Here's Some Beautiful Award-Winning Art Inspired by Natural Science

This cape is a work called Flight of Fancy and it's by Judith Brown, who was the overall winner of the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize. The other winners are below.

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If you're going to be near Adelaide at any time between July 20th and September 8th, you can see these works on display at the South Australian Museum. The prize's goals and philosophy are described as:

The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize is a unique opportunity for talented artists to immerse themselves in the wonders of science.

We challenge artists to use skills in their chosen media to interpret the natural world and contribute to the great environmental debates facing our planet.

Now in its eleventh year, the Waterhouse is a valuable fixture in the Australian art world and offers artists a platform to showcase their skills, and make a statement about the scientific issues affecting us today.

In addition to the overall winner above, four other awards are given out. This years winners were:

Paintings Winner: Limestone Belt Cairns West by Claudine Marzik

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Works on Paper Winner: Enoki by Young Soon Jin

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The Youth Prize Winner: Above and Below by Llewelyn Ash

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And the Sculpture and Objects Winner: Fruit Salad #090312 by Nick Mount

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The awards website has a gallery of all of the finalists, so definitely check them out.