Emily Harrington

Emily Harrington's education includes a bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in art from Colorado College, an associate degree in graphic design from the Art Institute of Colorado and a master's certificate in Science Illustration from the University of California Santa Cruz. Her work history includes field research on on coyotes and wolves, outdoor education, graphic design at The Denver Botanic Gardens, Mercury Advertising and six years freelance design for Bozeman area organizations and businesses.

She is currently based out of Missoula, Montana as a freelance science illustrator. She has worked with the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History to design a series of wall-size illustrations for their Age of Mammals exhibit. For this project, she worked closely with museum curators and exhibit designers to recreate the changing environments of the Los Angeles basin over the last 40 million years. The environments include a swamp, an underwater sea basin, grasslands and the famous LaBrea tar pits, The exhibit opens July, 2010.

Emily continues to work for The Biomimicry Institute as a science illustrator and designer. Recent projects include designing and illustrating packaging for Ask the Planet musical CD; design, illustration, and writing a set of outdoor biomimicry trail signs; The Biomimicry Institute's Annual Report; and science illustrations for the online database of AskNature.org.

Please visit Emily Harrington's science illustration portfolio and design portfolio to see these and other projects. Contact me if you're interested in collaborating on a project.

Emily Harrington

Email ehillustration@gmail.com