On Monday, Feb. 26, at noon in the Fermilab Art Gallery, Fermilab artist-in-residence Jim Jenkins will give an informal gallery talk. The exhibit is on display until March 6. This is a wonderful opportunity to interact with our latest artist-in-residence and to get a sense of how he understands science at Fermilab. With only a few weeks left before Jenkins’s exhibit concludes, it’s good to take advantage of his final talk: Learn how Fermilab science looks through an artist’s eyes.
From Sciart Magazine, February 2018: Jim Jenkins, Fermilab artist-in-residence for 2017, shares thoughts on his residency. “[Fermilab] is first and foremost a place of thought. I find the blending of the intensely focused intellects and their pursuit of the elusive foundations of our reality stimulating and meditative simultaneously.” Subscription required: SciArtSubscriber467
From WDCB’s First Light, Jan. 21, 2018: Fermilab’s 2017 artist-in-residence Jim Jenkins discusses a number of his pieces, now on display in the Fermilab Art Gallery, including his snowflake detector. Director Nigel Lockyer and Curator Georgia Schwender talk about the importance of art to understanding science.
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.