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Artist Lily Simonson sketches in the McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica. All Creatures Great and Small
Features / Artists and Writers Program
Monday June 29, 2015

The story of how Los Angeles-based artist Lily Simonson ended up scuba diving under the sea ice in Antarctica begins with a tale about lobsters, moths and yeti crabs.
Artist April Surgent draws an Antarctic landscape from Gamage Point near Palmer Station. Through the Looking Glass
Features / Artists and Writers Program
Thursday October 30, 2014

There's a saying that necessity is the mother of invention. April Surgent discovered that being trapped by ice at a research station in Antarctica for the better part of two months required a little flexibility and ingenuity when it came to fulfilling her artistic vision.

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