AVS Art Zone
Where Science & Technology Meet Art
“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.”
- Albert Einstein
An Attendee Art Contest
with Prizes (Tuesday-Thursday Exhibit Hall)
AVS Art Zone
Locations and Hours:
Hall: 10:00 a.m.-5:30
Hall: 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Hall: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Call for Science &
Technology Artistic Images
October 14, 2011
Often members of the AVS
community use scientific images to convey
information—sometimes these images contain
aesthetic qualities that evoke a personal,
intellectual, emotional, or spiritual response
transforming them into objects of art. The
question then is where does the science end and
the art begin? Let your fellow colleagues be the
judge or your artistic interpretations of
science as art.
consist of images that complement the
“science & technology” topics of the
meeting. Images could be obtained by any
material imaging technique, modeling and
simulation, or by combining multiple images
into one artistic image.
The AVS Marketing and
Communications Committee will select the top
50 submissions for entry into the contest at
the Exhibition. While judging will be based
on the aesthetics of the image rather than
its scientific quality, it should still
relate back to the science & technology of
All images should be
submitted by October 14, 2011, as low
resolution jpeg/PDF files with a brief
description of the technique(s) used, the
object(s) imaged, and any other relevant
comments. Please e-mail them to Della
firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Call
530-896-0477. Accepted images will need to
be brought to the conference in a designated
format; easels will be supplied for display.
Attendee Judging and
The top images, up to 50,
will be displayed at Equipment Exhibition from
Tuesday-Thursday. Attendees will have the
opportunity to vote for the best submission
throughout the week. Bring your friends!
First prize ($500), second
prize ($250), and third prize ($100) winners
(based on voting) will be announced at the
Exhibit Finale on Thursday in the Exhibit Hall.
These winning images may be used in future AVS