Wildlife Artist & Scientific Illustrator
Ayeesha McComb is a classically trained contemporary wildlife artist and scientific illustrator.
Winner of 2017 Margret Senior Award.
Judges were Australia Parks & Wildlife Service and acclaimed artists Trevor Weeks & Prue Sailor.
Exhibitions and publications
(Pending publication: illustrations in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review & JBJS Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery)
2019 Infographics published in PRS Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2019 Summer 2019 Frontier Magazine with the Macquarie University Hospital
2019 Art and Design Education resource guide, Natural History Illustration Gallery
2018 Illustrations published in International Journal of Anatomical Variation
2018 Illustrations for PHD publication for environmental scientist Rachael Collett
2018 Naturalist , Wattspace Gallery, 12 July - 5 August
2018 Animals in Art and Music, Newcastle Museum, Newcastle 26 April
2018 Illustrators Alive, Newcastle Museum, Newcastle 14 - 15 April
2017 Scientific Poster - Antechinus presented by Dr Rachael Collett at the International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICVV) Cartagena Colombia
2017 Natural History Illustration Margret Senior Award, the University Gallery, Callaghan November - Winner
Check out our exhibition work at this link: https://www.nhigradshow.com/ayeesha-mccomb
2017 Botanica: In Sickness and in Health, Lion Gate Lodge, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney 6 - 28 May
2017 Extinct and Endangered, Willoughby Council exhibition March
2016 Australia and New Zealand Entomology Competition
2016 Friends of the University of Newcastle 2016 Student Art Prize, The University Gallery, Callaghan September - October
2016 Australia and New Zealand Entomology Competition (second place in Black and White Illustration)
2016 Published in University of Newcastle handbook, Art & Design Research Guide 2016 pg23, with Sea Star poster
2016 Published online in the University of Newcastle's Creative Showcase, Design Showcase
2016 Botanica at Farm Cove, Lion Gate Lodge, Royal Botanical Gardens Sydney April - May
2016 Extinct and Endangered: When Nature Calls, Maitland Regional Art Gallery
Natural History Illustration Degree (Distinction) University Of Newcastle
Graphic Design Diploma Hornsby TAFE
Completed 2011, concentrated on Illustration, exhibited in Final Year Exhibition
Fine Arts Degree University of Newcastle
Completed 2008, exhibited in Final Year Exhibition 'Segway'
HSC Preselected for Art Express