Gabrielle Duggan, fiber artist, and Adrian Smith, ant scientist, collaborated on the art installation: Architectural Intersections: Ants, Art, & Science. The piece is on public display until January 2018 in Adrian Smith's glass-walled research lab in the Nature Research Center of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Read more about their experiences working together here: https://www.sciartmagazine.com/collaboration-ants-art-and-science.html
Art is a tool for communication. Science communication is now more important than ever. There is a need to find new ways for scientist to share their work with the public to reach a wider audience.