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sand ink/pencil on paper etchings and digital prints

jean-pierre hébert

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independent artist, algorithmic art: computational drawings and mixed media since the 70's with a passion for lines. lives in santa barbara since 1985. cofounded the algorists in 1995.

awarded a pollock-krasner foundation grant in 2006, a david bermant foundation grant in 2008-9, and in 2012 the acm siggraph distinguished artist award for lifetime achievement in digital art.

digital art collections: block museum (northwestern university, chicago), victoria and albert museum (london).

community activities: artist in residence at the kavli institute for theoretical physics (kitp) at the university of california in santa barbara (ucsb).

recent:

drawing with the mind, solo show at the santa barbara contemporary arts forum more information. victoria & albert museum in london (digital pioneers). decordova museum in lincoln, ma drawing with code exhibition of the anne and michael spalter collection, kitp at ucsb sciart 2012-2013: mysterious annual group show, jean-pierre hebert: sculptures and drawings at carl solway gallery (cincinnati, july-august 2013), the american algorists: linear sublime (lebanon valley college, anville pa, september-october 2013 and school of visual arts, new york, november-december 2013)

current:

--parenthesis (the journal of the fine press book association) has published a very perceptive review of our book in visible cities

--in visible cities was presented in the rare books exhibition organized by bibiothèque nationale de france, and the associated exhibition catalog

--underground, untitled show at the kitp

--the year of the ram: works by 22 artists a group show at carl solway gallery jan.16-apr.24 2015

-- projects scheduled for 2015 in chicago, santa fe, and washington d.c.

i finally made a program out of boredom. after all these years i think now that for a long time i have paraphrased schopenhauer.
(ad reinhardt)

creative commons license jean-pierre hébert contact. (01 Feb 2015)