Artist Beth Zaiken joins Moiya to talk about paleoart. Together, they answer questions like: How do artists work with museums to create gorgeous and educational exhibits about the ancient natural world? How has our understanding of the paleo world changed in the last few decades? And how does an artist decide what to include in the scene?
HOSTED by Dr. Moiya McTier (@GoAstroMo), astrophysicist and folklorist
Beth Zaiken is an artist who designs exhibits for museums. You can learn about her wrk on her website bethzaiken.com or on twitter at @BZaiken. Check out her projects with Blue Rhino Studio.
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