The Art Behind the Scientist
(or The Secret Life of Scientists)

A new series of exhibits featuring the work of artists more normally known for their scientific work.

Photo Montages
by Nancy Ridenour

Lotus MontageThe first exhibit during 2011 in the series Art Behind the Scientist features Photo Montages by Nancy Ridenour and will be on display March - April 7.

Nancy Ridenour will talk about her work and her background as a scientist at a presentation in the BorgWarner Community Room at 6:00 PM on Thursday, March 31.

Cement Sculpture Abstract #19These photo montages combine Ridenour’s love of gardening with her evolving expertise in digital photography.  For 32 years, Ridenour taught biology at Ithaca High School and nurtured excellence among her students.  Since her retirement in 2005, she has utilized scientific principles to develop unique techniques that extract portions of digital images that result in the production of photo montages.


  • Artist Talk
  • 6:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 31, 2011
  • BorgWarner Community Room

Contact Information

Lotus Studios
346 Warren Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

For more information about these exhibits, contact Sally Grubb at (607) 272-4557 extension 232 or

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