Jim Plaxco is a digital artist and photographer who works with 2D software, 3D software, his own custom graphics software, and photography, both film and digital, to create digital art. His introduction to computer art occurred in 1982 when he enrolled in the first graduate level course in computer graphics offered by the Northern Illinois University Art Department. Since then he has created digital art on a variety of platforms with a wide variety of software.
Jim specializes in abstract, algorithmic, and astronomical art. As a Solar System Ambassador for the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Jim has used his artistic and image processing skills to create astronomical and planetary images using data from a variety of space missions to illustrate his educational presentations.
In addition to creating art, Jim has judged space art contests for both NASA and the National Space Society. He has lectured on the subject of space art and algorithmic art and has taught astronomical image processing.
Limited edition prints of Jim's work are available on his web site at http://www.artsnova.com
Jim Plaxco joined Fine Art America on January 19th, 2009.