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B.A. (Biology and Art)
Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, Illinois

Botanical Illustration Certificate
School of Botanical Art & Illustration, Denver Botanical Gardens

Science Illustration Masters Certificate
California State University, Monterey Bay

The combination of biology and art seems to be complete opposite fields of study for most people. Biology uses the left, analytical side of the brain while art uses the right and creative side. But for me the two subjects go hand and hand. I have always been fascinated by the natural world and the mechanisms that support such diversity of life. I grew up spending many of my summers in Monteverde, Costa Rica, where I was surrounded by incredible biodiversity. I express my fascination of nature through art; my artwork always draws inspiration from the natural wonders that surround me. These two subjects quickly became my passion and I am always looking for ways to combine them.

Fine art

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