Winner - Emerging Artist Award 2018
The Visions of Science Art Prize is a competition and accompanying exhibition of artworks that have been created in response to research being currently undertaken by PHD students at the University of Bath. Liaising with Mr Russell Arnott, having worked with him previously, I created an image depicting the experiment into turbulence and it's impact on plankton blooms that he conducted alongside WEIR (The Research Unit for Water, Environment and Infrastructure Resilience) in Sweden. It is presented here as a single full length image and divided into 4 separate sections, 1 for each of the 4 different mesocosm tank environments created in the experiment to replicate varying levels of turbulence using convection currents.
I was both surprised and very grateful to win the award for emerging artist, especially when my work was considered alongside around 180 other pieces, many of which were fantastic artworks! Thank you to everyone at The Edge Arts Centre at the University of Bath for the opportunity and for being so lovely!
Click on any image to see them all as a slideshow.
Below it is shown divided into the 4 sections as exhibited, each depicting a different environment and level of turbulence;
Here are photos and a video of the piece being prepared for the exhibition and on display in The Edge Arts Centre Gallery;
"Working alongside Scott is a great experience; I'm impressed at how quickly he can produce quality illustrations in his own unique style. Being that our projects were themed around the marine environment, Scott ensured he understood the scientific concepts involved and it was great to see how well he was able to represent them in his work!”
Russell Arnott, PHD student at the University of Bath, Oceanographer and Science Communicator