|The goals of the exhibition are to show creative work that explores the intersection between art and science; to foster communication between the arts and sciences; and to spark new ways of viewing the world and ourselves. creative work that transcends pure scientific illustration to explore the conceptual realm where art and science both reside is strongly encouraged.
Juror's Talks: Friday, Feb. 12
5:15-6 PM, Sharon Bladholm
Sharon Bladholm, one of the exhibit's jurors, leads an illustrated talk about her work as an artist with various scientific expeditions, including her current projects.
6-6:45 PM, Shih-Wen Young
Shih-Wen Young will talk about the selection of work for the current consilience show. Young is a physicist and artist who with Sharon Bladholm, juried the Consilience exhibit.
Location: Sacramento, California, United States
Web site: www.leekavaljian.com
Statement: My ceramics life began with a challenge from my students in a university beginning biology class--50 years ago. Since then, there have been brief detours in working with clay, including forays into weaving, enameling and acrylic painting--magical media each in their own right. But the siren call of ceramics prevailed, always informed and inspired by exciting visual experiences. Travel was the crucial component with Asia as the locus for some forty years and the decorative arts and architecture of Eastern cultures providing the aesthetic vocabulary. I invite you to spend a few moments in review of what I have made in response.
Plant Plastids with Starch and Crystals inclusionsDimensions: 7" x 9" dia.