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Jonathan Lansey

Jonathan Lansey

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.

Artist's Work

Droste Effect
Capital spiral
Jonathan lansey

Capital spiral

By Jonathan Lansey

The infinite ish clock
Jonathan lansey

The infinite ish clock

By Jonathan Lansey

Birefringent Plastics
Cookies
Jonathan lansey

cookies

By Jonathan Lansey

Glass 2
Jonathan lansey

Glass 2

By Jonathan Lansey

Earbuds
Jonathan lansey

earbuds

By Jonathan Lansey

Cube 2
Jonathan lansey

cube 2

By Jonathan Lansey

Ribbon 2
Jonathan lansey

ribbon 2

By Jonathan Lansey

Ribbon 1
Jonathan lansey

ribbon 1

By Jonathan Lansey

Strawberries 2
Jonathan lansey

strawberries 2

By Jonathan Lansey

Strawberries 1
Jonathan lansey

strawberries 1

By Jonathan Lansey

Glass 1
Jonathan lansey

Glass 1

By Jonathan Lansey

Ribbon 3
Jonathan lansey

ribbon 3

By Jonathan Lansey

Storage 1
Jonathan lansey

storage 1

By Jonathan Lansey

Ribbon 4
Jonathan lansey

ribbon 4

By Jonathan Lansey

Cube 1
Jonathan lansey

cube 1

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