Int’l Call for Entries: Science Inspires Art: Ocean, closes July 23

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International Competition
Deadline: July 23, 2017
Application fee: $40

Science Inspires Art: OCEAN
19th Annual Art-Sci Juried Exhibition
organized by Art & Science Collaborations
at the New York Hall of Science
September 16, 2017 – February 25, 2018

Diana Moore, Curator
D&R Greenway Art Galleries, Princeton, NJ

Dr. John Stegeman, Sr. Scientist & Director
Woods Hole Center of Ocean and Human Health
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MA

OCEAN — she remains enigmatic even though she was here eons before us. Historians and economists see her as a “highway” for transporting cultures and goods, fishermen made livelihoods from her bounty, and writers and poets have memorialized her merciless storms and other-worldly creatures. But most of us know ocean from personal experience — her photo-worthy sunsets and buoyant waters, waves to play in and salty fresh air, seashells for collecting, and the sounds of sea birds.

Today’s ecologists know our global ocean from the life-sustaining services she provides us– every second breath of oxygen we take, all the fresh water we require (hydrologic cycle), her regulation of our planet’s temperature and weather patterns, and her important food source of fish.

Unfortunately, for over a decade, scientists have also been reporting on changes that threaten ocean’s health: bleaching corals, ocean acidification, over-fishing, ocean plastics, and endangered marine species.

Based on new scientific information and your personal experiences, we are seeking compelling, dynamic, and/or provocative 2D images of original art in any media made by artists and scientists that will help create a new public perception of ocean by sharing creative visions of our deep connections to her, the health issues she faces and/or possible solutions, and feelings she inspires in us.

Deadline: July 23, 2017

Entry Details:

All Entrants Receive: a Free ASCI Membership [$40-value]
Juror Selections are also included in the corresponding, permanent online exhibition at

This exhibition project is organized by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI), a 29-year-old nonprofit arts organization based in NYC and a noted pioneer of the international art-sci field, and the New York Hall of Science is one of the most renowned science museums in the world.

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