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Settling In at SCGP (Simons Center for Geometry and Physics)

Hi everyone, I’ve now been at the Simons Center for a little over a week, and am finally starting to feel settled in. Things were extremely quiet when I first arrived (Stony Brook is between semesters right now), but over the past few days more and more people have been showing up. Next week SCGP […]

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MoMath Invitations are revealed

Hi folks, A few months back I wrote about my contribution to the invitation for the Grand Opening Gala event for the Museum of Mathematics (MoMath).  I have finally received my own copise of the finished invitations, and they are even more beautiful than I had imagined! You can see the final version in the […]

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Islamic Fractal Star in Black Acrylic has arrived

Another new arrival from Ponoko – a large (14″) black acrylic version of my Islamic Fractal Star.  Check it out here!

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Islamic Fractal Flower in Acrylic has arrived

This just in from my friends at Ponoko – a large (15″) black acrylic version of my Islamic Fractal Flower.  Check it out here!

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Phil Webster to be next Artist in Residence at Simons Center for Geometry and Physics

I am VERY excited to announce that an opportunity that came up back at the Bridges conference has come to fruition. I am now officially going to be the Artist in Residence at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics (SCGP) in Stony Brook, NY from January-April 2013. The purpose of the gallery is to […]

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Working on Invitations for the Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

This post is just a little teaser… I’m hard at work helping with a project for the Museum of Mathematics (affectionately known as MoMath), which is opening in Manhattan this December. They are having a Grand Opening Gala event — cleverly scheduled on 12-12-12 — for which they want a really special invitation.  I won’t […]

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Back from Bridges – What a Blast!

Last week I spent an incredible 5 days at the Bridges conference.  It is impossible for me to describe how inspiring, uplifting, energizing, and life-changing this experience was!  The best I’ve been able to capture it for people is to say “I found my tribe!” As a first time attendee, I was amazed at how […]

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Heading to the Bridges Conference

Tomorrow I head down to Towson University (outside of Baltimore, MD) for the 2012 Bridges conference.  This annual conference explores the connections between mathematics and the arts – a perfect venue for me to connect with, inspire, and be inspired by fellow mathematical artists. Check back in early August for my post-conference report — I […]

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First Shapeways project has arrived

We got back last night from a trip to Georgia and what was waiting for me but my first shipment from Shapeways! In addition to several test items (not suitable for public display yet), I received this lovely 12-pointed star.

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First Ponoko project has arrived

Just a quick note to let everyone know that today my very first order from Ponoko arrived. It included 3 variations on a brand new fractal Islamic star design that I developed by blending a pre-existing fractal design with a classic Islamic motif from my recent India trip. I am very pleased with the results […]

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