Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, California

The California chapter of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators is the second-oldest chapter on the west coast. We are comprised of illustrators found throughout the state, with our largest concentration in the greater San Francisco Bay area.

We offer our members lectures, demonstrations, workshops and fieldtrips, as well as opportunities for group exhibitions.

Please join our Mailing List for announcements about upcoming events, meetings and exhibits.

Anyone interested in scientific illustration is welcome to attend our events, we also encourage artists to become members of our chapter as well as the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators National Organization.


(image: Scarlet Pollinators by Stephanie Rozzo)

Art of Nature

Art of Nature Exhibit at Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, Illustration by Erin Hunter

We are pleased to announce The Art of Nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History.

Exhibiting works by the California Guild of Natural Science Illustrators and students and alumni of the Science Illustration Graduate Program.

Please join us for the invitation-only reception on Friday, April 4th from 6:00-8:00 pm

Special events at Santa Cruz First Friday Art Tour featuring artist demonstrations on May 2nd and June 6th from 5-8pm

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA.