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Anna Ursyn, USA, 2011



Anna Ursyn creates art, teaches and often gets inspiration from her conference related work. She explores the dynamic factor of line. Processes in nature and events in technology inspire her images.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

Björn Dämpfling, Germany, 2011



Dr. Björn Dämpfling grew up in Northern Germany, he lives and works since 1969 in Berlin/Germany. In 1983/4 and 1987-91 he lived in the USA. He was spending 2/3 of his time on science, and 1/3 on art. For the last 10 years, art is his main profession. He exhibits worldwide, like London, New York, and Beijing. Identifiable but unpredictable, even for himself, every new image has to prove the core value of creativity for him: freedom of creation, newness, and being recognizable at the same time, based on complexity and quality of composition. "In creating NanoArt I am always quite happy being provided with images to work with, because finding myself the best fitting image for my purpose or just taking material as an inspiration for something in need of a commentary to find its nano roots, wouldn't do it for me. It is like a non-physical material to be used like a physical one, like wood for a wood-cut, which develops into a piece of art, not by hiding its given structures, but by enhancing, twisting, coloring and using dozens of plates. That's what I do, most of the 'ab-using' filters, layering dozens of times and painting digitally into the images. The titles for my NanoArt works are taken from the works of H.P. Lovecraft."

2 pictures, last one added on Apr 11, 2011

Carol Flaitz, USA, 2011



"I am a professional artist and my husband, Phil Flaitz, is an electron microscopist working for IBM, East Fishkill, NY. One evening he showed me some of his images. I was awed by what I saw and began to paint them using a combination of mixed media. Since I was originally a ceramic artist I use a great deal of texture to express and interpret his micrographs. Some of the materials that I use to achieve these effects include: ground glass, pumice mediums, dyed glue, polymer resin, oxidized metallic paints, and various acrylic mediums. The title comes from my husband’s screen name. The work is a reflection of my own marriage where art and technology unite. I have been thrilled to find out about the Nanoart movement and I am very interested in participating in anyway possible. I would love to see more exhibitions of this type of work and would be willing to participate to help this come about."

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

Chris Robinson, USA, 2011



Chris Robinson is a visual artist who is interested in the role and meaning of science and technology in contemporary culture and how it assists in and influences cultural decision-making. He is a senior and co-principal investigator on National Science Foundation funded multi-disciplinary research teams investigating the broader impacts, societal implications, and role of images in nanoscience/technology. Robinson teaches 3D and digital imaging in the Department of Art at the University of South Carolina. His work over the years has ranged from the early use of computers in the arts to laser installations, aviation and space development, scientific exploration, and complex drawings of digital spaces. Robinson crosses the two cultures and exhibits, writes, and presents at national and international venues and conferences in the arts and sciences.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

Cristina Besa, Spain, 2011



My artistic goal is to create new forms of aesthetic value in combining the beauty of abstract geometry and the individual characteristics of the models. As a photographer I don't use microscopic images but I enlarge the negatives in my lab.

2 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

Daniela Caceta, Brazil, 2011



Daniela Caceta was born in 1977. Since 1992 she has been working at the Centro Multidisciplinar para o Desenvolvimento de Materiais Cerâmicos (CMDMC) / Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) and Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar) (Brazil) on computer generated artwork. Working also with a Field Emission Gun Scanning Electron Microscope (FEG) she revealed some interesting features. She used Microscopy FEG to monitor the formation, growth, development, and mostly, the morphology of several nanostructures.
"Nanometric materials are invisible to the human eye. By comparison, particles at the nanometric scale are many times smaller than the thickness of a hair and smaller than a bacterium. Since the time of ancient Greece, through their imagination, humans have engineered materials at the nanometer level. Although the Greeks where unaware of the size of the particles with which they were dealing, they created colorful pottery glazes by manipulating nano-sized particles."

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

David Hylton, USA, 2011



David Hylton is a Southern-California based artist and his work has been exhibited in numerous international, national and regional exhibitions. His work has been featured in such exhibitions as the EuroNanoForum Fourth International Conference at the Prague Congress Centre, Prague, Czech Republic; Digital 09: Mysteries in Science at the New York Hall of Science; Digital 10: Planet Earth at the New York Hall of Science and The Science Exchange Building, Adelaide, Australia; InterFACES New Media Art Exhibit, National Art Gallery of Malaysia; Siggraph Traveling Art Show (Ecole du Louvre, Salon d¢ Automne, and the Cite des Sciences et de l¢Industrie in Paris, France and the Cleveland Museum of Art, USA). In addition, his artwork has been included in The History of Computer Graphics and Digital Art Project. Hylton is a Professor at California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. "I find nanotechnology fascinating as it is on the verge of completely reshaping our world with the strides being made in science and medicine. It also offers artists new insights on an aspect of nature that would otherwise be left unseen. Indispensable are the tools (electron microscope) which allow us to see the smallest facets of our world and thus provide the artist the ability to envision and create new worlds."

