Episode 34: Nature is not drab: Amanda Perry’s Palaeo Art

Amanda Perry, science communicator and palaeoartist, discusses her love for bugs and extinct animals. Amanda believes it is important to show vibrancy in representing animals, including extinct ones, through her artwork. She shares her journey into becoming a palaeoartist and science communicator, which involved working at science center cafeteria. Amanda’s career now involves science communication through social media and creating art commissions. Amanda also expresses her passion for dinosaurs and how her grandfather’s encouragement fueled her love for them. She discusses the influence of Jurassic Park and the artwork associated with the film.

Check out Amanda’s Instagram ⁠@perryology101⁠

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