Kalliopi Monoyios

Lungfish walking, from King et. al, PNAS 2011

Lungfish walking, from King et. al, PNAS 2011

 
 

Kalliopi Monoyios

Kalliopi Monoyios is an independent illustrator specializing in the sciences. Her work has appeared in numerous scientific journals, newspapers and textbooks, has been featured on the covers of Nature, Science, and Genesis and has been ripped off by South Park (season 10, episode 12: “Go God Go”). She has illustrated two best-selling popular non-fiction books by Neil Shubin: The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People, and Your Inner Fish; A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body, as well as Jerry Coyne's highly acclaimed Why Evolution is True. By creating accurate, intuitive imagery targeted to the right audience, she helps scientists communicate their findings more clearly to their peers and makes their research both interesting and accessible for the public. She dreams of a world where people "get" science. She is a long-time member of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators where she acts as Social Media Director and sits on the Education Fund Committee. Her science illustration work can be found at kalliopimonoyios.com. She tweets @eyeforscience. Her sculpture and painting adventures are Instagrammed @kalliopi.monoyios.