JULIE RAUER is a painter and writer and a Co-Founder of ART SCIENCE COMPLEX. Distilling science as a platform for invention, Julie creates metaphorical paintings and drawings, chamber pieces which investigate the nature of organic processes, patterns, and transformations. She has both exhibited her paintings and drawings, written and lectured at diverse, esteemed institutions, including: The Society for Neuroscience Meeting 2016, in San Diego, The American Museum of Natural History in New York City, the New York Public Library, US Artists American Fine Art Show in Philadelphia, the New York Entomological Society, Berwald Oriental Art in New York City, and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.--where Julie was synchronously engaged, by the State of Maryland, to exhibit her body of science visualization paintings, and to give their Keynote Address, "Nature As a Platform for Invention", on September 1, 2006. Julie just completed a commissioned painting for Dr. Richard Scheuermann, Director of the J. Craig Venter Institute, visualizing his research in curing Multiple Sclerosis, via single cell genomics. ART SCIENCE COMPLEX, with Co-Founder, Bruce Gemmell, will be having a solo exhibition at JCVI, as well as inaugurating JCVI's first Art Science Salon series.

Bridging art magazines and science journals, Julie Rauer’s work has been published by: American Artist Watercolor Magazine (in a 12-page feature article), Arts of Asia, Natural History Magazine, Art + Auction, and Art & Antiques. Recognized by The National Science Foundation and The Journal Science, Julie was awarded the National Science Foundation and the American Association for the Advancement of Science certificates for two consecutive years, for her paintings, Winter Worm, Summer Grass and Coleoptera Polis, a diptych, in both the 2007 and 2008 International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge. Julie was just nominated for the 2017 Keck Award for Science Communication, for her commissioned neuroscience drawing, and pendant science essays, "Epigenetic Mind”.




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