From Northern Public Radio (CA), July 7, 2021: Georgia Schwender, visual arts coordinator at Fermilab discusses the inclusion of art at Fermilab with Northern Public Radio. Santa Barbara resident Mark Hirsch was named the 2021 artist for the Fermilab artist-in-residence program. In his upcoming work, he will reimagine and translate the scientific data and discoveries into digital and physical forms that communicate the complexities that are inherent to the work occurring at Fermilab.

A woman with shoulder length brown hair sits on a stone wall.

Fermilab has selected California-based visual artist Mare Hirsch as its 2021-22 artist-in-residence. The program, now in its seventh year, connects physics and art. Hirsch, who uses computer models and coding for her art, will draw on her data visualization background to make Fermilab science more accessible and intriguing to the public.

A landscape painting that is mosaic, almost batik-like, constructed of many small squares with circles circles inside them.

This year the Employee Art show will be virtual! This year the Employee Art Show will run Aug. 2 through Oct. 29. For the first time, it will be virtual. The theme is artwork that highlights the intersection between art and STEM. The deadline to submit two pieces of work is July 19. All ages of artists may submit.    

Photo of metal sculpture (described in caption) sitting on the floor in front of two black-and-white photos of plants hung on a gallery wall.

William Gatfield’s water feature sculpture from 2005 Employee Art Show, includes koi, dragonfly and waterlilies in a pool of circulating water with colored lights. The 2021 Employee Art Show will be virtual and will run Aug. 2 through Oct. 29.

Last week was the inaugural Snowman Building Competition. Twenty snowmen and other snow creations engaged in a fierce competition in the following categories: most creative, favorite, best photo with snowman, best traditional snowman and best nontraditional snowman. Voting took place earlier this week. “My first snowman ever is actually a snow woman! It was a great experience to build it with my family’s support. Thanks for the initiative!” Liliet Calero Diaz, creator of Snowy Cuban, said. Vibodha Mudiyanselage and N.C….

From Daily Herald, Jan. 7, 2021: On Tuesday, Jan. 12, the Fermilab Art and Lecture Series will present its next virtual gallery talk on “Imagining Reality,” a photographic journey with Fermilab scientist Steve Geer. He will describe his artistic process as applied to various photographic projects that he’s exhibited in galleries and published in books and magazines.

In October 2018, Gallery 201 at Argonne National Laboratory hosted “Art & Science: More Alike Than Different.” The exhibiting artists were Fermilab 2014 artist-in-residence Lindsay Olson, 2017 artist-in-residence Jim Jenkins, Wind Flow Photography, and Fermilab Art Gallery Curator Georgia Schwender.