4 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

Elena Lucia Constantinescu, Romania, 2011



"I am a scientist in cellular biology domain. I have come to digital art after many years of working with the microscope in my lab. I was always fascinated by the spectacular microworld and, using the image processing software for my micrographs. I was astonished by the countless possibilities offered by digital technology to turn the photos into artistic images. And I started to draw… The microscopic images are fascinating and very challenging both for a scientist and an artist. I think every microscopist who has some artistic talent should try to speculate the beauty of the micrographs or donate some nice images which are not scientifically useful but could be spectacular by casual errors."

4 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

David Derr, USA, 2011



"Humanity is composed of creative explorers and symbol makers. We have been this way since the beginnings of our existence as a race and before. This is the cornerstone of what it is to be a thinking human being. My goal has always been to create works that contain the essences of good poetry. A balance of opposites, in a style that is recognizable, yet not necessarily realistic. I find the most effective way of doing this is by using a pseudo primitive style which on the surface seems simple, but in reality resonates deeper emotions." Derr’s works have won numerous awards and have been exhibited internationally. His works have been included in; Gallery and Studio Magazine, Photoshop User, and Digital Fine Arts Magazine. He was recently commissioned by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra to created a painted violin for their annual Art String Initiative.

1 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

Enio Longo, Brazil, 2011



Enio Longo, a native of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Birth 1953. Degree in Visual Communications FAAP. Jobs: Federal University of São Carlos-SP, CENAFOR-National Center for Vocational Training, Ministry of Finance of the State of São Paulo, Revista Planeta - Editora Três, Revista Capricho - Editora Abril Revista Contigo - Editora Abril, creates a communication company LPC visual Visual: Acting in advisory business of visual communication to: INCTMN-UNESP, Ford Company of Brazil, Philips Brazil, CIE, Brastemp, GabMed.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

Eva Lewarne, Canada, 2011



Born in Poland and living presently in Canada, graduate of OCAD, she has always painted and photographed interesting scenes and places. When she learned Photoshop she could really play with her art..including painting, photos and digital manipulations. In the last few of years, she has received a Medal from France in a Painting Festival in Avignon (Grand Prix). Everything interests Eva, especially how life, art and technology can live happily together...

1 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

Fred Marinello, USA, 2011



Art Educator: Has received awards from Committee of Excellence in Higher Education, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD); The White House Commission On Presidential Scholars, "Distinguished Teacher"; National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, and Arts Recognition and Talent Search. Public School & Idyllwild Arts Summer Program instructor. Numerous exhibitions in the USA and abroad.

1 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

Gilberto Sossella, Italy, 2011



Gilberto Sossella was born in Ferrara, Italy in 1952. He studied arts at Ferrara Art Institute 'Dosso Dossi', anatomical and surgery illustration at the superior school of anatomical drawing at the Bologna University, at the School of Art of Bologna State Institute in the paintings decoration section, and he attended illustration courses at the 'Istituto Europeo del Design' in Milano. He also studied at the Bologna Academy, under the guidance of Pr. Walter Lazzaro. He has exhibited his art in Italy and abroad. He was awarded with the international prize of contemporary art “ REMO BRINDISI” in 2002. His drawings are published in the ' Encyclopedia Medica Italiana' and in the Medical - Scientific Illustration. He was invited at the NanoArt21 show in San Sebastian (Spain) festival in September 2010. Usually he prefers abstract painting, seeing de Stael, de Kooning, Crippa, Dova, Riopelle, without forget the old master like Piero della Francesca, Botticelli and Mantegna. "Today a painter can work with oil, acrylic paint and in many other ways. Why don’t try to find the mirror of our soul by computer ,in a crystal inside a nanostucture?"

3 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

Han Halewijn, The Netherlands, 2011



Born in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. He started at eight years with playing the recorder and later the oboe. Since 1992 he works as an independent artist-composer-teacher and initiated Music Design for art research and production of new media. His work consists of interactive performances (Mobile Gaming and RFID - Leaving Traces, Concerto Grosso - Expo 2000, Tapestry Biennial - Unwrapped), social communication experiences (WEB real world exchanges - Interchange Me), development of proprietary hard and software, Digital artworks and NanoArt. He won prices with “Interactive Woods” and “Disturbing Utopia” (Paper Art 7 Biennial). "As an Artist I'm always looking into the interaction between People, Technology and our Nature. I feel obliged to integrate them and accumulate surprise, thoughts and creative thinking in the reflection of the observer who can also be the actuator during the exposure of the work. The task of the artist has always been to comment or reflect on the social technological progress of his time. I like to give the audience a direction in sound, images or actions to the inner self and thus create the feeling of letting me interchange you. Because new development plays an important role in the development of my projects, I try to work together with as many different companies as needed, to challenge their knowledge meanwhile creating the needed hard and software. So it becomes a reality for me and makes the unseen seeable in a touchable level for each and everyone."

1 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

Iriny Kafiris, Brazil, 2011



I have just got into the world of NanoArt, since I took a course about it, with Prof. Dr. Anna Barros. I expect to go further and acquire more and more knowledge about this extremely fascinating theme.

4 pictures, last one added on Apr 06, 2011

J'Sha, USA, 2011



I create extremely small art works. They are as small as 40 microns tall. More than 100 of these can fit on a pin head. They have details on the nanoscale. The works are made with a process I invented called nanoentonography. I originally developed the process for anticounterfeiting. After doing more complex pieces for industrial use, I decided to create artworks using the technique. The most complex works take months to create.

3 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Jack Mason, USA, 2011



Jack Mason has been creating his "nanographs" since 2002. As a journalist covering the commercialization of nanotech for Small Times, Technology Review, the Forbes/Wolfe Nanotech Report and others, he became fascinated with the scientific images that were part of the stories he was reporting. Now with IBM's consulting unit, Global Business Services, Jack is continuing to explore and explain innovation frontiers such as IBM's Smarter Planet initiative, which is focused on building the intelligent infrastructure for a new energy grid, electronic health data and patient records, and the "new intelligence" for business analytics, forecasting and modeling.

2 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

James Reneau, USA, 2011



Assistant Professor, Shawnee State University, Department of Business

1 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Janko Jelenc, Slovenia, 2011



"I am student in physics at Josef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana. My work here involves studying the properties of nanoparticles with combined Atomic Force and Scanning Tunneling microscopes and sometimes I get an interesting image like those I sent to this event."

2 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Jean Constant, USA, 2011



Jean Constant was for several years the Visual Communication & Media Technology program acting director at the Northern New Mexico College, NM and is now dedicating his time to the European Society for Mathematics and Art and his own research. He is active participant in various Science and Art project and participates in many aspect of the promotion of the visual arts to bridge the relationship between Science and Art in the US and abroad.

4 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Joel Kahn, USA, 2011



Since the 1980s, on and off, I have been exploring ways of combining math, geometry, and computers to produce artworks. Lately I have been focusing on BASIC-256, a deceptively simple but extremely powerful programming environment that has enormous unexplored artistic potential.

1 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Karen Brown, USA, 2011



Karen Hochman Brown received a BA in Art from Pitzer College. She did post-graduate work in Arts Education at California College of Arts and Crafts. Before finding a career as a graphic designer, she taught sewing, doll making workshops and geometry. She ran a children's book and gift store, even creating some of the merchandise: fanciful hats, capes, fairy wands and other dress-up garb. Ms. Brown has given up her graphic design career but continues to do pro bono work for her synagogue and other Jewish organizations. "Working in the field of Judaica has been a great source of personal joy, a way to integrate my background in fine art and graphic design, with my religious devotion. While I maintain control of many aspects of the design, the computer programs I use allow for randomness and discovery. In a session of work, I will create many varied pieces—jewel-like stars, wispy backgrounds, bold patterns. I select and gather these found pieces and weave them together, adding text to make the finished design. My recent work still maintains the structure of a six-pointed star but transcends the field of Judaica. I create the mandalas with a mindful eye to creating order in our already chaotic lives."

