Pint of Science - Creative Reactions

Creative Reactions is an art-related event organised by Cambridge Creative Network that is going to be the grand-closure of Pint of Science 2015 in Cambridge. During the build up to Pint of Science, around 50 local artists will create an artwork related to the talks held in Cambridge. Some of the artworks will be displayed during the related talks. The grand finale, on 21 May 2015, will see all the artworks displayed at St Barnabas Church on Mill Road, Cambridge. The exhibition starts at 1pm with a drinks reception from 6pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1580473575524024/

Below are the artists who are taking part. To find out more about Pint of Science visit http://pintofscience.co.uk/events/cambridge/

Abi Stevens
I am an illustrator working mainly in photoshop to create eye-catching digital work characterised by bright colours and strong lines and shapes. My practice is strongly linked to my thirst for knowledge of the world around me and so far includes...
Alan Rogerson
I'm a freelance artist, illustrator and cartoonist. At the moment I live in Cambridge a small medieval city on the edge of the world. Originally from London I came here to study illustration at Anglia Ruskin University and found the medieval...
Aurora Cacciapuoti
I live in Cambridge (UK) where I am attending the MA in children's book illustration. I work as freelance illustrator, make handmade crafts and run art workshops for children and teenagers.For Creative Reactions I chose "atoms to...
Barbara Nasto
As an artist, I work on the cusp of conceptual art and science. Training as both a research scientist and artist has placed me at the interface of two disciplines. The visual contingent that is universal to the effective explanation of most...
Cambridge Contemporary Dance
Founded in 2007, Cambridge Contemporary Dance was one of the first professional dance companies in Cambridge and was established to provide a platform for launching new choreographers, dancers and quality work both in Cambridge and further afield....
Charlotte Morrison
Most of my work has a starting point in our relationship with the body. It is inspired by personal experiences, medical science and psychology. I am interested in the complex dynamics between body and mind, perception and knowledge. Hence, my work...
Claire Bennett
As a printmaker with a science degree and a degree in Fine Art, I am interested in the parallels between these two disciplines.  As James Watson observed, there is a beauty and truth in science and these facets are inherent in art.  I use...
Claudia Stocker
My work focuses on cellular level biological processes and genetics. I read scientific papers and interpret them in a visually appealing yet technically accurate way. I try to simplify down visual information to the essentials and use a more...
CSVPA
At Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts our students specialising in Graphics & Illustration, as part of their Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, form part of an international community from countries as far afield as China,...
Diana Probst
As an artist, I like to show the outsides of things, and how they look.  I want to make the paintings better than the original items that sit out in the world.  I want my skill to beat photography, so people know a thing is a painting and...
Dittany Rose
I am a printmaker and jewellery designer currently working in paper. Probably because my degree was a long time ago and so my silversmithing skills are a bit shaky. And I like paper. My current collection of jewellery and mini-sculptures is based on...
Emma Copley
Born in Dublin, Ireland and now living and working in Cambridge, I have been developing my painting practice since graduating from Rhode Island School of Design in 2001. My work depicts places I have lived in and people who are close to me. Used...
Esther Groeneveld
Through art I am driven to delve into the core of what lies underneath the surface, to capture the essence that enlivens the physical world and to communicate the things that prove that life is nothing less than a mysteriously magical experience....
Factories And Fields
I am a visual artist based in Suffolk. I’m interested in pattens and synchronicity in real life, and how these can be visually represented. And the relationships between the two worlds. I work a lot as a live performer, and a lot of the...
Gareth Wild
I am a freelance graphic designer providing cross-media design solutions including advertising and brand identity. Clients include Reebok, Tommy Hilfiger, Helly Hansen, Faber & Faber, The Guardian, Addenbrooke’s and St Bartholomew’s...
Irene Wilkes
My artwork creates intense personal moments, an investigation into representations of real objects through painting. By applying abstraction, my work reference recognisable forms, particularly elements from the plant world. However, the results are...
Jill Fordham
I am a locally based stained glass artist.  My work includes taking commissions from private clients exhibiting and teaching. A source of inspiration for many of my own glass designs is capturing fluid forms, and using glass to recreate the way...
Jon Heras
I studied natural sciences at Cambridge, then chemical engineering (which is essentially applied science), then stayed for a PhD in MRI and image processing.  So I've got a pretty broad background in the sciences, and an ability to work...
Karen Jinks
I am a graphic designer and mixed media artist inspired by poetry and history. A passion for books and vintage ephemera, I employ various collage and paint techniques to create landscapes and imagery that hint at times gone by and evoke memories and...
Katy Figg
Sensibly Insane started as a second year University project whist I was studying Graphic Design at the University of Teesside. However, as an artist my work goes back to early college years where I used to freelance in London photographing live...
Kelcy Davenport
I am interested in thinking about personal identity and freedom in relation to the power structures at play in late capitalism in the UK today.  Through my work I seek to make these forces visible, to observe their affects and to generate...
Kirsty Wagstaffe
My work is concerned with using psychoanalytic tools to access the unconscious aspect of the mind in order to develop creativity. I aim to explore the idea of the collective unconscious through visual communication. Is the viewer moved by a piece of...
Liza Read
I was was born in Connecticut, USA in 1959. I create holograms - 3D laser photographs - collaging them with glass, printed materials and wood.  I learned my craft from Fred Unterseher while attending the San Francisco Art Institute in 1979,...
Mandy Knapp
My work employs printmaking methods to explore texture and form. I am interested in how design impacts on our lives in domestic and business settings, and my etchings, drypoints and monoprints often depict aspects of interior design....
Manuela Hübner
I create vibrant mixed media collages.They tend to be satirical comments on human nature, the life we have created for ourselves, values and behaviours that have become entrenched in our collective conscience, and the consequences and limitations...
Maria Merridan
My work is about creating unusual relationships between personal experiences and the following themes: science, natural history, navigation, weather and journeys. I take ideas from these themes and juxtapose them with my memories. Connecting...

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