Biophilia: Pittsburgh July Meeting: Science Illustration with Lindsay Wright


Join us on Wed., July 3 at Café Phipps with Lindsay Wright, a freelance science illustrator who participates in local art shows and festivals. Lindsay's talk will summarize her enthusiasm for biology and background in art, demonstrating how her work makes identifying patterns in the tree of life exciting and fun! Scientists are working every day to understand the parts, relate the pieces and build the puzzle of our knowledge of this magnificent planet. The work they do fuels her illustrations, with a goal of sparking interest and forming new connections between people and the natural world.

Meet the Speaker

Lindsay Wright has been cultivating a keen observational eye since she was young. Her desire for drawing realistically with scientific themes developed through schooling as Lindsay earned a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts with a minor in Biology at the University of Pittsburgh, followed by a Graduate Certificate in Science Illustration from California State University, Monterey Bay. Typically working in colored pencil to bring out the bright colors and detail of nature, Lindsay uses her knowledge in the sciences to draw realistic, scientifically accurate illustrations. She is a member of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators and the Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators. Currently living in Pittsburgh, Lindsay works as a freelance science illustrator while participating in local art shows and festivals.

Meeting Schedule

5:30 – 6 p.m. — Networking and refreshments
6 – 6:30 p.m. — Presentation
6:30 – 7 p.m. — Discussion

Directions and Parking

The meeting will take place at Café Phipps, and entry will be available through the main Conservatory entrance at our Welcome Center. Guest parking spaces will be available at the parking island on Schenley Drive.