The Art Behind the Scientist or The Secret Life of Scientists

This series of exhibits to be shown at Tompkins County Public Library during 2010 will feature the work of local artists more normally known for their scientific work.

Sculpture by Francis Charles Moon, Joseph C. Ford Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

February - April 3, 2010

Moon carves his pieces using mainly local wood. Moon’s pieces are frequently inspired by mathematical concepts most notably Chaos Theory. More information

Butterfly Catastrophe
Still Life - Portraits
The second exhibit will feature the photo portraits of Richard Robinson, Assistant Professor Material Science and Engineering, Cornell University.

May 8th - June 25th

Robinson will discuss his approach to photography and explain how his hobby intersects with his career in nanoscience during an opening reception and talk Saturday, May 22 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM in the BorgWarner Community Room. More information

"Dad and Me" by Rich Robinson
Werner Sun Exhibit

August 13th - September 30th, 2010

Physics Researcher Werner Sun presents the third exhibit in the series The Art Behind the Scientist.  The exhibit will include mobiles and other three dimensional art reminiscent of Calder. Werner Sun will talk about his exhibit and present a workshop on mobile making at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, August 25, in the BorgWarner Community Room. More information.

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