November 29, 2018: YOUR BRAIN IS BEAUTIFUL, Take care of it. A discussion on neuroscience, brain care,
meditation, and what it means to be human. Each participant received a Brain Amulet, an illustrated tool supporting brain health.
October 18, 2018: VANITY | Kittredge Gallery | 6-8 pm
Artist Joseph Rossano and biologist Jacob Egge discussed their collaboration “Vanity,” an installation featuring vanities filled with 11 extinct species and subspecies rendered in glass juxtaposed against the human DNA barcode and accompanied by reflections written by scientists who studied them.
Joseph and Jacob discussed their experience as an artist and scientist working in collaboration and the growth of the project into an expanded exhibition of “Vanity” that added museum specimens and student writing to the original work.
September 13, 2018: 6-8 pm LIB 020, Mary Farrell, Professor of Art at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington spoke about SOIL MADE VISIBLE, a collaborative project undertaken with her sister Pat Farrell, Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
August 2, 2018: 4-5 pm in Thompson Hall 310, we have an exciting pair of artists who are using novel ways to interact underwater and talk about inter-species communication. Aisen Caro Chacin and Robbertina Sebjanic are our featured interdisciplinary artists. http://aisencaro.com/, http://robertina.net/
April 19, 2018: Visual Artist Buster Simpson POETIC + UTILITY//ART+SCIENCE, 6-8 pm at Tacoma Art Museum.
February 22, 2018: Art Sci Salon/ Workshop featured artists Mick Lorusso and Joel Ong on Locative Biomedia: The microbiome that we humans carry and exchange with others and the environments we traverse constitutes a constantly shifting map of relationships and influences. Through this workshop, Joel Ong and Mick Lorusso encourage participants to creatively engage with the microbiome and expand their imaginations to encompass this unseen realm that has such a large impact on our lives.
January 25, 2018: The theme was "Interface," featuring interdisciplinary artists working at the interfaces of the digital and physical, object and phenomena, natural and man-made, and art and science; event took place in the Kittredge Gallery at University of Puget Sound with featured guests: Afroditi Psarra (U of WA DXARTS, Professor); Rebecca Cummins (U of WA, Photomedia, Professor and Chair); Jeremy Mangan, (independent artist); Mike Johnson (Professor, Sculpture, University of Puget Sound).