A (very) brief history of beadwork across the world

About a month ago, I received some interesting feedback on Instagram that was meant to question the "rights" to beadwork in different cultures.  The authors assumed that beadwork is a very particular type of art that is primarily attributed to Native Americans, as it plays a very important role in their culture. But are the... 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 →

Looking for inspiration for a new mental health SciArt series

This blog post was originally published on Lifeology on 7/16/20. For the past few months, I have been dabbling in small projects here and there, but have kind of put an unintentional hold on my real SciArt. Of course, I created the sculpture for “The Brain Project” for a summer exhibition in Toronto. But otherwise... 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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