CREATORS – Sofía Polcowñuk | Polyfield Magazine

CREATORS – Sofía Polcowñuk | Polyfield Magazine

Identify: Sofía Polcowñuk

Which came very first in your everyday living, the science or the artwork?

As a youthful girl, I experienced a robust impact from each. My moms and dads are artisans, so the inventive component was usually there due to the fact I was quite minor, but on the other hand, they also studied biology, so my property was a put where art and science merged.

Nonetheless, for my job, I made the decision to go for science, I analyzed Biology and obtained my PhD. 3 many years back.

An illustration of the proliferation of a cell
Proliferation by Sofía Polcowñuk

Which sciences relate to your art apply?

In my artwork, I’m inspired by nature, by the organisms I work with. Biology is my resource of creativity and new suggestions.

An illustration of the structure of a fly's brain
Fly brain by Sofía Polcowñuk

What components do you use to generate your artworks?

I use mainly pencil and watercolour. Simply because the watercolour approach is extremely versatile, I can perform with other things to produce consequences and distinctive strategies of blending the colours.

An illustration of a golden fish
Golden Fish by Sofía Polcowñuk

Artwork/Exhibition you are most happy of:

Lately I have experienced the chance to present my artwork at Pint of Science, Innovative Reactions. It was the initially time exhibiting my do the job at an exhibition, so I was incredibly joyful to see the response of the folks and to show this aspect of myself.

An illustration titled "Portrait of a star"
Portrait of a star by Sofía Polcowñuk

Which scientists and/or artists inspire and/or have affected you?

I have been always fascinated by naturalistic illustrations, like the ones from Linnaeus and Darwin. I generally admired the stage of element, the colours, and the concept of the visible interaction at the rear of their drawings and paintings.

At present scientific and clinical illustrators display me the entire world of electronic art. There are terrific illustrations of really proficient illustrators that also encourage me to study extra about this subject.

An illustration of an insect wing
Learning to fly by Sofia Polcownuk

SciArt is an emerging expression associated to combining art and science. How would you determine it?

For me, SciArt refers to the use of artistic media, creative imagination, and visible instruments to connect science. It is the area wherever the beauty of the scientific entire world can be expressed and witnessed from a unique viewpoint. Even if the time period is new, I imagine that artistic representations of science were, at least for biology, at the commencing of it, where the observation and the exact illustration of the dwelling planet ended up incredibly critical to explain and talk discoveries.

For much more by Sofía Polcowñuk, go to her Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Featured picture: Female Drosophila by Sofía Polcowñuk
All photos courtesy of the artist.

About the Author

Vrinda Nair

Vrinda Nair is a doctoral university student and general public scholar who is pursuing her PhD in Physics at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Presently, operating on drug design of smaller molecules applying deep mastering. She also serves as the treasurer of the Discussion board on Graduate Student Affairs (FGSA) at the American Bodily Modern society. She is a printed author-poet of three guides which include two poetry guides: It’s a carnal world (physical e book), Abuzz (Kindle Book) and one self-assistance reserve: Inspire your genes (Kindle E-book). Vrinda also holds a report in writing a poem in alphabetical order from the India Reserve of Documents. She writes on varied themes on her blog and models several artwork varieties. She is a freelancer who presents expert services like written content composing, resume/CV editing, SOP, presentation earning and so forth. She is also a certified specialist life coach, educational designer, artist, and digital illustrator and is passionate about actively playing the violin. She actively supports quite a few brings about like girls in STEM, supporting sci-artist and has labored with many organisations and presented volunteering companies. She believes to dwell in sanguinity.

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