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Currently Involved in research at Charles Sturt University.

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Dr Eleanor Gates-Stuart is a visual media artist who focus is primarily on scientific exploration and technology, both in the advancement of innovation and in communicating her artistic practice in new and innovative ways, questioning and engaging audience in art, science and technology. Working with major research organisations, museums, business and government her scope of artistic creativity and research interests are extensive and includes interactive exhibits and the application of innovative materials such as the ‘Bugs’, titanium insects and ‘Hot Seeds’ holographic works.

She was awarded Scitech’s Innovation in Art Residency 2016 for her project, ‘Under the Surface’ based on mining and mineral exploration in Western Australia, in association with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Mineral Resources Flagship. Gates-Stuart’s active research involves site visits, such as travelling deep underground at the Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM) Super Pit and visiting Data & Core Repositories at GeoScience Australia and the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) in WA.

Her multimedia project, StellrScope, was awarded to Gates-Stuart’s by the Centenary of Canberra’s major Science Art Commission supported by the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government and the Australian Government, 2013. Celebrating 100 years of wheat, from the days of experimentalist William Farrer through to current science innovation of today, CSIRO was the host for this research, engaging Gates-Stuart as the Science Art Fellow. She received a Canberra Critic’s Circle Award for StellrScope, the major commission installation which was held at Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre. Artworks from the project are now part of the ACT Legislative Assembly Art Collection.

Her international research in Science and Art is diverse and collaborative; Joining Charles Sturt University as Professor in Creative Industries following her links as an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, University of Wollongong and prior Professorship in Technology and Art (Techno Art) at National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan). She holds a PhD in Science Communication, Communicating Science: Exploring Science though Art, Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, Australian National University, and supported by the CSIRO – both she has been a Visiting Research Scholar.

Selected as a participant for the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI), a program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, ‘The Deep Blue Sea 2016’, she continues the momentum of the ‘think tank’ synergy of NAKFI with scientists and artists in the USA. Other international projects include her current collaboration with the Orchid Research and Development Center at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan.

Education/Academic qualification

Science Communication (Science and Arts),Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University

… → 27 Jul 2015

External positions

Honorary Professorial Fellow, University of Wollongong

20172020

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Research Output 1996 2018

Sketching work: Headspace; Studiolab; Under the Surface

Gates-Stuart, E., 03 Sep 2018

Research output: Non-textual outputs, including Creative WorksCreative Works - Original - Visual art works

Artist
Work Environment

'In the Mix' and 'Splendour': Science of the Unseen: Digital Art Perspectives, exhibition of the Digital Arts Community of ACM SIGGRAPH

Gates-Stuart, E., 2017

Research output: Non-textual outputs, including Creative WorksCreative Works - Original - Visual art works

Splendour
Artist
Digital Art
Aesthetics
Digital Imaging

Splash: Canvas to video - IM/EX:Pressions 17.2

Gates-Stuart, E., 2017

Research output: Non-textual outputs, including Creative WorksCreative Works - Original - Visual art works

video
art
teamwork
drama
small group

Video sequence: IM/EX:Pressions 17.2

Gates-Stuart, E., 2017

Research output: Non-textual outputs, including Creative WorksCreative Works - Recorded or Rendered works

video
teamwork
resilience
art
performance

‘Double Two’: VIZBI Visualizing Biological Data, ‘Art & Biology Section, University of Sydney

Gates-Stuart, E., 30 Jun 2017

Research output: Non-textual outputs, including Creative WorksCreative Works - Original - Visual art works

biology
art

Prizes

Canberra Critics Circle Award

Eleanor Gates-Stuart (Recipient), 27 Nov 2013

Prize: Award

Canberra
Art Form
Performing Arts
Art
Artist
File
Centenary
Artwork
Wheat
Art
Canberra

CSIRO PhD Research Studentship

Eleanor Gates-Stuart (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Other distinction

productivity

CSIRO Science Art Fellow

Eleanor Gates-Stuart (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Other distinction

art
food
science

Honorary Professorial Fellow

Eleanor Gates-Stuart (Recipient), 01 Mar 2017

Prize: Other distinction

File
Art

Activities 2016 2019

  • 6 Invited talk
  • 3 Visiting an external academic institution
  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Membership of network

CESTEMER: Cultivating Ensembles in STEM Education and Research

Eleanor Gates-Stuart (Participant), Larry Pratt (Participant), Lisa D'Amour (Participant), Heather Spence (Participant), Steven Haddock (Participant)
20 Jun 201922 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation (Organisational unit)

Eleanor Gates-Stuart (Member)
20192021

Activity: Membership typesMembership of network

Beyond the ordinary: In the mix of science and art

Eleanor Gates-Stuart (Keynote speaker)
06 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Constructing 3D images from Science in Art Practice

Eleanor Gates-Stuart (Invited speaker)
18 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Creative Adaptability: Research and Professional Practice

Eleanor Gates-Stuart (Keynote speaker)
22 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Interview Eleanor Gates-Stuart, ‘Under the Surface’

Eleanor Gates-Stuart

01/01/17

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Arts in the City / Sydney fetes director Sinclair

Eleanor Stuart

27/01/16

2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

A Big Tick for Entomologists: New 3D Colour Scans of Insects

Eleanor Stuart

31/05/14

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

A big tick for entomologists: new 3D colour scans of insects

Eleanor Stuart

19/05/14

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Discovery channels art with science

Eleanor Stuart

09/05/14

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media