“Digital Art Revolution” features the work of some of the most successful and innovative contemporary digital artists worldwide! Here’s a listing of the artists in the book, including short bios and visual examples.

 
Photoshop digital art by Geoff Ault
Geoff Ault. Originally from the Chicago area, Geoff moved to Washington in 1957. He studied art at Western High School in Georgetown under Leon Berkowitz, a well-known Washington Color Field School artist and teacher. Later, he attended classes at the Corcoran School of Art, where he studied photography with Mark Power, and at George Washington University, where he learned printmaking under Fuller Griffith. Geoff is currently serving as chairman of the Capitol Hill Art League Steering Committee. http://apres-image.daportfolio.com
 
Photoshop digital art by Giovanni Auriemma
Giovanni Auriemma. Giovanni Auriemma was born inNaples, Italy, and has a degree certificate in scenography from the Academy of Fine Arts. He has won several digital art competitions in Italy including The Brain Project.EU, an international contest promoted by Biblioteca Statale di Trieste, Italy.


He has shown several personal and collective exhibitions of computer art in Italy such as Vi Biennale d’Arte Postumia Giovani—Era Digitale at the MAM (Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea) Gazoldo degli Ippoliti in Mantua, Italy. www.giovanniauriemma.it.

 
Photoshop digital art by Max Chandler
Max Chandler. Max grew up on farms in southern Missouri, studied math at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chinese at the Defense Language Institute, and attended graduate art school in Taiwan. He was an intern for several years to internationally known artist Chen Ting-shih. Working in both hardware and software he participated in ten patents, including designs for milk cartons, gymnastic equipment, and scanners. His software projects include Visicorp products and Sim City. His artwork has been shown nationally and internationally. www.maxchandler.com
 
Photoshop digital art by Susan Chapman
Susan Chapman. Susan Chapman was the cofounder and first president of the Digital Fine Art Society of New Mexico. She has exhibited in solo and group shows in New Mexico and New York. Her work is included in the Common Ground 2008 International Touring Exhibit, a juried digital fine-art exhibition from 2008 to 2010. www.azuregallery.com
 
Photoshop images from the book Digital Art Revolutionhttp://www.tuscarstudiofilms.com/shapeimage_1_link_0
Photoshop digital art by Howard Ganz
Howard Ganz. At MiraCosta College, in 1965, Ganz founded the art department, establishing programs in sculpture and computer art. In the 1980s, Ganz lectured and exhibited in many academic venues, where he showed and discussed how computers can be programmed to create organic forms. He is represented in the Long Beach Museum’s permanent collection and wrote one of the first drawing and painting programs for artists, published by Apple Computers. www.ganzartwork.com
 
Photoshop digital art by Milvi Gill
Milvi Gill. Milvi graduated with a BA degree in art history from the University of Maryland, European Division in 1991. For the past sixteen years she has been involved in the Fredericksburg, Virginia, art community.


She has won numerous awards. Her current work includes digital photography, digital art, mixed media, and painting.

 
Photoshop digital art by Susan Greenspan
Susan Greenspan. Susan  Greenspan is an artist and educator living in the Hudson Valley, NY. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Her  project, "My Rock is a Purse," appeared in Cabinet Magazine. www.susangreenspan.com
 
Photoshop digital art by Sally Grizzell Larson
Sally Grizzell Larson. Sally Grizzell Larson’s photographic work has been published in, among others, Photography Reborn (Abrams Press, 2005); Writing the World: On Globalization (M.I.T. Press, 2005); and Rethinking Marxism: A Journal of Economics, Culture, and Society. Her work has been exhibited at venues including the National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow; Brooklyn Museum of Art; École Normale Supérieure, Concours de Sociologie Visuelle, Cachan, France; and Yale University Art Gallery. Film festivals and presentations include Rencontres Internationales, Paris, Berlin, and Madrid; Anthology Film Archives; Rio de Janeiro Festival of Electronic Media; the Image Forum Festival of Experimental Film and Video in Tokyo; and the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.
 
Photoshop digital art by Ric Grossman
Ric Grossman. Ric Grossman is a contemporary fine artist who was born in New York City. He works in a wide spectrum of traditional mediums.


