The Art of Scientific Illustration

The Art of Scientific Illustration, featuring artists from the New England Chapter of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, is on display at the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History through Nov. 24. The exhibit is a diverse display of science illustration that highlights the range of styles, techniques, and subjects that exist in the field today.

Bumble bee (Bombus impatiens). Acrylic illustration on illustration board, by Kim Schmidt
Native Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) and Invasive Black Swallowwort (Cynanchum lousea). Watercolor illustration by Frances Topping
Gray-cheeked Thrush (Catharus minimus). Colored pencil illustration by Kim Schmidt
Thrombopoiesis, or the generation of cells that play a key role in blood clotting. Digital illustration by Mark Lefkowitz
Wet Feet Canada Geese. Oil illustration by Amy Bartlett Wright
Insects of the World. Prismacolor colored pencil illustration on Cronaflex film by Virge Kask