General Info

Digital & Cyber Art Galleries & Exhibitions


FURTHERFIELD
Furtherfield is an online platform for the creation, promotion, criticism and archiving of adventurous digital/net art work for public viewing, experience and interaction. Furtherfield focuses on network related projects that explore new social contexts that transcend the digital, or offer a subjective voice that communicates beyond the medium. Furtherfield collaborates with artists, programmers, writers, activists, musicians and thinkers who explore beyond traditional remits.

THE WALKER ART CENTER
Gallery 9 is the Walker Art Center's online exhibition space. Between 1997 and 2003, under the direction of Steve Dietz, Gallery 9 presented the work of more than 100 artists and became one of the most recognized online venues for the exhibition and contextualization of Internet-based art.

DIGITAL SALON
http://www.digitalsalon.com/ Digital Salon is dedicated to showcasing visual art produced using digital media. We are a private, pro-artist organization which promotes digital art and artists.

YESSY ART GALLERY
Yessy is a privately held corporation located in Boulder, Colorado and was founded by an artist for the purpose of providing a better way to buy and sell art. Since the beginning, the pursuit of Yessy has been to provide a wide variety of artists the opportunity to sell their art in a manner that is easy-to-use, powerful, and affordable.

BOSTON CYBERARTS ONLINE GALLERY
http://gallery.bostoncyberarts.org The goal of the Boston Cyberarts Online Gallery is to be a space on the World Wide Web where:
  • Curated exhibitions promote the understanding of computer related art in the context of digital culture.
  • Non-web-based cyberart has global exposure.
  • Artists may provide a link to their own work via the informal Artists' pool.

DIGITAL ART
digitalart.org is a massive online gallery of digital artwork. Thousands of artists from all over the world contribute to the growth and quality of this virtual museum. Our goal is to present visitors the finest gallery of digital artwork on the 'net and to provide artists with a place to share their digital creations, receive feedback, grow their talent, and interact with other artists and visitors.

2 SURREAL
This site includes image galleries, artists database, artist interviews, and more.

DESIGN AGENCY
This site is a collection / exhibition of good design; something of use for the designer who is learning his trade (and we're all learning, aren't we?). We are trying to make it an inspirational and educational place full of great design examples, interviews with leading designers, tutorials and so on.

SOUNDTOYS
Soundtoys.net has been established to provide a space for the exhibition of exciting new works by a growing community of audio visual artists, while also providing a forum for discourse around new technologies and the nature of soundtoys. The site is intended to provide a meeting point for this growing community of artists and users.

DIGITAL WATERFALLS
This is a digital art gallery that contains images and scenes created with the freeware raytracer POV-Ray and Metacreations Bryce.


MUSEUMS

MUSEUM OF COMPUTER ART
MOCA is one of the most heavily-trafficked, comprehensive, frequently-updated and respected computer art museums on the Web. It tries to keep abreast of the latest and best in computer art. Both beginning and advanced artists frequently visit here, if only to see what the competition is doing. We expect it is a learning experience for artists of all skill levels, and for the viewing public as well.

DIGITAL ART MUSEUM
Digital Art Museum aims to become the world's leading online resource for the history and practice of digital fine art. It exhibits the work of leading Artists in this field since 1956. [DAM] is an on-line museum with a comprehensive exhibition of Digital Art supported by a wide range of background information including biographies, articles, a bibliography and interviews.


ARCHIVES & RESOURCES

ELECTRONIC ARTS INTERMIX
Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is one of the world's leading nonprofit resources for video art and interactive media. A pioneer and advocate of media art and artists, EAI's core program is the international distribution of a major collection of new and historical media works by artists. EAI's leadership position in the media arts extends to our preservation program, viewing access, educational services, online resources, exhibitions and events.

TURBULENCE
Turbulence is a project of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. (NRPA), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has as its core mission the commissioning of networked art by emerging and established artists.

HISTORIES OF THE INTERNET ART: FICTIONS AND FACTIONS
web site is an online-only exhibition of the early (and continuous) history of Internet art. Produced by students in the Digital Art area located in the University of Colorado's Art and Art History Department, and in conjunction with the Alt-X Online Network, ATLAS and blurr, this ongoing exhibition showcases a student-designed web interface that takes readers to online art work created by both internationally celebrated and emerging Internet artists.

