A. Michael Noll

A. Michael Noll is an American engineer, artist, and pioneer in the fields of digital art and 3D animation. His work as a scientist, mathematician and technologist attempted to locate the boundaries of computer imagery as a medium during its early years, and his research and writings were integral to the construction of the field […]

Abraham A. Moles

Abraham Moles was an electrical engineer and physicist who worked on analyzing and investigating the links between aesthetics and information theory. His professional legacy includes research on acoustics and music technology, as well as on computational aesthetics. Born in 1920, he studied technology and earth sciences at the University of Grenoble in France, and then […]

Adam Smith

Adam Smith graduated from RISD in 1985 with his BFA. After moving to Cambridge, MA, he developed one of the first 3D CAD (Computer-Aided Design) applications. He then relocated to San Diego, where he worked for NASA as art director for a booklet, Global Change, later presented to the Reagan administration as the first NASA document acknowledging […]

Aldo Giorgini

Aldo Giorgini was an Italian artist and a pioneer in computer graphics. Formally trained by Italian futurist painter-sculptor Ambrogio Casati, Giorgini stayed on with his mentor as an apprentice, and assisted in the restoration of classic works by old masters damaged during the Second World War. Simultaneously attending university coursework outside of his work in the […]

Alfred GraßI

Alfred Graßl is a scientist and technologist mainly known for being a founding member of the Ars Intermedia group. Graßl studied Information Technology at the Technical University of Vienna, and then became assistant professor there in 1966. That year also marked the founding of Ars Intermedia, with Otto Beckmann, an experimental working group with the […]

Andre Ribuoili

Andre Ribuoli is a printer and founder of Ribuoli Digital, a fine art studio in New York City. Ribuoli has 25 ydars of experience in digital media and printing, including directing Pamplemousse Press for almost 9 years before he started Ribuoli Digital, which specializes in creating artists’ original projects and editions by fostering creativity and […]

Anna Ursyn

What do you do, and how long have you been doing it? I am an artist-teacher and I’ve been doing it as long as I remember. 2. What was your first job? I was an assistant to the animation director of a short film when it meant a camera hanging above a table with many […]

Anton Zöttl

Born 1933 in Munich DE Studied electrical engineering at Technical University Munich, while working for Siemens in Munich he started working on computer graphics in 1970.

Ben Laposky

Benjamin Francis Laposky (1914–2000) was a mathematician, artist and draftsman in Cherokee, Iowa. He has been credited with making the first computer graphics, utilizing an oscilloscope as the creation medium for abstract art. In 1953 he released what he called “Oscillons” (or oscillogram designs) along with a corresponding thesis entitled “Electronic Abstractions” via a gallery […]