About the Artist
Dawn Witherington specializes in graphic design and scientific illustration. Her biological training and ability to coordinate with experts results in accurate artistic depictions of species, life histories, and ecological relationships. Dawn was trained as a graphic design artist at the Art Institutes of Colorado and Ft. Lauderdale, and she received training in the biological sciences from the University of Central Florida. During a 35-year career as a professional artist, Dawn worked as art director for a number of advertising agencies before establishing her own freelance business. Dawn’s art and design are prominent in natural history books, posters, exhibits, and a line of sea-themed greeting cards. She has an extensive portfolio of scientific illustration and is co-author of six books: Florida’s Living Beaches, Florida’s Seashells, Living Beaches of Georgia and the Carolinas, Seashells of Georgia and the Carolinas, and Our Sea Turtles, a Gold Medal award-winning book for nature.