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And our second winner…

Protists might be hard to classify, but they can get organized when they need to!

Pun and illustration by Jennifer Joslin (@SpecimenJenn), a freelance designer and natural science illustrator living in the forested outskirts of Portland, Oregon. She recently completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a focus on Biological Conservation, a subject which continually influences her creative work. Jenn can usually be found drawing, reading, exploring the Pacific Northwest, or helping people care for wildlife in some way or another.

By |March 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Announcing Buzz Hoot Roar’s new Artist in Residence!

We at Buzz Hoot Roar are pleased and proud to announce our newest Artist in Residence! Over the next year, Christin Hardy will use her unique graphic style to explore six science posts. Read on to learn more about Christin, and stay tuned to enjoy her excellent work.


Who: I’m Christin Hardy, a graphic designer and illustrator living in the city of oaks, Raleigh N.C., and hailing from Seven Springs, a teeny tiny town in rural Eastern North Carolina where the livestock outnumber people.


I graduated from NC State University with my bachelor’s in graphic design, and after a few odd jobs landed my current job as a graphic designer for the NC Department of Transportation. There, I get to work on projects from all sorts of divisions ranging from aviation and rail to highways and bike/pedestrian. One of my favorite projects was the poster I made for National Train Day in 2014:


Why: I’ve always loved science and tend to choose extracurricular activities that reflect that, such as volunteering for the Duke Lemur Center (so much fun), working for the entomology lab at NCSU where I counted bee sperm for a summer (not as fun, but cool) and interning at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. (definitely ties with the lemurs).


So, when I got the email asking if I wanted to be the next artist in residence, I immediately gasped and said “YES!! Of course!!!” While I enjoy my work for the government, Buzz Hoot Roar gives me an outlet where I can […]

By |November 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|3 Comments