Dorie Petrochko

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“I am intrigued with the intricacies of colors and patterns of birds, plants and organic forms occurring in nature. This has led me to create detailed studies, both representational and abstract that mark a journey into my world…” (Artist Statement)

Artist Blog: Launching a New Natural Science Illustration Program at Yale Peabody Museum West Campus

Five Connecticut artists have launched a program of Natural Science Illustration classes at the Yale-PeabodyMuseum’s West Campus in Orange, CT, starting September 8, 2010. Connecticut Natural Science Illustrators will be offering beginning, intermediate and advanced levels of instruction in drawing and painting of natural science subjects and habitat studies.We will also offer workshops for environmental groups, nature and art centers, schools and events.To learn more about this exciting venture, visit Please come to our show at the Mitchell Library in Westville, CT on April 5 from 3-5. ┬áThe show opens on April 3 and continues until ay 30. For more info go to