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College of Medicine Office of  Research

The Art of Science Contest
Register by September 14, 2022. Art will be exhibited and judged during the Research Recognition Celebration on October 5, 2022.

Register by September 14, 2022. Art will be exhibited and judged during the Research Recognition Celebration on October 5, 2022.​

RECYCLE YOUR PLASTIC LABWARE INTO CLEVER ART PIECES​

Transform your pipette tips, pipette tip holders, plate spreaders, etc. into sculptures, mosaics, and other works of ART such as mixed media, bricolage. ​

Contest Rules:​

  • Students, Staff, Trainees, Faculty and Deans may participate.​
  • Participants must register here by September 14, 2022 to submit an art piece. Title of artwork, name(s) of artist(s), lab(s) of origin and materials will be requested. Artist statement, (optional), must be submitted at this time. ​
  • Participants may register as an individual or a group.​
  • Entries must contain 100% recycled, recovered or found content from your research lab with the exception of paints, dyes, adhesives, canvas and mounting hardware. ​
  • Entries may contain any clean, non-biohazardous, non-radioactive, recycled material as art medium, with the exception of food matter or living organisms (Pictures of bacteria, fungus, etc. are OK).​
  • Entry dimension may be no larger than 72” high x 36” wide x 24” deep and must be ready to display by wall mount, plinth, free standing – etc. ​
  • Entries must credit the original artist in the case of a reproduction (e.g. Edvard Munch, The Scream). ​
  • Entries must be delivered to the Dean’s Suite no later than October 3, 2022 between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. ​
  • Contest awards reception will be announced at the Research Recognition Ceremony​
  • Prizes: TBD for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners​
  • At the completion of the contest, winning entries will be displayed in the CARE Atrium until October 19th. After that date, artists may reclaim their art.​
  • Share the Art of Science Poster
  • For questions, please contact Brieanne Sheehan at sheehabe@uc.edu. ​