His passion for original ideas has inspired him to diversify into digital art. Ric’s work has been exhibited and sold through museums, galleries, brokers, and art shows. www.ricfinearts.com

 
Photoshop digital art by Matt Hamon
Matthew Hamon. Matt Hamon is a member of the School of Art faculty at The University of Montana, Missoula. Matt has a background in visual communication design and continues to be a practicing artist and art instructor. Before arriving at UMT, Matt was a member of the technical communications faculty at Montana Tech of the University of Montana, and The Evergreen State College, where he taught courses in aesthetics and visual display of information for students working in engineering and science. www.matthamon.com
 
Photoshop digital art by Ken Hopson
Ken Hopson. Ken Hopson is the Manager of the Media Department at the Virginia Commonwealth University libraries. His areas of expertise include multimedia software and hardware, specializing in the editing of video, sound, and image. He teaches courses, tutors individually, and consults on digital media conversion and delivery. His award-winning photography and artwork are a familiar presence in the Richmond area. He enjoys playing video games and the baritone ukulele. www.people.vcu.edu/~kwhopson
 


Photoshop digital art by Ben Howson
Ben Howson. Ben Howson is a printmaker, photographer, and mixed-media artist. He received a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and an MFA in printmaking and painting from Winthrop University. Ben's work ranges from traditional printmaking and photography to digital work, incorporating hand-painted details and sewn embellishments.
 
Photoshop digital art by Jackie Hoysted
Jackie Hoysted. Jackie Hoysted has a degree in computer science from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (her native country) and also a degree in fine arts from the Corcoran College of Art & Design, Washington, D.C. Her work has been selected for national and international juried shows and has been awarded multiple solo shows throughout the mid-Atlantic region. She is the creator of the art project, Send Me Your Last Cigarette, where she creates artwork from the last cigarettes of ex-smokers, to celebrate their decision to break the cycle of addiction. www.jackiehoysted.com
 
Photoshop digital art by JD Jarvis
JD Jarvis. JD Jarvis received an MFA in video and mixed media in 1975. His artistic output migrated to digital painting and printmaking in 1994. He began writing and lecturing about topics related to digital fine art shortly thereafter. In 2001, he was awarded the Grand Prize in the international Toray Industries annual Digital Creative Awards, and subsequently had his work exhibited at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. He is a contributing editor for both the Museum of Computer Art and DP&I. In 2005, he coauthored a book, published through Thomson Course Technology, entitled Going Digital: The Practice and Vision of Digital Artists. www.dunkingbirdproductions.com


Photoshop digital art by Cindy Jerrell
Cindy Jerrell. Cindy Jerrell is a fine artist living in Georgia, just north of where Flannery O’Connor fed her peacocks.


She graduated from the University of Georgia with a BA in photographic design. She has continually experimented with the combination of photography and paint. She has won a Georgia Council for the Arts Individual Artist Grant for mixed media work twice. www.cindyjerrell.com



 
Photoshop digital art by  Jon Jost
Jon Jost. Jon Jost began making films in January of 1963. Since 1996, he has worked primarily in digital video (DV). The Museum of Modern Art, New York, screened a complete retrospective of his work from January 18 to February 19, 1991. Jost has been recipient of numerous grants and awards including the Los Angeles Critics award for Best Independent Film 1992. In March 1991, Jost was honored, along with Producer Edward Pressman, with the IFP/West's first John Cassavetes Lifetime Achievement Award for independent filmmaking. Mr. Jost is presently a professor at the Graduate School of Communications and Arts, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea. www.jon-jost.com
 
Photoshop digital art by Kasumi
Kasumi. Kasumi is recognized as one of the leading innovators of a new art form synthesizing sound, film, and live video manipulation. She has won acclaim for her work in performances, and venues with collaborators worldwide from the Lincoln Center with the New York Philharmonic to Carnegie Hall with the American Composers Orchestra. In addition, Kasumi has collaborated with Grandmaster Flash and DJ Spooky on live shows. Kasumi is a former lecturer at the Tokyo College of Music, and is currently an associate professor at the Cleveland Institute of Art. www.kasumifilms.com
 
Photoshop digital art by Kaethe Kauffman
Kaethe Kauffman. Kaethe Kauffman received an MFA in studio fine arts from the University of California, Irvine, having previously studied at the University of London; the University of Belgrade; the Instituto de Bellas Artes, Spain; and a one year of graduate study at the Instituto Allende at the Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico. Her paintings, drawings, and murals are in many private and corporate collections, and have been exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Berkeley, San Francisco, Australia, and Europe, with a recent one-person exhibit at the Czech Museum of Fine Arts in Prague. She is an associate professor at Chaminade University in Honolulu. Dr. Kauffman recently won the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation Award for her art. www.kaethekauffman.com
 
Michael W. Dean. Michael W. Dean is a filmmaker and the author of many books, including "$30 Film School" and "YouTube: an Insider's Guide to Climbing the Charts." He directed the films "D.I.Y. or DIE, How to Survive as an Independent Artist" and "Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow (narrated by Robert Downey, Jr.). He recently moved from Los Angeles to Wyoming to "get away from it all." Michael wrote the Foreword for Digital Art Revolution. www.oreillynet.com/pub/au/3220
 

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