SciArt Magazine is based
in New York, NY.
in New York, NY.
Meet the SciArt team
In addition to founding and running SciArt Magazine and SciArt Center in New York, Buntaine is a science-based artist, creating conceptual art with neuroscience as her subject matter. Fascinated by everything brainy from neurotransmitters to small world networks to qualia, Buntaine holds a B.A. from Hampshire College, a Five-College certificate in Cognitive Neuroscience, a post-bac certificate in Studio Art from MICA, and an MFA of Fine Art from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. You can view her work at www.JuliaBuntaine.com, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org, and can find her on Twitter @juliabuntaine.
A note from the Editor:
Neel Patel is a freelance writer based in New York City, whose work has appeared in several print and web publications, including Popular Science and IEEE Spectrum. He writes primarily about science, ranging from environmental issues to biological research to technology breakthroughs. He also dabbles in personal narratives, culture writing, poetry, and art (obviously). Patel earned his M.A. in journalism from New York University, and his B.S. in biology from Virginia Tech.
Raphael Rosen is a freelance writer based in New York City. He specializes in the intersection of art and science, and he loves examining how science affects society. Having worked for eight years
at the Exploratorium, he is also interested in museum and exhibition design. Rosen holds an M.A. in science journalism from the University of Southern California, and a B.A. in philosophy from Williams College. Read more of his work at www.raphaelprosen.com.
Megan Guerber is a freelance project collaborator, writer, web manager for the Nothing Space artist collective and curatorial associate at the AC Institute. Her interests include biological science, translation, audience outreach, and art that interrupts conventional thinking. Her eclectic background includes processing lab specimens in a children's hospital, where she developed a deep appreciation for latex gloves. Megan holds a BA in studio art and art history from the University of Minnesota and resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Illustrator in Residence
Megan Llewellyn is a medical and scientific illustrator based in Boise. She earned her master of science in medical illustration from Augusta University and her bachelors from Kenyon College. Megan also volunteers with The World Center for Birds of Prey and the Golden Eagle Audubon Society. Her work can be viewed at http://meganllewellyn.com.
Michal Gavish is a freelance art writer and multi-media artist, based in Washington DC. She received her MFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute. Previously, she had earned a PhD in Physical Chemistry, which continues to influence her art practice. She creates painting installations and videos inspired by her ongoing collaborations with biologists and chemists from Stanford University, UC San Francisco, and CUNY. Her work can be viewed at www.michalgavish.com .
Allison Palenske is a creative practitioner working across the fields of art, ecology, and urban design. Her primary focus is the relationship between humans and natural systems, and her research manifests through collage, installation, written works, and environmental design. Allison holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo, and an MFA in Art, Space and Nature from the University of Edinburgh. More of her work can be found at www.allisonpalenske.wordpress.com.
Danielle Kalamaras works and resides in New York City. She earned a B.A. in the History of Art and Architecture at DePaul University and an M.A. in Art History and Philosophy at Stony Brook University. She works as a project coordinator for an interior design company, and is a freelance writer covering NYC art events. She enjoys writing about Visual Culture and the intersection of art and science in pop-culture movies, experimental film, and time-based performances. Follow her on Twitter @danileekay. Read more of her work on BecomingMiddlebrow.com.
Danielle McCloskey has completed her BFA in Fine Arts and a minor in Art History at the Fashion Institute of Technology and is shown and collected by various venues around New York City. She’s looking to get her MFA in the near future.
Joe Ferguson works and lives in San Francisco. His writing has appeared in several national and international publications. He is interested in the biological basis of aesthetic appreciation and the unique skew scientists and the science-inclined bring to the artistic encounter. He holds a doctorate degree in chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College-West, a masters degree in exercise science from California University of Pennsylvania, and a graduate certificate in sports psychology from John F. Kennedy University.
Stephanie Muscat is a first year MFA candidate in the Digital + Media program at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and earned her bachelor’s in human biology with a neuroscience concentration from Stanford University. Intrigued by the tools we use to observe the world, she works with microscopy and 3D scanning resources as an imaging technologies assistant in RISD’s Nature Lab. A strong proponent for fusing science education with the arts, Stephanie is on the leadership team for the biology-oriented subgroup of RISD’s STEAM initiative. Visit Stephanie's website at http://stephaniemuscat.com/.