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 […]

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Victor Vasarely

Victor Vasarely was a Hungarian-born abstract painter, widely viewed as one of the leading figures in the Op art movement. His geometric works incorporate optical effects and technical precision to express his love of graphic statements: as he writes, “A contemporary painter can no longer be content with painting pretty little pictures. He must beautify […]

William Alan Fetter

William Fetter was a graphic designer and artist recognized for being a pioneer in the field of computer graphics. Fetter’s well-known 1964 “First Man” or “Boeing Man”, a short animation of a pilot, meant to be used in films, was the earliest example of a human figure generated by computer. He is widely credited with […]

William J. Kolomyjec

Kolomyjec was one of the first computer artists who, through his work, firmly related to and studied the pioneers of computer art. He studied at the Michigan State University in East Lansing Michigan and, as one of the first, graduated in the subject of “Computer Art”. He ascribed to Computer Art a role that would […]

Yoshiyuki Abe

Yoshiyuki Abe uses geometric objects and stochastic processes to create his often colorful and chaotic “algorithmic visual art”. He earned his B.E. in Photographic Engineering at Chiba University in Japan, then his M.A.Sc., before beginning freelance work as a director and sound recording engineer on films. In the early ’90s, he began producing inkjet prints […]