Below you will find a list of artists, photographers, and scientists along with short bios, representative images, and website links (click on their names) that participated in our Bugs in Technicolor Symposium at the 2019 Entomological Society of America Conference in St. Louis, Missouri by submitting illustrations and/or photographs.
Brendan Wenzel is an illustrator based in Brooklyn, NY. His work has appeared internationally in children’s books, animations and magazines. An ardent conservationist, he is a proud collaborator with many organizations working to ensure the future of wild places and threatened species, especially within Southeast Asia.
The Taylor Lab’s research focuses on communication, sensory exploitation, and predator psychology of spiders, wasps, and other colorful but understudied arthropod groups.
They are also interested in the intersections between art and science and are always excited about forming new collaborations with artists, particularly with the goal of using art as a medium to explore the scientific process as well as the beauty and complexity of the natural world. Click here to get a copy of a FREE printable PDF of adorable spider coloring books!
Kelly is a Manchester based artist and science communicator who is focused on creating artworks that embody scientific concepts in an accessible, aesthetically pleasing manner. She works in collaboration with researchers all over the world to create interdisciplinary projects which are used to communicate science to the public and inspire people to get involved in STEM.