Carolina Parakeet Giclee Print
Regular price $114.00
Giclée print of original watercolor on paper. Before being driven to extinction in the early 1900s the Carolina parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis) thrived all throughout the Eastern and Midwestern United States. They were known to wreak havoc on fruit crops, such as the peach tree depicted.
Materials: German Etching Paper
(New East Side)
Michelle Buziak is a science illustrator, focused on creating art that strengthens her local community’s connection to the natural world. She completed her BFA in Visual Effects and minored in Science Illustration at Savannah College of Art and Design and completed her Post Baccalaureate Certificate at California State University—Monterey Bay. She also studied Vertebrate Comparative Anatomy and Physiology at University of Illinois at Chicago. From fluffy birds to fossilized fishes, she draws inspiration from the incredible evolutionary diversity of plant and animal life. She hopes to cultivate in others a sense of wonder and an urge to protect what surrounds us, with an emphasis on the plants and animals we have the highest risk of losing. She also has great interest and takes great personal inspiration in preserving and growing heritage varieties of edible plants that allow us to find harmony through small community self-sufficiency.