BITS – Microbiology inspired SciArt

In ALL, BITS by Julia Krolik

Microbiology has significantly influenced modern art, especially over the last decade. From watercolour paintings to works created with live bacterial culture, this post showcases just some of the creators who draw their inspiration from microbiology.

Elaine Whittaker

Elaine Whittaker
Emerge
Screened For

Jennifer Willet

Incubator Lab Wall Mural, Ontario Science Centre
Photo Credit: Arturo Herrera
Jennifer Willet and Kira O’reilly Refolding (Laboratory Architecture Twins)
Photo Credit: Hugo Glendinning

Nicole Clouston

Microbial Table
Lake Ontario Portrait

Julia Krolik

Microbiota
Microbiota

Günes-Hélène Isitan

Bacillus
Nervous Body

Anna Dumitriu

MRSA Quilt
Engineered Antibody

Suzanne Anker

2013 Vanitas in a Petri Dish (17)
2013 RemoteSensing 18

Mellissa Fisher

Microbial Me
Microbial Me

David Goodsell

E. coli
HIV

Rogan Brown

Rogan Brown
Outbreak
Rogan Brown
Outbreak

Michele Banks

sciart by Michele Banks
Petri Dishes 1, Watercolour Collage
sciart by Michele Banks
Hosts and Invaders, Watercolour

Luke Jerram

Luke Jerram
Glass Sculptures
Luke Jerram
Glass Sculpture

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Julia Krolik

Julia Krolik

Julia helps SciArt through Art the Science, wrangles data and makes SciArt through Pixels and Plans. She speaks passionately about the importance of visual communication in information sharing. She lives by this quote: "They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea." - Francis Bacon | Twitter: @yuliakrolik