Ames


Does Research
︎Art
& Design
& Dev

︎About



Ames


Research
︎Art
︎Design
︎Dev

︎About


RISD
︎Digital Arts





Digital Artist
I’m an artist-designer-dev at RISD. As an artist, I make my own pixels and use them to create digital and generative art. As a developer, I make indie games. My digital painting process uses both manual and generative (code-driven) design processes. Over a lifetime as an artist, my paintings, pixels, and associated metadata add up to a cohesive world. Read more...


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Coming so
My art is increasingly digital-first. It always explores the intersection of human perception, creativity, and psychology. I’m interested in what we gain from reconnecting with the messiness of reality and human perception. I like to experiment with concepts of perception, attention, facial recognition, optical illusion and sensemaking. I was fascinated by stereograms as a kid and often create a similar effect with painting through strokes that appear pixelated and hide images (usually faces or figures with an unusual backstory) in color and form.