Sophia Brueckner

Sophia Brueckner is a futurist artist, designer and engineer. The goal of her work is “to meaningfully combine her background in design and engineering with the perspective of an artist to inspire a more positive future” (Bio). Brueckner received her Sc.B. in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at Brown University, her MFA in Digital + […]

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Spalter Digital Collection Library

The purpose of the Spalter Digital Collection Library is to catalogue the expansive variety of historical materials that relate to the work in the collection. The library includes rare artifacts, ephemera, books, articles, catalogues, publications, exhibition announcements, news paper clippings, magazines, etc.

Sture Johannesson

Sture Johannesson (born 1935 in Sweden) is a self-taught artist who started out as a member of the Scandinavian wing of the Situationist International. During the latter half of the 1960s, he produced a series of colorful, highly detailed and symbolic posters that expressed a certain countercultural lifestyle of protest. The posters were printed in […]

Sue Gollifer

Research interests As someone who works as a practicing artist, curator, academic, researcher, board member and chair, I feel I am the embodiment of the intersection across many venues. As a pioneer of early computer art, I have continuously explored the relationship between technology and the arts for over thirty years, both within my own […]

Sven Höglund

Sven Inge (born Sven Inge Höglund) was a Swedish painter and pop artist who came to some prominence in the late 1960s, doing performed visual experiments with digital technology as an art medium, and coloristic paintings. Sven Inge was born in Umeå in 1935 and grew up in a small village in Västerbotten in northern […]

Tavares Strachan

Tavares Strachan is a contemporary conceptual artist whose practice activates the intersections of art, science, and politics, offering uniquely synthesized points of view on the cultural dynamics of scientific knowledge. Aeronautics, astronomy, deep-sea exploration, and extreme climatology are but some of the thematic arenas out of which Strachan creates monumental allegories that tell of cultural […]

Tomislav Mikulić

Tomislav Mikulić (Born in 1953 in Croatia) is a Croatian-Australian artist, and a pioneer of computer graphics and computer animation. He learned the computer programming language Fortran at a high school in Zagreb in 1970. A year later, he enrolled to study at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University of Zagreb (ETF) where he […]

Torsten Ridell

Torsten Ridell is a Swedish artist, born in 1946 in Malmo. His works focus on showing space and its implications by painting lines or strips, generally black or white, to form abstract figures, reducing the elements of an image to produce concrete and constructive works. Ridell studied at the Forum school of fine arts and […]

Tyler Hobbs

Tyler Hobbs is a visual artist from Austin, Texas who works primarily with algorithms, plotters, and paint. His artwork focuses on computational aesthetics, how they are shaped by the biases of modern computer hardware and software, and how they relate to and interact with the natural world around us. Tyler develops and programs custom algorithms […]

Vera Molnar

Vera Molnar (1924-2023), also known by her maiden name, written Gaks Vera a.k.a GV, was a Hungarian-born artist born in Budapest in 1924. She is considered a pioneer of digital and algorithmic art who many have designated as the first female digital artist. Steeped in a pictorial legacy characteristic of Eastern Europe, she moved to […]

Victor Acevedo

Victor Acevedo is a “desktop computer art pioneer” (ADA) inspired by a range of influences from M.C. Escher and Salvador Dali to R. Buckminster Fuller. Acevedo’s early works, in the late 1970s and early ’80s, were more traditional paintings and drawings, but in 1985 he adopted computer graphics as his primary medium. His first important computer graphic print […]