Our own Michele Banks provided the cover art for a mitochondria themed issue of (B is for Biological Sciences). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B The Royal Society traces its roots back to 1660. and the splitting into Philosophical Transactions dates back to 1665 A and B dates to 1887
We could not be prouder of
Michele for contributing to the merger of art with this long scientific tradition, nor could we be prouder of the Royal Society for showing excellent taste.
©Glendon Mellow. (All Rights Reserved; Used with Permission)
One of my favorite science artists and people,
Glendon Mellow, is celebrating his birthday by launching his new website, glendonmellow.com. In addition to being a fabulous artist in a variety of media (including tattoo design), Glendon helps run the and is a tireless advocate for both the positive use of art in science communication and supporting the creators of such content. Symbiartic blog at Scientific American
It is also our own
Michele Banks’ birthday. You can celebrate with her by asking her to send you an aesthetically pleasing gift from her Etsy shop. I understand that some of her work from the collaborative art show is Voyage of Discovery being made available too.
Portrait of a Human
In 2011, I was starting to plan for an exhibit at the Cafritz Arts Center in Maryland, based around the theme of cells. I knew that I didn’t want to just paint a bunch of various cells – I wanted to use them to express some thoughts about how humans relate to each other.
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