3 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

KD Matheson, USA, 2011



Artist KD Matheson, was born in Las Vegas , NV. Expressing a unique vision through a wide variety of mediums, clay, paint, digital art, animation, and film, his surreal creations beckon us into a mythic primordial world of the fantastic. Featured in book publications, c-d jacket covers, motion pictures and high fashion photography, Matheson's artwork has also been exhibited and is among collections around the globe. "Within my work, I tend to think of creating a meeting place, a bridge in space time that blends the past and the future and is expressed into the present. They are as vessels that house lines of connection to the mysteries of our past, the understanding of who we are now and the wonder of what we will become tomorrow."

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Leopoldo Longo, Brazil, 2011



Leopoldo Longo, born in 1988 in Brazil. Always lived in São Paulo place where he is studying Design with emphasis in Visual Communication at ESPM, Superior School of Advertising and Marketing. His first job was in LPC Visual which served in the area of motion design and branding for companies like INCTMN-UNESP, Philips, Ford, Volkswagen, GabMed. Nowadays working in the area of mobile and webdesign at Digital Parsec, developing projects for Oi Fashion, Ig Internet, Chic and Timeout.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Linda Alterwitz, USA, 2011



Linda Alterwitz is a Las Vegas based multi-media artist. Having earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Denver, Alterwitz spent 25 years working primarily in oils and acrylics, painting and drawing on large canvases to create nonrepresentational paintings. Alterwitz began exploring photography in 2006. With a vision that is painterly in nature, she digitally manipulates and layers together images to create large-scale, photographs. Alterwitz’s philosophy addresses the constant challenge to keep a balance between the two sides of the brain: the logical and the creative. This duality is apparent throughout the body of her work, starting with her photographic equipment. Alterwitz uses both digital cameras and toy cameras. The high-tech digital cameras produce clear, factual images that are believable and acceptable in our right-brained world. In contrast, images shot on film by the low-tech, simple workings of plastic cameras capture a spontaneous, altered world. Alterwitz’s inspiration, the inner workings of the human body and her external surrounding environment, plays with the dance of the two sides of the brain as well as the contradiction of fear and reassurance. Past personal struggles with medical issues were tempered by fond, childhood memories of playing in the sand dunes and forests of Gary, Indiana where Alterwitz grew up. It is this dichotomy that gives her work a comforting sense of familiarity while simultaneously creating tension.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Lisa Black, USA, 2011



Lisa Black received a degree from the University of Michigan in Art History and French and received a Diploma from the Sorbonne in French Civilization. It was while she was in France that she saw her first Picasso Exhibition. From that time on she wanted to be a painter herself. Fortunately she has been able to do that for many years experimenting in many media, exploring digital images, printmaking, watercolors, acrylics and more....winning many awards along the way. Her purpose is to create art that is colorful, strong, expressionistic and individualistic. She was delighted to receive an invitation from Cris Orfescu to join the world of NanoArt. She took part in the NanoArt international festivals in Kotka, Finland and Stuttgart, Germany, and in the NanoArt21 show in San Sebastian, Spain.
"This is the fifth time I have entered the NanoArt Competition. I’m happy it continues to flourish. It is a challenge to keep creating new images. I find working with the computer and Cris Orfescu’s seed images very enjoyable. My work is posted on Facebook so people will become acquainted with NanoArt and will perhaps follow the Competition. It is exciting."

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Maria Matheus, Brazil, 2011



"I am an architect, artist, and PhD in Communication Sciences, and I devoted a large part of my life to teaching and research. Now the art is my priority. Discovering the NanoArt was for me a pleasant surprise. And a great challenge as an artist. To strengthen and promote this form of art, I suggest that the exhibitions should also happen in academic centers, as well as in scientific conferences. Create a social network, made possible a greater interaction between artists, scientists and the general public."

2 pictures, last one added on Apr 08, 2011

Phillip Bascom, USA, 2011



Though a lot of detail was lost making these images, I believe that with more development, this same technique could be used to make full three-dimensional renders of nanoscale architecture. It wouldn’t be difficult to create a model of a nanostructure which could be viewed from any angle, or to turn scans taken at different stages of the self-assembly process into a movie showing the emergence of order at the smallest scales. I believe that there is a lot of potential in modern computer modeling technology to make the nanoscale world really visible and understandable.
On a more personal note, I’m very excited to be alive at a time when we’re starting to make the underlying beauty of nature that draws scientists to science available and accessible to the public. NanoArt is part of a movement that is just getting started, and it’s a movement that I think will completely change the way we see the world before it’s done.

