2017-2018 Board



Linda Feltner (President)
Linda M. Feltner is an award-winning nature artist and educator. Linda has instructed for the University of Washington Scientific Illustration Certification Program, and currently teaches for the Art Institute of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. She holds a Master of Arts degree, and is a Signature Member of Artists for Conservation and the Society of Animal Artists. Her home in the Sky Islands of southeastern Arizona provides awe-inspiring biodiversity right outside her studio window.

2018 GNSI Conference: Washington DC

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July 15, 2018 - 12:00pm to July 21, 2018 - 8:00pm

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the Guild, our 2018 Conference will be held July 15-21, 2018 in Washington DC.


Opportunities abound in such a historically rich city. Among them are the National Museum of Natural Science, rich collections to interest our diversity of science illustrators, historical and cultural architecture, iconic monuments old and new, the national zoo, botanic gardens, and world-famous art collections.

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Congratulate GNSI members in the 2016 FON Exhibit!

Congratulations to ALL the GNSI members* who claimed a spot in the Focus On Nature 14 exhibit. And congratulation to those who received a Jury award!

*(membership current as of 4/4/2017)
† Jury Award Winner

Lauren Bassing 
American White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)/ Brown Pelican (juvenile) (Pelecanus occidentalis)

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2017 Auction Call

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March 31, 2017 - 9:00am to June 20, 2017 - 9:54pm

Rare prints and rare art supplies! Crazy crafts and carefully created compositions! Its time to dig around in your closets and studios, or even better to create something original to donate to the GNSI Annual Auction, Tuesday - June 27, at the 2017 GNSI Conference at Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC.

Auction proceeds are split 50/50 between the GNSI General Operating Fund and the GNSI Education Fund – the Annual Auction is a MAJOR fundraiser, both for maintaining our day to day organizational upkeep, and for providing outreach opportunities to our chapters.

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2017 GNSI Conference

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June 25, 2017 - 12:00pm to July 1, 2017 - 5:00pm

Visit the offical GNSI 2017 Conference website here!

Grow your knowledge with speakers, panels, and field trips. Hone your illustration skills with techniques demonstrations and hands-on workshops. Expand your contacts and collaborations with some of the most accomplished scientific visual communicators in the world.

Welcome to beautiful Asheville, North Carolina!

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