LORRIE FREDETTE is an Hudson Valley-based artist whose work is influenced by medical and environmental news stories.
What if?By Lorrie Fredette
Many of us in the arts now feel we have to prove our worth and relevance by building partnerships with and serving other fields. I work with scientific ideas and imagery, and this has been my experience. As someone who has spent most of her career working in the sci-art genre, I am often called upon to identify ways to draw more science and technology professionals into our field—but art's function is not to translate science.