In 1961, my mother, who taught at the Rhode Island School of Design for more than 20 years, called me a nerd. I had no idea what it meant. The word was only invented in 1950, the year of my birth, yet at the age of eleven I already had been labeled with the newly coined appellation. What was a reclusive young artist with a proclivity for combining art and technology to do other than make the most of it.
I was trained in traditional fine art materials and methods, and encouraged to investigate the breadth and depth of virtually every artistic medium. I now enthusiastically celebrate digital art as my primary medium.