Radio Chipstone: Wisconsin Artist Balances Science & Art

May 6, 2017

Martha Glowacki is a Wisconsin artist whose work brings together what might seem to be polar opposites: Science and Art. Glowacki explains in her artist's statement that her ideas for creative work come primarily from observing and analyzing the natural world.

Her latest exhibit is called Martha Glowacki's Natural History, Observations and Reflections, and it’s on display at the Chazen Museum of art in Madison through May 14th.

In this edition of Radio Chipstone, Glowacki tells Sarah Carter of the Chipstone Foundation and contributor Gianofer Fields about the way the collision of scientific text and art informs her work:

Material culture contributor Gianofer Fields curates the Radio Chipstone series. The project is funded by the Chipstone Foundation, a decorative arts foundation whose mission is preserving and interpreting their collection, as well as stimulating research and education in the decorative arts.