• leaflet

    . . .a thin triangular flap of a heart valve. . . a small book usually having a paper cover . . . a medical lit-art e-journal from The Permanente Press
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Shenshen Dou

  • Biography:

    I am a former molecular biologist, now drawn to art. I paint, make collages, and photograph nature. I find the noticeable similarities in the process of making art and doing scientific research, both requiring an open mind, a free spirit, and many bold experiments. 

    For me, science opened the door to the micro-world of life, and art opens the door to the macro-world of painting, the aisle of connecting the two doors is my love for both science and art.

    My husband Dr. Jianyi Wu husband is a retired Cardiologist at Kaiser Permanente: his work is also a major inspiration for my artwork.