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Great idea, Amy! We have a book list on the website, but I don't think 
this is a category, and it's a good one. If others have titles to add, 
please send to Amy or to me offlist ([log in to unmask]).


Gail






On 6/24/15 10:25 AM, Amy J. Gagnon wrote:
> Hi Gail,Â
> I still have the "Artist Explorer's" book list - suggestions of book 
> titles in response to a question that I had asked.  I think maybe 
> this could be of interest, possibly with the addition of a short 
> introductory paragraph.
>
> I will see what else I can come up with.
>
> Cheers,
> Amy
>
> Drawing Upon Nature: Studies for the Blaschkas' Glass Models
>
> Collecting Ladies: Ferdinand von Mueller and Women Botanical Artists
>
> On the Road with John James Audubon, by Mary Durant and Michael Harwood
>
> Sydney Parkinson: Artist of Cook's Endeavor Voyage
>
> Alexander von Humboldt and the Botanical Exploration of the Americas
>
> The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and 
> the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
>
> Brother Gardeners, by Andrea Wulf
>
> Ferdinand Bauer: Â The Australian Natural History Drawings
>
> The Travels of William Bartram, edited by Mark Van Doren
>
> The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest
>
> David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work: An Illustrated Exploration Across 
> Two Centuries in the Pacific Northwest
>
> Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis
>
> Flower Hunters, by Mary Gribbin and John Gribbin
>
> Kate Furbish and the Flora of Maine
>
> Margaret Mee's Amazon: the diaries of an artist explorer
>
> Wild Wisdom of Weeds, by Katrina Blair
>
> Flora Illustrata: Great Works from the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of 
> The New York Botanical Garden
>
> The Curious Mister Catesby: A "Truly Ingenious" Naturalist Explores 
> New Worlds (spring 2015 publication)
>
> Travels into North America, by Pehr Kalm (Peter Kalm) Â open access 
> digital copy:
>
> http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc2.ark:/13960/t3ws8jd2m;view=1up;seq=7
>
> The Journey Of Anders Sparrman, by Per-Wästberg (Biographical Novel)
>
> Charles Darwin and Victorian Visual Culture, by Jonathan Smith
> Audubon Biographies (there are several, any favorites?)
>
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 11:40 AM, Gail Guth <[log in to unmask] 
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>
>
>           Greetings, GNSI!
>
>     We need articles! The Journal is only as good as its content, and
>     we are running low on content. PLEASE consider authoring an article:
>
>       * Have you mastered a particular or unusual technique, or use
>         unconventional media for your work?
>       * Have you traveled to an interesting location, either for a
>         particular project or on your own and could share your art and
>         experiences with us?
>       * Do you have a notable or unusual studio setup (static or
>         traveling) you'd like to share?
>       * Have you developed a successful marketing strategy (if you are
>         making money as a freelancer, you are doing something right
>         — please share!).
>       * Has your work evolved into new dimensions, new approaches?
>         We'd love to hear about it.
>       * Have you done a presentation or taught a workshop at a GNSI
>         event (chapter? conference?) or for another group? Your
>         presentation can be transformed into an article and you have
>         already done most of the work!
>       * Have you recently attended an exciting and/or unusual art
>         event that you can share with us?
>
>     Remember: articles do not have to be long, excessively scholarly
>     or super technical; even short feature articles are fine. We like
>     variety!
>
>     Remember also that getting published is a great feather in your
>     resumé. One of the core benefits of being a GNSI member is that
>     we share our collective knowledge and expertise. Don't be shy, you
>     too can contribute!
>
>     Contact your Journal editors: Gail Guth, [log in to unmask]
>     <mailto:[log in to unmask]> or Clara Richardson,
>     [log in to unmask]
>     <mailto:[log in to unmask]> with your ideas.
>
>     Thank you!
>     Gail
>
>     -- 
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