The deadline for the 2014 Princeton University Art of Science competition is Monday, April 7.
The Art of Science exhibition explores the interplay between science and art and consists of images produced during the course of scientific inquiry that have aesthetic merit. The competition is open to the entire Princeton community, including undergraduates, faculty, post-docs, staff, graduate students, and alumni.
Art of Science this year will include for the first time a video competition in addition to the traditional image competition. Information on how to enter submissions can be found on the Call for Entries.
The top three image entrants will be awarded cash prizes in amounts calculated by the golden ratio (whose proportions have since antiquity been considered to be aesthetically pleasing): first prize, $250; second prize, $154.51; and third prize, $95.49.
The top video entry will be awarded a GoPro camera.
Awards will be announced at the opening reception for this year’s exhibit at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 8, in the Friend Center Atrium on the Princeton campus. Everyone from the Princeton community is invited to attend.
Art of Science 2014 is sponsored by the David A. Gardner ’69 Fund in the Council of the Humanities, the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, and the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Prizes are provided by by the Office of the Dean for Research. The exhibit is co-sponsored by the Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton Institute for Computational Science & Engineering, Council on Science and Technology, Keller Center, Office of the Vice President for Facilities, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Cooperative Institute for Climate Science, Princeton Neuroscience Institute, and the departments of Astrophysical Sciences, Computer Science, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Molecular Biology, Physics, Psychology and Art and Archaeology.