Greetings, GNSI!
Wow, November already! There are snowflakes in the forecast for us here in the Mitten State, but I know a lot of you are enjoying warmer climes. Whatever the weather, you can always take a few minutes to check out the latest news on your GNSI website!

2016 GNSI CONFERENCE - Santa Cruz
Join us in sunny California for the 2016 GNSI Annual Conference! We will meet at the beautiful campus of the University of California, Santa Cruz from July 3 - 9. The Conference Committee, headed by Robin Carlson, has been working hard and will be presenting you with all the information you need, as soon as possible. If you are thinking about teaching a workshop and/or presenting (and please do think about it!), contact Elizabeth Morales, [log in to unmask], 607-532-4039 or
Taina Litwak, [log in to unmask], 240-750-9245.

BUSINESS FORUM (Logged-In Member Only Links)
GNSI Member Badge 
Presenting: the NEW GNSI Member Badge! Display it proudly on your website, Facebook page, your business cards or stationery, or anywhere else you like and proclaim your membership in the best science-art group on the planet! You need to be a paid-up member and logged in to the website to access the download; multiple file types and sizes are available.

Full Time Illustration Job at NOAA
NASA is looking for a full-time illustrator to create a mix of day in, day out image composition for production workflows ("Here's a map - please add a legend to it."), along with more creative endeavors. Read more for further description and an application link.

Full time illustration Job in Vertebrate Zoology - U. of Kansas
The Division of Vertebrate Paleontology at the University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute seeks a Scientific Illustrator. This is a full-time (12-month) unclassified appointment. Salary range: $40,000 to $45,000.... for an extensive job description and an application link, read more.

GNSI-DC: Painting on Walls: The Art and Illustrations of Jane Kim
DATE:  November 17, 2015 - 5:30pm
LOCATION: Smithsonian Natural History Museum, Washington, DC
Join us at the GNSI-DC Chapters November meeting to see Jane Kim, founder of Ink Dwell studio, creates large-format work. Using a variety of materials while merging disciplines of fine art and science illustration, she creates her murals and installations as a celebration and interpretation of the natural world and a vehicle designed to challenge how we interact with it. 

The Stuttgart Database of Scientific Illustrators 14501950: Making the Invisible Hands Visible
Listings for illustrators of scientific publications of all genres (especially atlases, articles, textbooks) who were active between 1450 and 1950, thus excluding illuminators of medieval manuscripts as well as illustrators still active. more More than 10400 illustrators with particular emphasis on anatomy, dermatology, botany, zoology, mineralogy, astronomy, and general natural history. Access to the database with its 20 search fields is free and open to all interested users.

Flora and Fauna Illustrata (FFI) project
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (MLA) and the Andersen Horticultural Library (AHL) are excited to begin a long-term project, Flora and Fauna Illustrata (FFI), to document, in scientifically accurate fine art, the plant and animal species that occur at the Arboretum. (Ed. Note: This is a fully volunteer project. The art and copyrights are donated in full, without any compensation)

Northwest Chapter Exhibit - 2015
DATE: October 14, 2015 to March 31, 2016 
The GNSI Northwest Chapter has mounted an exhibition at the the Pacific Science Center at the Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington featuring twelve of our members who will be exhibiting gicle prints and originals of their work. Chapter members are excited to be able to team up with the Science Center for this exhibit.

GNSI Oregon Group Exhibit - 2015
DATE: September 11, 2015 to February 21, 2016 
LOCATION: Pacific Maritime Heritage Center, Newport Oregon
The GNSI-Oregon Group invites you to view their exhibit entitled Tidal Waters: The Art of Scientific Illustration at the Pacific Maritime Heritage Center, Newport Oregon ongoing through February 21, 2016. Admission is free to members of the Center, $5 for non-members.

Captured With Colored Pencil: Design and Contrasts in Nature: Color Pencil Workshop - with Rhonda Nass
DATE: November 14 - 15, 2015
LOCATION: Nevin Welcome Center Cornell Plantations Cornell University, Ithaca NY
COST: $200 / $180 for Plantations and GNSI Members
In this two-day intensive workshop with guest artist Rhonda Nass, youll create unique colored pencil works on dark paper using natural designs. Participants will choose their own subject to draw, then excerpt and magnify a portion of that subject for the background. 

Gail Guth
Guth Illustration & Design
139 Lathrop Avenue
Battle Creek, MI  49014-5076
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