The Next Big Idea Team
Artist entries are currently being accepted until the end of July at the http://www.nextbigideala.com/art-contest. You can also enter on Facebook athttps://www.facebook.com/scimathart. There is an online gallery of art submitted last year on the website.
Science and math-based art demonstrates scientific or mathematical concepts, principles, or phenomena in creative ways. It can be created digitally using computers, be photographic, or be produced through traditional fine arts methods including drawing, painting, pottery, fiber arts, etc. The contest will be free to enter, and all entries will be by upload of a digital representation of the artwork on the contest website.
Entries will be accepted through the end of July, but entries will be posted to a gallery on the website as they are received to allow for viewing. Contest winners and awards will be announced and an exhibit will take place in conjunction with the Next Big Idea Festival on September 15th in Los Alamos.
The Next Big Idea has been established as Los Alamos’ festival of science, invention, innovation, and discovery. 2012 will be the fifth year for the festival which also features a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Student Day. For more information about the Next Big Idea Festival or the Science and Math-based art contest, visit www.NextBigIdeaLA.com