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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).


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)


--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)

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