Our C. elegans community is blessed with a very large pool of highly talented, creative and entertaining people that makes our close
community quite unique!
Several past winners have gone on to become faculty! So (hint, hint to grad students and postdocs) entering the art show is an excellent professional
The winners will be chosen by votes and the number of likes on our Instagram page (@celegansart) by the meeting attendees
and public. So follow now as the submissions come in. Winners will be announced at the last plenary session in Royce Hall.
Microscopic Images - any microscopic images or photos pertaining to C. elegans biology
Mixed Media - any artwork inspired by C. elegans or many hours of picking and imaging. Past entries in this category
have been stained and blown glass, wood mobiles, music, sculpture, drawing and painting.
Multimedia - for example any YouTube movies [5 minute maximum length], including spoofs of a favorite song will be welcomed.
Use the hashtags #celegansart2019#celegans2019#wormart2019@geneticsgsa@celegansart so everyone can find it.
C. elegans graffiti (2019 THEME) - Public graffiti has the ability to massively impact the public while also
commenting on our current social and political world. Submit worm art inspired by Banksy or other graffiti artists of our time.
Any worm art honoring Sydney Brenner.
AWARDS & PRIZES
Awards will be given in the categories noted above by our generous sponsors including the Genetics Society of America. Prizes will also be
awarded for Most Humorous and Best of Show, as judged by attendees.
Please tag (@celegansart) on Instagram to submit your work. Include the following:
Name of artist + tag yourself
Lab name + lab tag, if available
University or Institute + tag your university or institute
Use #celegansart2019 #celegans2019 #wormart2019 @geneticsgsa @celegansart