Artists invited to submit to laboratory exhibit

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Artists whose work reflects the intersection of science, art and the research interests of scientists at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory are invited to apply to participate in its third annual “Art Meets Science” exhibit from July 1 through Sept. 30.

Artists with work in any medium are encouraged to apply.

Applications are due by March 15. The first 25 artists to apply whose work reflects the exhibition’s objectives will be accepted into the exhibition. Each artist will be asked to provide up to four pieces of work, ready to hang or display.

The exhibit will be curated by Annette Carvajal from the Mount Desert organization Art in Public Spaces LLC, who said that the exhibit will be about “exploring ideas, understanding process, and being open to possibility in the worlds of both science and art.”

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Scientists in the Davis Center for Regenerative Biology and Medicine at MDIBL study regeneration and aging in a variety of organisms in order to learn ways to enhance our own ability to heal.

The Community Environmental Health Laboratory at MDIBL leads collaborative efforts to restore marine habitats. 

For more information and to obtain application forms, visit www.mdibl.org/art_and_science or contact program coordinator Bonnie Gilfillan at bonnie.gilfillan@mdibl.org or 207-288-9880, ext. 106.

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