2020 Mathematical Art Exhibition


The 2020 Mathematical Art Exhibition was held at the Joint Mathematical Meetings held in Denver, CO. Here on Mathematical Imagery is a selection of the works in various media, including recipients of the 2020 Mathematical Art Exhibition Awards: “Suspended Helical Stair,” by Mark Donohue (California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA), awarded Best textile, sculpture, or other medium; “A Unit Domino,” by Douglas McKenna (Mathemaesthetics, Inc., Boulder, CO), awarded Best photograph, painting, or print; and “Computational Wings,” by David Bachman (Pitzer College, Claremont, CA), Honorable Mention. The award “for aesthetically pleasing works that combine mathematics and art” was established in 2008 through an endowment provided to the American Mathematical Society by an anonymous donor who wishes to acknowledge those whose works demonstrate the beauty and elegance of mathematics expressed in a visual art form.