SciArt in America is based
in New York, NY.
SciArt in America is based
in New York, NY.
Meet the SAiA team
In addition to founding and running SciArt in America and SciArt Center in New York, Buntaine is a science-based artist, creating conceptual art with neuroscience as her subject matter. Fascinated by everything brainy from neurotransmitters to small world networks to qualia, Buntaine holds a B.A. from Hampshire College, a Five-College certificate in Cognitive Neuroscience, a post-bac certificate in Studio Art from MICA, and an MFA of Fine Art from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. You can view her work at www.JuliaBuntaine.com, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org, and can find her on Twitter @juliabuntaine.
A note from the Editor:
Neel Patel is a freelance writer based in New York City, whose work has appeared in several print and web publications, including Popular Science and IEEE Spectrum. He writes primarily about science, ranging from environmental issues to biological research to technology breakthroughs. He also dabbles in personal narratives, culture writing, poetry, and art (obviously). Patel earned his M.A. in journalism from New York University, and his B.S. in biology from Virginia Tech. He is also the Social Media Manager for the SciArt Center.
Social Media Manager
Ailin obtained her B.A in Psychology and Neuroscience from Favaloro University and she is currently doing her master in social and consumer psychology at NYU. In addition, she is doing research on neuroscience of aesthetics at Dr. Eduard Vessel's lab (NYU). Prior to this, she has worked as a neuroscience researcher and as an innovation consultant for several businesses in Argentina.
Raphael Rosen is a freelance writer based in New York City. He specializes in the intersection of art and science, and he loves examining how science affects society. Having worked for eight years
at the Exploratorium, he is also interested in museum and exhibition design. Rosen holds an M.A. in science journalism from the University of Southern California, and a B.A. in philosophy from Williams College. Read more of his work at www.raphaelprosen.com.
Megan Guerber is a freelance project collaborator, writer, web manager for the Nothing Space artist collective and curatorial associate at the AC Institute. Her interests include biological science, translation, audience outreach, and art that interrupts conventional thinking. Her eclectic background includes processing lab specimens in a children's hospital, where she developed a deep appreciation for latex gloves. Megan holds a BA in studio art and art history from the University of Minnesota and resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Born and raised in California, Allison Palenske is a recent transplant to the United Kingdom. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Art, Space and Nature at the University of Edinburgh. With a background in landscape architecture, she is interested in all matters of interdisciplinary art and design, with a specific interest in ecology and environmental politics. Aside from studying, she also dabbles in freelance writing and culinary science. More of her work can be found at http://allisonpalenske.wordpress.com/
Yasmin Tayag is the Director of Operations at SciArt Center and the copy editor at Nature Chemical Biology. She also occasionally writes and hosts videos for the Scientific American YouTube series Instant Egghead and copy edits and contributes to the arts and culture publications The Last Magazine and U+Mag. She earned her Honors B.Sc. from the University of Toronto after completing a double major in human biology and English literature, and she went on to earn her M.Sc. in Biology from New York University. Follow her on Twitter and on Instagram @yeahyeahyasmin.
Danielle Kalamaras works and resides in New York City. She earned a B.A. in the History of Art and Architecture at DePaul University and an M.A. in Art History and Philosophy at Stony Brook University. She works as a project coordinator for an interior design company, and is a freelance writer covering NYC art events. She enjoys writing about Visual Culture and the intersection of art and science in pop-culture movies, experimental film, and time-based performances. Follow her on Twitter @danileekay. Read more of her work on BecomingMiddlebrow.com.
Danielle McCloskey has completed her BFA in Fine Arts and a minor in Art History at the Fashion Institute of Technology and is shown and collected by various venues around New York City. She’s looking to get her MFA in the near future.
Pamela Segura is a freelance writer based in the Bronx, New York. She studied literature and music at Manhattan College. Pamela is fascinated by the ways in which multi-media artists engage sound, music, technology, and the human body. She is also a fan of horror films, regularly plays the electric guitar, and delights in nature writing. Pamela plans to pursue a graduate degree in literature.
Larissa Zimberoff is a freelance writer based in Manhattan. Her essays have appeared in Salon, the Huffington Post, New York Observer, The Millions and more. Zimberoff holds an MFA from The New School and a BA in Visual Art from UCSD. If her pie-chart was made up of only three segments they would be food, art and science. Read more of her work here. Or follow her food blog: ibikeforfood.blogspot.com.