4 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Pilar Ruiz-Azuara, Mexico, 2011



Pilar was born in the Dominican Republic (1943). She is resident of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. She has a Doctorate in Sciences (Physics) from UNAM (1979) and also studied Art at the UABC Art School and House of Culture in Ensenada (2001-2008). Oil painting and Digital Art are her favorite media of expression. The relationships between human beings and their environment –physical, economical, social and/or political –and fractals are her most exciting themes. Her works have been exhibited in Mexico, France, Germany, Denmark, U.S.A, Italy and Spain. Online in NanoArt 2007, NanoArt 2008, NanoArt 2009-2010. She considers a challenge to develop NanoArt works. This is a new area, very broad. In the future, she thinks that some divisions have to be created. It is difficult to compare the different types of artworks that one can produce with the nanoimages. In 2011, the objective was to generate images with no restrictions. Form, color and texture from the 3 original seed nanoimages were explored. In some cases, additional fractal and 3D effects were included.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Renata Spiazzi, USA, 2011



"Born in Italy, I have been involved in the arts all my life. Moved to the States in 1952, taught at the San Diego Community Colleges all the arts and crafts and when I retired I was introduced to the computer. When I discovered the potential of the digital tool I decided that I did not want to do an oil painting, a watercolor of even a wood cut. I wanted to take advantage of what the computer had to offer. Fascinated by filters, and then fractal programs, I started making compositions using the non objective images given to me by fractals fragments and a new world opened up for me. I am completely taken by fractals now, and I compare my compositions to music. It is not what it looks like, but what it makes you feel when you look at it!
NanoArt competition is a very stimulating procedure and learning experience that can be applied to any work.”

4 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Ricardo Tranquilin, Brazil, 2011



Ricardo Tranquilin was born in 1979, SP, Brazil. He graduated in 2005 in chemistry from the Federal University of São Carlos (Brazil), today is a Ph.D. student at the State University of São Paulo - (Unesp) in materials science and technology. Since 2006 has been working with electron microscopy. In addition, working with visual arts and is interested in combining nanotechnology with works of art. His works have been exhibited both nationally and internationally (NanoArt21 show in San Sebastian, Spain during the PASSION FOR KNOWLEDGE-Festival) It works in partnership with scientists from the National Institute of science and technology for nanomaterials (INCTMN), the development of materials science and nanotechnology and assisting the interpretation of the Field Emission Gun Electron Microscopy / (FEG) images.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Ron Janowich, USA, 2011



The Nano images provided are amazing. They allow me to question the basic essence of what perception is. By doing that it inspires me to discover and expand my visual language.

3 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Rorivaldo de Camargo, Brazil, 2011



Rorivaldo Camargo was born in San Carlos - São Paulo. There is 08 years in technical INCTMN-electron microscopy of the National Institute of Science and Technology of Materials in Nanotechnology - Chemistry Department, Federal University of São Carlos - and has in its training courses on the topic, as performed at the Institute Jozef Stefan , Slovenia in 2010.
Five years ago has been promoting exhibitions on Nanoarte (http://www.cmdmc.com.br/nanoarte) in different regions of the country and has already produced five DVDs of the project. Moreover, this work was bound in major newspapers, magazines and television in Brazil.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Siddhartha Pathak, USA, 2011



I was born in West Bengal, India. After finishing my undergraduate studies in 2003 in Metallurgical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India, I have also completed my PhD (2009) in Materials Science from Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA. My first post-doctoral research position after my PhD was at EMPA, Thun, Switzerland, where my primary research focus was on characterizing the mechanical response of grain boundaries in steel under contact loading. Since the Fall of 2010 I have been working at California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, USA as the 2010 W.M. Keck Institute for Space Studies Postdoctoral Fellow in Materials Science. As an artist, my microscopy work has also been showcased all around the globe (including the Discovery Channel website and the 2008 NanoArt Festival in Stuttgart, Germany), and has resulted in a number of awards. The primary inspiration behind my entries for the 2011 NanoArt exhibit is my current research at Caltech which involves mechanical testing at submicron length scales, with a particular emphasis towards space applications.

