Ever since going through a traumatic experience in 2017, I have been working on expressing my emotions through art. In 2017, I created "Tortured", where the nerve scar represents a shocking life event that acts as a significant barrier to moving forward. Despite its presence, some brave growth tips manage to break through. They show resilience,... Continue Reading →
I am thrilled to announce that my artwork will be featured at the”Art of the Brain” exhibit at Mount Sinai next Monday (3/12). There will be an opening reception and over 80 total pieces of scientific images and sculptures from Sinai. The reception will be held at 6 – 8 pm and the exhibit will... Continue Reading →
Earlier this year, I wrote about getting involved in creating pieces of art to raise awareness of neurological conditions. I have made one for epilepsy and acute central nervous system injury. More recently I was contacted by a former colleague, who asked me to create a jewelry piece to portray dyslexia. Here is a summary... Continue Reading →
After hurricane Irma, Florida might have a greater risk of spreading infection. More specifically, brain-eating amoebas are more likely to thrive in the stagnant water. These microbes can enter the body through the nose and reach the brain within a few days. There, they begin their feast, which in most cases is fatal. This work... Continue Reading →
Here is the second piece I presented at the Women in Bio SciArt event and the story behind it. Tortured (2017) – 12″ x 12″ Traumatic injury to the central nervous system results in an inhibitory environment. This condition presents a serious challenge for neurons that attempt to regenerate. In addition to inhibitory biochemical signals,... Continue Reading →
Here is a summary of the SciArt event that was published in Women in Bio newsletter. I am happy to announce that "Guidance" - one of my earlier pieces (depicted above) is now available on both Etsy and eBay. Come get it while it's hot!
I have been reading a lot about finding your niche as an artist and being successful without feeling like you are "selling out". In both art and science there is a fine line between being innovative and retaining your character. Where do you draw the line between expanding your horizons and selling your soul?... Continue Reading →