A year ago sculptor Jim Jenkins was announced as Fermilab’s artist-in-residence for 2017. His solo show, titled “A Perplexity of Conundrums,” will be open to the public on Monday, Jan. 8, then on Friday, Jan. 12 from 5-7 p.m.a free public artist’s reception. The show will run through March 2. Jenkins will also collaborate show called “Dark Matters” on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 2:30 p.m., combining his work with a performance of Olivier Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time.”… More »
From the Kane County Chronicle, May 17, 2017: Geneva resident Jim Jenkins has been chosen as Fermilab’s third artist-in-residence, and has big plans for his tenure.
From WDCB 90.9 FM, March 17, 2017: A sculptor from Geneva is the latest artist to become Fermilab’s artist in residence. WDCB’s Brian O’Keefe visits Jim Jenkins to talk about the mass of a snowflake, bone jazz and the inspiration of Robert Wilson.
From the Chicago Tribune, Feb. 28, 2017: Lindsay Olson, Fermilab’s first artist-in-residence, will display several pieces reflecting her work at Fermilab during her upcoming exhibition The Elegant Universe: Art and Science, beginning on March 7 at Elmhurst College.
From the Aurora Beacon-News, Nov. 10, 2016: Artist Ellen Sandor spent months talking with Fermilab scientists and learning about the ways they study subatomic particles called neutrinos.
From WDCB 90.9, Jan. 25, 2016: Fermilab artist-in-residence Ellen Sandor is no stranger to translating science into visual media. She’s worked with Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA to visualize the invisible. Now she’ll do the same at Fermilab. Listen to this eight-minute radio piece featuring Sandor and Art Gallery curator Georgia Schwender.
Aurora Beacon-News, Jan. 12, 2016: Fermilab has an artist-in-residence program that was launched first through Oak Park artist Lindsay Olson, who completed her year in residence in December, and Chicago artist Ellen Sandor, who is the new artist-in-residence.