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Jonathan Lansey
Boston, MA

About the Artist

As a scientist and mathematician, Jonathan has a unique way of looking at the world. He finds inspiration for his art by looking at the beauty of everyday objects from an atypical perspective. The colorful “Birefringent Plastics” series began when he observed a single glint of light bouncing off a pair of sunglasses, before he crafted and recorded it as art.

Jonathan’s art and designs have been featured internationally in a diverse range of publications and museums, including the Design Museum in Gent, Belgium, “The Art and Science of Spirals” and the journal of the Hungarian Physics So…

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About the Artist

As a scientist and mathematician, Jonathan has a unique way of looking at the world. He finds inspiration for his art by looking at the beauty of everyday objects from an atypical perspective. The colorful “Birefringent Plastics” series began when he observed a single glint of light bouncing off a pair of sunglasses, before he crafted and recorded it as art.

Jonathan’s art and designs have been featured internationally in a diverse range of publications and museums, including the Design Museum in Gent, Belgium, “The Art and Science of Spirals” and the journal of the Hungarian Physics Society. Jonathan recently collaborated on a dynamic digital art piece installed at 55 Hudson Yards.

Artist’s Work

Birefringent Plastics
Microwave safe
Jonathan lansey

Microwave Safe

By Jonathan Lansey

Namecard holder
Jonathan lansey

Namecard holder

By Jonathan Lansey

Pp5 recycleable
Jonathan lansey

pp5 recycleable

By Jonathan Lansey

Container may be hot
Jonathan lansey

Container may be hot

By Jonathan Lansey

Ribbon 7
Jonathan lansey

ribbon 7

By Jonathan Lansey

P republic china
Jonathan lansey

P Republic China

By Jonathan Lansey

Ps recyclable
Jonathan lansey

PS Recyclable

By Jonathan Lansey

W y industries reheatable
Jonathan lansey

W. Y Industries Reheatable

By Jonathan Lansey

Gladware
Jonathan lansey

Gladware

By Jonathan Lansey

Design and quality
Jonathan lansey

Design and Quality

By Jonathan Lansey

Ribbon 3
Jonathan lansey

ribbon 3

By Jonathan Lansey

Ribbon 1
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ribbon 1

By Jonathan Lansey

Ribbon 4
Jonathan lansey

ribbon 4

By Jonathan Lansey

Cookies
Jonathan lansey

cookies

By Jonathan Lansey

Glass 1
Jonathan lansey

Glass 1

By Jonathan Lansey

Cube 1
Jonathan lansey

cube 1

By Jonathan Lansey

Strawberries 1
Jonathan lansey

strawberries 1

By Jonathan Lansey

Colorful neocubism portrait
Jonathan lansey

Colorful neocubism portrait

By Jonathan Lansey

Earbuds
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earbuds

By Jonathan Lansey

Storage 1
Jonathan lansey

storage 1

By Jonathan Lansey

Cube 2
Jonathan lansey

cube 2

By Jonathan Lansey

Glass 2
Jonathan lansey

Glass 2

By Jonathan Lansey

Strawberries 2
Jonathan lansey

strawberries 2

By Jonathan Lansey

Ribbon 2
Jonathan lansey

ribbon 2

By Jonathan Lansey

Droste Effect
Capital spiral
Jonathan lansey

Capital Spiral

By Jonathan Lansey

The infinite ish clock
Jonathan lansey

The infinite ish clock

By Jonathan Lansey

Photographs
Glory over texas
Jonathan lansey

Glory over texas

By Jonathan Lansey

Selected Exhibitions

  • Design museum Gent and IMF Foundation
    Ghent, Belgium, 2016
  • Koppelman Gallery at the Aidekman Arts Center
    Somerville, MA, 2015
  • Fundamentals of Microfabrication and Nanotechnology CRC-Press
    Boca Raton, FL, 2013
  • National Science Foundation - Boyden Gallery & Fine Art Collection
    Washington, DC, 2012
  • Barnes and Nobles - The Art and Science of Spirals
    New York, NY, 2009

Education

  • Boston University, Masters of Arts in Cognitive and Neural Systems
    Boston, MA,2010 
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics
    Newark, NJ,2008