your heart while you warm your toes.

October 30, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios
Skeletal Drawing Has Never Looked So Good

Skeletal Drawing Has Never Looked So Good

Dinosaur fossil mounts can be breathtaking in their grandeur. It’s rare that illustrations of the fossils can have that affect. Scott Hartman has been illustrating dinosaur fossil skeletons for years, and is one of the clearest, most detail-oriented illustrators we are lucky to have describe our favourite, dynamic, prehistoric beasties.

September 9, 2013 — Glendon Mellow

Little Museum Sketches

These are my unexpected deer in the woods. My chop wood, carry water. My contemplation of water flowing over pebbles. My deep breaths. Standing within the Royal Ontario Museum, sketching fossil skulls.

July 31, 2013 — Glendon Mellow

Sunken Treasures from 2 Long-Lost Ancient Cities Now on Display

For centuries, two fabled Egyptian cities lay hidden in the Nile delta – until underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio found them. A new exhibition explores their treasures.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on May 18, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.

May 20, 2016 — Nature Video
The ScienceArt Exhibit Roundup This Fall

The ScienceArt Exhibit Roundup This Fall

So much good scienceart on display… where to begin!? EXHIBITS: NORTHEAST REGION LIFE: Magnified June – November 2014 Gateway Gallery Between Concourse C and the AeroTrain C-Gates station Washington Dulles International Airport Washington, D.C.

October 30, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios
Looking Back on 30 Science Artists in 30 Days

Looking Back on 30 Science Artists in 30 Days

For three years now we have been celebrating science artists here on Symbiartic. Every September we have stepped it up a notch to feature a different science artist each day in our September SciArt Blitz.

October 1, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios

ScienceArt Exhibits Through September and Beyond

The inside scoop on the best science art exhibitions around the country: EXHIBITS: NORTHEAST REGION LIFE: Magnified June – November 2014 Gateway Gallery Between Concourse C and the AeroTrain C-Gates station Washington Dulles International Airport Washington, D.C.

August 29, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios
Tools Change But Creative People Are a Constant

Tools Change But Creative People Are a Constant

Once upon a time, I wrote about five reasons your camera won’t steal my job. In short, the reasons were: 1. Photography cant capture small things 2.

February 3, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios
The SciArt Buzz: ScienceArt on Exhibit in Sept/Oct 2013

The SciArt Buzz: ScienceArt on Exhibit in Sept/Oct 2013

Summer may be coming to a close, but there are buckets of good science art exhibitions opening at venues near YOU! EXHIBITS: NORTHEAST REGION SENSING CHANGE July 1, 2013 – May 2, 2014 Chemical Heritage Foundation Gallery 315 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA Sensing Change, an initiative of the Chemical Heritage Foundation, invites us to explore [...]

August 29, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios