Kirsten works with scientists to illustrate new species, describe behavioral and morphological characteristics and clarify complex concepts. Because of her education in ecology and marine science, she can clearly communicate and understand how to visualize science in these fields.
Clients: World Wildlife Fund (WWF), The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)—National Marine Sanctuaries & Sea Grant, Census of Marine Life (CoML), Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTER), National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) and Marine Activities &Resources & Education (MARE).
Kirsten works with exhibit designers to create illustrations and graphics. Her clients and employers include Monterey Bay Aquarium, Pacific Grove Natural History Museum, Aquarium of the Bay.