Rachel Ivanyi is an award-winning artist, illustrator, and art educator. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from U.C. Davis and Graduate Certification in Natural Science Illustration from U.C. Santa Cruz. As a Signature Member of Artists for Conservation, the world's leading artist group supporting the environment, she uses her exhibition and illustration work to inspire others to take pride in their natural backyard, and do what they can to live a life of conservation.