Art.Science.Gallery. is an art gallery and science communication space dedicated to art-science fusion of all kinds. Located in Austin, Texas, we are one of the nation’s first art galleries to feature exclusively science-related artworks! We encourage people of all ages to explore contemporary art and basic science in a fun and relaxed environment. We welcome anyone along the great spectrum of artists and scientists to explore and participate in Art.Science.Gallery.!

See a science inspired art exhibit, take a class, or let us host your event.


Our mission is to provide a friendly environment to make science more accessible to everyone through science-related visual arts exhibitions, foster the careers of emerging and established artist-scientists and to provide professional development opportunities for scientists to become more engaging public communicators.

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Hayley Gillespie | Ph.D.  

founder / ecologist / artist

Hayley is an artist-scientist who earned her  Ph.D. from the Graduate Program in Ecology, Evolution + Animal Behavior at the University of Texas at Austin. She has always viewed the arts and the sciences as interacting disciplines. Growing up in Fort Worth, Texas, she divided her time during the hot summer months between the Kimball and Amon Carter art museums and the herpetarium and aquarium of the Fort Worth Zoo and Fort Worth Museum of Science + History. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in biology, studio art and environmental studies from Austin College in Sherman, Texas. Hayley currently lives in Austin, Texas where she studies endangered species, creates art that is inspired by her activities as a scientist and writes about the intersection of art and biology on  biocreativity.wordpress.com. She enjoys finding new ways to merge art and the science of biology through writing, multimedia projects and public outreach activities. You can reach Hayley at hayley [at] artsciencegallery [dot] com or 512.522.8278.

Current interns


Adrienne Parker intern / artist / chemist 

Adrienne Parker is a recent graduate from the University of Texas where she received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Studio Art with additional studies in chemistry, business, and Italian. She hopes to pursue a career in the field of art and archive preservation and museum management. Her interests outside of school are long distance running, traveling, and nature.

Julia Collins intern / science communicator / writer

Julia Collins is a fledgling science communicator. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts from the University of Mount Union in English with additional studies in biology and art. She enjoys telling the stories of science in a wide variety of media.

Past Interns

Tracy Day intern / biologist / musician [Spring 2013 + Fall 2013]

Tuan Tang intern / scientist / artist [Fall 2013]

Anicia Castaneda intern / artist / anatomist [Fall 2013]

Melissa McGavock  intern / art historian [Spring 2013]

Click here to learn more about our internship program.



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