Biography

Rachel Ivanyi is a freelance nature artist and illustrator who works on a variety of natural history subjects. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the University of California at Davis and Graduate Certification in Natural Science Illustration from the University of California at Santa Cruz. She is a Signature Member of Artists for Conservation. Many of her paintings are part of the permanent art collection Vanishing Circles, Portraits of Disappearing Wildlife of the Sonoran Desert Region of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, or with private collectors. Her illustration work can be found in a variety of textbooks, science magazines, children’s books, field guides, and nature institutions. Her clients include National Geographic, Scientific American, McGraw-Hill, and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. She has also taught a wide variety of nature art classes, with focus on scientific illustration, watercolor, pencil, pen & ink, and more, since 1996. Current classes can be found at www.asdmartclass.com

EXHIBITIONS

2016 Artists for Conservation, Vancouver B.C.
2015 Vanishing Circles, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
2014 Sonoran Intersections, UNAM, Mexico City, MX
2014 Artists for Conservation, Vancouver B.C.
2014 Art of Nature, Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, CA
2013 Losing Ground and Vanishing Circles, MUSAS, Hermosillo, MX
2013 Sea of Cortez traveling exhibition, David Wagner L.L.C.
2013 Vanishing Circles traveling exhibition, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, MO
2011 Fall Art Series, Rachel Ivanyi Illustration and Jim Hontz Photography, Red Monkey Studio, Tucson, AZ
2011 Vanishing Circles traveling exhibition, Arizona Museum of Natural History
2011 Vanishing Circles, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
2006 Focus on Nature, IX New York State Museum
2006 ASDMAI Instructor Invitational, Greater Oro Valley Arts Council
2005 Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Juried Exhibition, ASDM, AZ
1998 Works by Rachel Ivanyi, Plants for the Southwest, Tucson, AZ
1997 14th Annual Arizona Aqueous Exhibition, Tubac Center of the Arts
1997 Research Libraries Group, Inc., Mountain View, CA
1997 Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Juried Exhibition, Santa Cruz, CA
1996 Illustrating Nature, Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, CA