Educate the public, through art, on the importance of the preservation of the environment and the ocean.
Encourage art and science collaboration through model making and science illustration.
Facilitate the understanding of scientific knowledge to the public, through my art work.
2017-present: University of Glasgow: PhD Marine Biology
2019: edX-NewcastleX: Drawing Nature, Science and Culture: Natural History Illustration 101
2016-2017: ACS Distance Education: Aquarium Management
2013-2017: University of California, Santa Cruz, US: BSc Marine Biology & BA Art
2006-2013: The English School, Nicosia, Cyprus: Secondary School Diploma
Artistic Experience and Exhibitions
2019 - Present: Curation of an Art Exhibition Display in Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow
2019: Public Engagement on the effect of microplastics on marine mussels – DippyAboutScience
Festival Team – personally created mussel model
2018 - 2019: #200Fish: Art Exhibition participation at the North Sea Observatory Art Space, the North
Somercotes Village Hall and the Marshchapel Village Hall.
2018 - Present: Produce illustrations for the IBAHCM blog/podcast "Naturally Speaking", University of Glasgow
Paint 3D models printed by the University of Glasgow MVLS Bioelectronics Department (used as awards, memorabilia and signs)
2017: Rachel Cason College at UCSC graduation gift design
Participation: Science Illustration Exhibition at the Poster Symposium organised by the Noris Centre, and the Natural Science Window Exhibit at the Art Department, UCSC
2016: Magnifications: Exhibition Collaboration with Ianthi Jayasundera
2015 - 2017: Residential Assistant at the UCSC. Duties include the organisation of events involving arts and crafts and poster preparation.
2014: Produced drawings of a local reef, in Cyprus, based on videos and photographs of the area, as well as sketching underwater while scuba diving.
2013-2017: Participated in quarterly Open Studios organised by the UCSC Art Department
2012: Art Evento: Organisation and participation in an art exhibition at the English School Nicosia
2010 - 2013: Art IGCSE and GCSE
2009 - 2012: Home jewellery designs sold at small local shops in Cyprus
Max Taus. "Reptiles and Amphibians of the Fort Ord Natural Reserve". California: UCSC Natural Reserves. 2018. pg.74 (Illustration of the Gabilan Slander Salamander).
Biff Vernon. "#200 - Art inspired by each species of fish found in the North Sea". Lincolnshire Time and Tide Bell Community Interest Company. 2018. pg.16 (Fish #16 Bluntnose Six-gill Shark Hexanchus griseus).
Alexandros Chronides "ΠΕΤΡΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΛΕΟΣ, PETROL BLUES". Εκδόσεις Αρμίδα. 2018. Book Cover
Drawing (pencil, ink, pen, charcoal), Painting (acrylic, oil), Sculpture (wood, metal, cardboard), Printmaking (relief, etching), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe AfterEffects, 3D computer program (some: Maya)
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