124 New Space Filling Curve Works

124 New Space Filling Curve Works

  Click on the image above or click here to launch the flip book gallery of space filling curve images full screen. This control should work on tablets and phones as well. These works were created algorithmically using a variant of a space filling curve where concentric squares are drawn...
Dallas Aurora 2013 "Watching You Watching Me"

Dallas Aurora 2013 “Watching You Watching Me”

Dallas Aurora 2013 was way over the top this year! Thanks to big sponsors like the Dallas Morning News , BenQ and many others we had lots of promotion and the latest in projection technology to showcase our work.  Joshua King, Shane Pennington and Catherine Cuellar organized and executed by far and away the biggest public...
Tough Guys wins People's Choice Award in Digital Graffiti 2013!

Tough Guys wins People’s Choice Award in Digital Graffiti 2013!

  Below is a version of the piece on Vimeo: Tough Guys from Don Relyea on Vimeo. Tough Guys was accepted into this years Digital Graffiti festival in Alys Beach Florida. This is a very fun festival to attend in person and is unique in style and locale. “Tough Guys”...
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Mercedes Benz Exhibition 2012-2013

Mercedes Benz Exhibition 2012-2013

Several prints and canvases from my particle painting project have gone to Mercedes Benz Financial Headquarters in Fort Worth for the 2012-2013 Exhibition. They will be on display from May 2012 to May 2013. A catalog of all the works in the exhibition will be available from the MBFS site. Below are the accepted works....
Particle drawn koi fish for SISU Uptown

Particle drawn koi fish for SISU Uptown

This past Fall I created a very large canvas of colorful Koi commissioned for Wade Hampton’s SISU Uptown 2508 Maple Avenue in Downtown Dallas. This piece is 20 foot wide by 80 inches tall and was a lot of fun to create. The SISU buildout crew was fantastic and built the 20ft wide stretchers, all...
Computer Watches 2012 Presidential Debates and Creates Generative Portraits of the Future President of the United States

Computer Watches 2012 Presidential Debates and Creates Generative Portraits of the Future President of the United States

Computer watches the 2012 US presidential debates and paints generative portraits of the future president of the United States of America, a couple of the moderator and Mitt Romney’s ear. This project is done in Openframeworks and uses opencv and face detection to determine where the people are in the field of view. It paints...
12 new prints at Goodfriend Beer Garden for the Month of April Extended to Mid May!

12 new prints at Goodfriend Beer Garden for the Month of April Extended to Mid May!

The body of work in this collection at Goodfriend Beer Garden is titled “Bombshell” and is based on video art piece I did a year or so ago by the same name. These prints are inspired by bombshells from the 50s 60s 70s like Sophia Loren, Stella Stevens, Elke, Twiggy, Raquel Welch and Sharon Tate....
Dallas Aurora 2011 in Downtown Arts District A Huge Success!

Dallas Aurora 2011 in Downtown Arts District A Huge Success!

Dallas Aurora 2011 was a huge success! “Flowers and Tendrils” as well as “Bombshell” were installed on the roof of the parking garage across from the Winspear on Friday 10/28/2011 as part of the Aurora Dallas 2011 video and art festival. I have been to several similar festivals at this point and Aurora Dallas was...
4AM new electronic house single

4AM new electronic house single

I have just finished a new electronic house track titled “4AM”. It is a very melodic electro house track. The lead synth reminds me of of the old rave sounds of the 90′s. Feel free to let me know what you think and feel free to download it. (the arrow pointing down is the download...
Algorithmic Exploration of the Square

Algorithmic Exploration of the Square

The above Flickr Sideshow (click this link if on iPad) is a batch of selected images from my ongoing Algorithmic Exploration of the Square series. This project consists of a program that creates a new work every day which it then posts to my blog, flickr, twitter and now defunct tumblr page (I think I maxed the...
John Boehner Crying and Sad John Boehner portraits

John Boehner Crying and Sad John Boehner portraits

With the 2012 elections around the corner I decided to spend some time this week brushing up on my political portraiture skills. So many clowns in Washington, so little time. I thought to myself… hmmm, who should I pick on for this exercise? With all the talk of the debt ceiling John Boehner has been...
Lets Go - Electro House

Lets Go – Electro House

This is one of my first trashy electro house tracks, I also have several new melodic electro tracks in the works that should be ready to share soon.  I think I got a little heavy handed in some parts of this one but it has its moments. The sample is from one of my favorite...
Continuing to explore Hilbert with Helipads and Ladders

Continuing to explore Hilbert with Helipads and Ladders

Late last year I decided to revisit my old Hilbert with Helipads and Ladders prototype. I was easily able to get it up and running and generating decent resolution output. I will be periodically posting the new works to my blog in the category Helipads with Ladders. I have created a flickr set so you...
401_06, Meret Oppenheim and others to exhibit at Mercedes Benz Financial in Ft Worth

401_06, Meret Oppenheim and others to exhibit at Mercedes Benz Financial in Ft Worth

401_06, Meret Oppenheim and several other print works will be heading to Ft. Worth this summer for an exhibition at the Mercedes Benz Financial campus. My work will be part of a group exhibition with other members of SMU and TCU faculty, students and alumni. The Exhibition is up online as well here. “401_06″ by Don Relyea at...
Flowers with Tendrils in Computational Aesthetics 2011 in Vancouver!

Flowers with Tendrils in Computational Aesthetics 2011 in Vancouver!

Flowers with Tendrils and  401_06 from my space filling curve art project will be exhibited in Vancouver  August 5th – 7th as part of the 2011 Joint Symposia on Computational Aesthetics, Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering. CAE 2011 is a collocated conference with Siggraph 2011 also in Vancouver. Flowers with Tendrils Final...