Lindsay Wright

Science Illustrator

Canonsburg, PA, USA

Work Experience

Carnegie Museum Of Natural History

Dr. Matt Lamanna's Illustration Intern

Informal Internship with Lead Paleontologist Dr. Matt Lamanna involving various fossil reconstructions to be displayed in “Dinosaurs in Their Time.” Includes the first scientifically accurate reconstruction of a new Titanosaur species to be published with the scientific papers of the findings.
January 2012 - Present Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Skuc Gallery And European Capitol Of Culture

Freelance Illustrator

Commissioned to illustrate a Slovenian beetle for an installation to raise awareness of ignorant extermination. Knowledge of the beetle prohibited to the illustrators for content sake. Includes submission into a catalogue about the exhibit and participation in showings at various museums around the world.
February 2012 - March 2012 Maribor, Slovenia

Frank Sarris Public Library

Freelance Illustrator

Requested to create a realistic jungle scene for the archway to Children’s Section. Generated detailed illustrations of 63 tropic animals rendered in color pencil. Assembled an image in Adobe Photoshop of the animals to scale in a hand drawn jungle background. Then printed by Printscape ℠ Imaging and Graphics and applied to the wall like wallpaper, not losing any detail in the process.
July 2011 - January 2012 Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, United States

University Of Pittsburgh Honors College

Freelance Illustrator

Recruited to scientifically illustrate a sauropod dinosaur with exposed scapula to be displayed above the scapula, found by the Honors College summer Paleontology class in Wyoming, in the dorm’s common room.
May 2011 - September 2011 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Carnegie Museum Of Natural History

Teacher's Assistant

Educate general public, specifically children ages 4-13, on museum topics. Specific duties included; Manager of Bonehunter’s Quarry (an interactive exhibit about fossils), summer camp, classroom assistant, Discovery Dome Presenter, Presenter at Earth Theatre.
October 2008 - February 2012 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

JD Engraving And Awards

Workshop Employee

Engrave metals and plastics, Design plaques and awards in Corel Draw, Decal and Embroider Clothing, Assemble trophies
March 2007 - Present Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Education

California State University - Monterey Bay

Science Illustration Certification Program

Extended Education in Science Illustration
September 2013 - Present Seaside, California, United States

University Of Pittsburgh

Bachelor of Arts

Major in Studio Arts, Minor in Biology
August 2008 - May 2011 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Corel Draw, Customer Service, Detail-oriented Observational Drawing, Dinosaur Evolution, Vertebrate Morphology,

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators

Member since 2011.