Category: Digital Art

Ray Caesar: Digital Surrealism

This interpretation of “Desire” is from the massive portfolio of Toronto surrealist Ray Caesar, a renowned digital artist who spent part of his working life (1980-1997) in the Art and Photography Department of The Hospital For Sick Children.

Robert Jahns: Surrealism

It’s no surprise German digital artist, art director and photographer Robert Jahns has 1 million followers on Instagram. His surreal photo manipulated images are often works of art. His Instagram (nois7) here.  Website here.

James Kerr: Remixing the Renaissance in GIFs

You’re aware of GIFs, no doubt, those loops of motion now in widespread use. You may also know there’s an international conversation under way on whether GIF-based work is really art, despite its recent explosion. Well Montreal artist James Kerr (aka Scorpion Dagger) is already validated. He’s just […]

Rafael Ochoa’s Digital Marionettes

Rafael Ochoa’s expertise is illusion. In form and texture, these marionettes appear created but are in fact digitally produced. Ochoa is one of nine artists featured at Angell Gallery who are at the forefront of contemporary digital art. The exhibition, called Simulators, is part of the Toronto gallery’s ongoing […]

Michael Murray: A Knack for New Media

Glasgow-based Michael Murray works in digital mixed media – 3D modelling with photography and digital painting – to produce his crisply executed contemporary art. His new media work runs from stylish photo collages and abstracts to complex digital aerial scenes of real or conceptual locations. (Above: Glasgow Tenements)

Through the Shredder: Scribbled Line People

The Scribbled Line Portraits of illustrator Ayaka Ito and programmer Randy Church began as a class assignment before the stunning digital photography innovation came to public attention at a Toronto FITC workshop. The series showing shredded human bodies integrated 3D and programming for a project with a three-day […]