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JŠn C. Porinchak is a Long Island, New York artist whose detailed works in a variety of media illustrate the exquisite intricacy of natural history subjects. His great appreciation for the outdoors is reflected in his award winning artwork.
 

About Nature Works Natural Science Illustrations


     Through NatureWorks, my goal is to create for you the very best natural science illustration. To achieve this, I utilize a variety art media, including traditional materials such as acrylic, watercolor, and pen and ink, as well as digital media such as Photoshop. I take pride in the accuracy with which I render your natural science illustration subjects. I thoroughly research the plants, animals, habitats, and scientific interactions which I am asked to depict, and use all available media along with personal observation and fieldwork whenever possible to further ensure accuracy. I listen carefully to my client’s needs and specifications. Projects are completed on time. As a professional, I make sure my clients are satisfied with the product I create for them. References are available on request. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you on providing exciting illustration work that educates about our natural world.



Bio of JŠn C. Porinchak
JŠn C. Porinchak is a Long Island, New York artist whose detailed works in a variety of media illustrate the exquisite intricacy of natural history subjects. His great appreciation for the outdoors is reflected in his artwork. JŠn earned his BFA in illustration from Pratt Institute for Fine Arts, his MFA from the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, and is a certified Long Island Master Naturalist. Additionally, he is a tenured art teacher at Jericho Middle School, a nationally rated top school, and is a member of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (GNSI). Winner of the Mount Saint Mary’s College Year 2000 art competition for his whimsical pen-and-ink piece illustrating salamanders, titled “Tug of War,” JŠn has also exhibited at the Hillwood Gallery in Brookville, New York, as well as in Connecticut at the Highstead Arboretum and additionally at the Yale-Peabody Art Museum. In 2008 his Nissequogue River estuary painting “River of Life”, was selected for cover art of the notable Dan’s Papers news and arts magazine of the Hamptons. The original painting of what has become an iconic image with 40 species of animals found in Long Island’s estuaries is housed at the Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown, New York. 
Contact and Consultation Information
 JŠn C. Porinchak
Nature Works Illustrations

Phone:
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631 327-1268                  

80 Kohr Road
Kings Park, NY  11754
Longs Island, New York, USA

email: info@natureworks-illustration.com

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Award Winning Art/Gallery Schedules
Some of Many Artistic Awards & Exhibits Achieved:
-Winner of Mt. Sinai Mary's College Art Competition
-Cover Photo For Hamptons Magazine Dan's Papers
-Exhibits at the Yale-Peabody Art Museum
-Exhibits at Sweetbriar Nature Center
Clients and References

Prominent clients seeking scientific illustration services from JŠn Porinchak have included: Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies, Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Regional Plan Association, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and New York SeaGrant.

His Commitment To Nature
In addition to his scientific illustrations, JŠn further lends to understanding about our natural world as a hike leader for the Sierra Club and in his collaboration with the Kings Park Heritage Museum as host to a series of natural history videos used for educational purposes in the local school district.  Additionally, he is actively involved in conservation work through a variety of organizations including the North American Native Fish Association (NANFA), and as a Board Member of the Nissequogue River State Park Foundation.


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