Lisa Kattchee and Karl Kattchee

Artist (Lisa Kattchee); Associate Professor of Mathematics, UW-La Crosse (Karl Kattchee)
Coralville, Iowa; La Crosse, Wisconsin

This brother/sister collaboration is based on the premise that mathematics and art are inseparable and they interact on many levels.

Magic Square? (2)
Magic Square? (2)
digital print

This 4x4 array of collages was created using Adobe Photoshop and the editor at Each collage has a mathematical theme: Symmetry, trigonometry, self-reference, infinity, recursion, pi, dimension, chaos, topology, etc. The arrangement was determined by a systematic process.