Imagine. Create. InspirE.

The Team

Kierstin and Eric Keller team up as husband-wife duo, melding their enthusiasm for nature, skills in art, and educational backgrounds in marine biology and mathematics to promote science education through artistic representation.

The Vision

Golden Spiral Studios will provide you with all your graphical needs, from graphical abstracts and diagrams, to logos and illustrations.


  • Eric and Kierstin acquired their bachelors of science degrees from University of Alaska Southeast, Eric double-majoring in marine biology and mathematics and Kierstin majoring in marine biology.

  • Eric and Kierstin's artistic inclinations have flourished since childhood, developing into a wide array of 2D, 3D, and digital creations.


  • Primary author | NOAA Technical Memorandum: Guide for identifying select bivalve species common to (K. Keller, K. Brown, S. Atkinson and R. Stone — 2017)

  • Primary author | Glacier Bay National Park Service Progress Report: Sighting frequency and distribution of marine mammals opportunistically sighted in Glacier Bay, AK and adjacent waters (2005-2014) (K. Keller, C. Gabriele, H. Pearson, J. Neilson, P. Vanselow, E. Keller — 2017)

  • Co-author | “Marine Mammal Science” Note: Diet of northern sea otters (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) from Icy Strait, Alaska, based on stomach contents analysis (K. Brown, S. Atkinson, K. Keller and H. Pearson — 2018)

art awards:

  • 2010: National JoAnn Craft Fine Arts Contest | 2nd Place

  • 2008: National Lucerne “The Art of Dairy” | Honorable Mention

  • 2008: Southern Oregon “Best of the Best” Art Show Selection

  • 2009, 07, 05: Mail Tribune - Cover/Add Contest |1st Place

  • 2002: 1st Place - Santa Barbara Christmas News Press Contest | 1st Place

  • 1999: National Crayola Dream Makers Young Artist Contest | 1st Place