3 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Simona Barison, Italy, 2011



Simona Barison graduated in Chemistry in 1998. She is a researcher on material science at the Institute for Energetics and Interphases of the Italian National Council of Research (CNR). She is working on the synthesis and characterization of materials (bulk, nanopowders, thin films) for energetic applications and she is responsible of the research line “Advanced components for fuel cells and cooling devices” of the research project “Nanotechnologies and physical metallurgy for energy and transport components” of the CNR Department of Energy and Transport.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Simone Battiston, Italy, 2011



Simone Battiston graduated in Materials Science in 2005 and obtained the Ph. D. in Molecular Science in 2010 at Padua University (Italy). He is currently working, as researcher at the Institute for Energetics and Interphases of the National Research Council of Italy, on synthesis and characterization of ceramic and alloy nanostructured bulk materials and thin films for applications on energetics and photocatalysis within the research line “Advanced components for fuel cells and cooling devices” inside the project “Nanotechnologies and physical metallurgy for the components in energetics and transport” of the Department of Energy and Transport.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 11, 2011

Sofia Fragou, Greece, 2011



Sofia Fragou Koutsompina was born in Agrinio, a small provincial and beautiful town of Greece. Since was little she liked to observe and paints the nature. Sofia studied painting with Chroni Botsoglou and engraving with Bob Kazakos, at the School of Fine Arts in Athens. This is the first time when she paints inspired by nanotechnology. She reads about nanothechnology and believes that are many similarities, at least from the point of view of images, between our world and the microcosm.

2 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Steven Pollard, USA, 2011



Dr. Pollard is a psychologist practicing in Hilo since 1993. His art career started in 1964/65 when he studied art history in Paris France. After completing his BA in Psychology, he was admitted to the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Alabama in Studio Art and attended for several months. Due to the conflict in Vietnam at the time, he was about to be drafted and dropped out of school and joined the USAF. He later completed his M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology and has been practicing as a clinical psychologist since 1974 and painting from time to time. His work has always been abstract and in various mediums, including oils, acrylics, water colors, and more recently, digitized computer painting using Photoshop CS2 and Painter 9, painting on a Cintiq computer screen. He uses the rich depth of conflicting and convergent thoughts and emotions of therapy sessions to create abstract oil, acrylic, and water color paintings with deep vibrant colors and surprising shapes and a sense of wonder and fluid motion.
”Tremendous gratitude and thanks to Cris Orfescu for the starter images and doing this whole process as art and science coming together.”

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 07, 2011

Teja Krasek, Slovenia, 2011



Matjuska Teja Krasek holds a B.A. degree in painting from Arthouse - College for Visual Arts, Ljubljana, and is a freelance artist who lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her theoretical as well as practical work is especially focused on symmetry as a linking concept between art and science, on filling a plane with geometrical shapes, especially those constituting Penrose tilings. The author's interest is focused on the shapes' inner relations, on the relations between the shapes and between them and a regular pentagon. Krasek's artworks also illustrate certain properties as golden mean relations, selfsimilarity, ten- and fivefold symmetry, Fibonacci sequence, inward infinity and perceptual ambiguity. She employs contemporary computer technology as well as classical painting techniques.

2 pictures, last one added on Apr 08, 2011

Teresa Majerus-Bednarz, Luxembourg, 2011



Teresa’s way to the artistic cognition was a complex process, guided by her passion of gaining knowledge and understanding the world. This has resulted from one hand in her PhD in Nature Science received from the Düsseldorf University, from the other hand in growing love for art. She mainly paints with acrylics, where quick decision making is needed, but also enjoy watercolors. Her art teachers were Manuel Aguilar (oil), Iva Mrazkova (watercolors) and Ivana Cekovic (history of art). Teresa’s artworks mostly start with discovering or rediscovering nature. If it is to use a brush or a painting knife, acrylic or watercolor, it is always the subject that defines styles and techniques of her work. Every time she paints, her goal is to stimulate the emotion of the viewer. The process of creating pictures is endlessly fascinating to her. Every person who enjoys her work is a reword to her efforts.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 08, 2011

Ursula Freer, USA, 2011



"I have been a painter throughout my life. Fourteen years ago I started making art on the computer and now work that way exclusively. For me science and art are doorways to dimensions beyond everyday realities."
“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science”, Albert Einstein.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 08, 2011

Valerio Voliani, Italy, 2011



I am a PhD student of Nest Lab – Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa and Center of Nanotechnology Innovation (CNI) - IIT@NEST. My PhD project focuses on the synthesis and derivatisation of metallic biocompatible nanoparticles. More specifically, I am using the remarkable optical properties of these new nano-tools to develop novel in vivo intracellular probes to study biological processes at single molecule/single bioevent level.

5 pictures, last one added on Apr 08, 2011

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