Attraction, 2019 – Stem cells travel to Canada

The stem cell revolution When I was in graduate school, I had to perform weekly dissections of neonatal rat brains to isolate primary neurons for my experiments.  It was not a particularly enjoyable process and an ungrateful one too.  After spending 2 – 3 hours meticulously dissecting a dozen brains under a microscope, I would... Continue Reading →

My new brain art project is off to the races!

With the exception of "The Brain Project", which showed the amazing connectedness of the human nervous system, I have spent the last few months fiddling around with some small home decor art projects while incubating the next big SciArt idea.  Then I spent another month thinking of the engineering logistics needed to put it together. ... Continue Reading →

My artwork “Fragile Memory” made the cover of Biological Psychiatry journal!

The secret is finally out! I am so excited to share that one of my favorite works "Fragile Memory", that is based on a microscopy image of the hippocampus of a Brainbow mouse, is featured on the cover of Biological Psychiatry journal!⁠ I just received the journal in the mail last week! For the last... Continue Reading →

The “Hope” series is featured in the Spring 2020 edition of GASHER Journal

I am honored that GASHER Journal has accepted my "Hope" series to their Spring 2020 edition. Here is the summary of my featured works. All of them are available for sale here. About the Artwork: Grief is a strong emotional response to a crisis and can come in many forms. It may come from losing... Continue Reading →

Evolution of 3-dimensional beadwork: Lessons learned – Part II

This post is the continuation of Part I of my exploration of my methods development. If you have missed it, I recommend you start here. Moving forward, in "Tortured", "Abyss", "Hope", "The Void" and "Attraction" I started building much larger 3-dimensional structures. It was quite challenging to make them stay up and not lose their... Continue Reading →

Evolution of 3-dimensional beadwork: Lessons learned – Part I

While reorganizing my website a couple months ago, I couldn’t help but notice how my techniques have evolved over the last three years. I started out by using the traditional French beading method that I taught myself in my teenage years. Morning Glory I would always plan elaborate handmade gifts for my family for birthdays... Continue Reading →

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