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Art gallery Studio Blue opens at Bay Campus

Oceanography Dean Bruce Corliss presided over the recent opening of Studio Blue, a multimedia coastal and ocean learning commons designed to exhibit creative works in a variety of media that are inspired by and imbue the research of marine and coastal scientists. The artists and their scientist counterparts were in attendance to discuss their works, both to the audience as a group, and individually after the formal program.

Studio Blue, a gallery showcasing the intersection and interaction of science and art, is a collaboration between student and faculty artists from the URI Art Department and the Rhode Island School of Design with scientists from the Graduate School of Oceanography and the College of the Environment and Life Sciences. The artists works range from the traditional to the technical with the use of papermaking to oils to computer...


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