Though tetrachromacy is found in some fish and bird species, one human example exhibiting this rare condition is San Diego-based artist Concetta Antico. According to Oddity Central, while most humans can only see around 1 million colours — using three types of cone-shaped photoreceptor cells in the eyes — tetrachromats like Antico can potentially see up to 100 million colours.
Another great mention on IFLScience!
Down at my Aussie farm I got a chance to talk with Live Byron about my future relocation to art Mecca Byron Bay, Australia. It was an incentive and intimate yarn – I really like the energy of the piece.
I’m very excited to announce my feature in the December issue of Vogue Magazine. Read about the gift of Tetrachromacy, the science behind it, and how I first discovered from an early age that I had a special kind of Super-Vision.
Artists And Illustrators Magazine has a wonderful feature on my unique gift and how I am able to share it with the rest of the world through my art.
Tetrachromatic research is new and amazing science. The fact that the super vision genotype can exist and can be “grown” to its greatest potential in a human being is groundbreaking news. The fact that I am a master artist who has taken the gift to another level, and who, through my work can portray the gift on canvas for others to see and witness, is of world interest.
Read the full story here!