About Mady

Madelyn Neufeld (Mady) is a science illustrator from Fresno, California and now based in New Haven, Connecticut., She specializes in creating visual designs that facilitate science communication.

With a background in biology and science illustration, Mady produces figures, animations, graphs, posters, and paintings for scientists, non-profits, educators, and nature enthusiasts. She has also recently become the founder of a nature journal club in New Haven.

Most of her work is done digitally in Photoshop, Illustrator, or AfterEffects, but she also enjoys painting with watercolor, gouache, and acrylic. In her free time, you can find Mady nature journaling, painting en plein air, running, gardening, hiking, or reading science fiction. 

Mady’s illustrations showcase biodiversity and elucidate complex scientific principles, and she aims to share her curiosity and appreciation for the natural world.

Services: Bringing Science to Life Through Art


Mi-STAR, Michigan Technological University

Center for Plant Conservation 

American Chemical Society

BLACK Wellness & Prosperity Center, Fresno, CA

Morgridge Institute for Research,  University of Wisconsin–Madison

City of Salinas, CA, El Gabilan Library


A paint palette, backpack, paint tubes, a hat with a feather in it, a jar for water, brushes, and a rag all sit on mossy dirt. The photo is taken from above.

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