DIGITAL ART SOURCE
Digital Art Source started as an effort to make links to new media art and this area of culture available. Digital Art Source is your resource for digital art and culture information. 16 categories of curated, hand-selected links are available near the top of our homepage.

D'ART
d'ART is an Internet Art Network. It's an effort of 5,638 websites to help people find and research art.


ART & BOOK REVIEWS

DESIGNBOOM
Designboom has grown to become the foremost european design e-zine, launched on april 2000, the independent site evolved into one of the largest and most popular destinations on the web. designboom connects the international design community by offering its designers, architects, manufacturers and other design interested people all over the world useful articles on design history and on the contemporary creative scene.

ALT-X ONLINE
This is a website consisting of links to various subjects such as net art exhibitions, sonic architectures, new media art and theory, e-books and palm titles.

The Electronic Book Review
ebr hosts a prominent and largely spontaneous series of debates on electronic textuality, cyberculture, and digital design literacy in scholarly and critical writing.

Web Site Design, User Interface Design & Usability Testing
The books described here are relevant to Human Factors Design, Usernomics can assist your company in making your products easy to learn, easy to use, aesthetically pleasing, and marketable.

FRONTWHEEL DRIVE
Frontwheeldrive is a digest of emergence covering New Science and New Media like a giant quilt. The small but dedicated staff keeps the Web presence up-to-date with in-depth reviews of books from the bleeding edge of science and interviews with the minds that write them.


NEW MEDIA ORGANIZATIONS

SIGGRAPH ACM SIGGRAPH is dedicated to the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. We are a membership organization that values passion, integrity, excellence, volunteerism, and cross-disciplinary interaction in all of our activities.

THE FOUNDATION FOR DIGITAL CULTURE
The Foundation for Digital Culture is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to promote and support digital culture and art on-line . It seeks to foster communication and community and to advance an understanding of digital culture that may serve as a reference for content, policy, organization, and practice. It also undertakes to promote its member organizations and encourages mutual support among them.

EUROGRAPHICS
Eurographics is the leading international organization purely devoted to the needs of professionals in computer graphics and all related visual disciplines.

RHIZOME
Rhizome.org is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1996 to provide an online platform for the global new media art community. Our programs and services support the creation, presentation, discussion and preservation of contemporary art that uses new technologies in significant ways. Our core activities include commissions, email discussions and publications, this web site, and events. The Rhizome.org community is geographically dispersed, and includes artists, curators, writers, designers,programmers, students, educators and new media professionals.

NAPP
This is the website of the NAPP an american organization (and their journal the Photoshop User ) that is constituted of designers, digital art students, digital art proffessors from all over the world and the magazine "Photoshop User". The website holds annual conferences in various parts of the world and gives awards to selected people who submitted their work through the web site.

ARTIFICIAL LIFE RESEARCH
Communications of the ACM article "Artificial Life for Computer Graphics".

DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY CENTER
The Distributed Systems Technology Centre (DSTC) is a joint venture supported by the Australian Government's Cooperative Research Centres Program and over 24 participating organisations developing the technical infrastructure for tomorrow's enterprise. DSTC conducts world class research, develops software, and provides professional consulting services. Key technology areas for DSTC include Workflow, CORBAŽ, JavaT, XML, Distributed Object Middleware, Internet Systems, Knowledge Management, Metadata, Collaborative Computing, GroupWare, Security and Network infrastructure.

BRITISH INTERACTIVE MEDIA ASSOCIATION
Established in 1985, the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) is the trade association representing the diverse interests of the UK interactive industry.

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION FOR INFORMATION PROCESSING
IFIP is a non-governmental, non-profit umbrella organization for national societies working in the field of information processing. It was established in 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO as an aftermath of the first World Computer Congress held in Paris in 1959. Today, IFIP has several types of Members and maintains friendly connections to specialized agencies of the UN system and non-governmental organizations. Technical work, which is the heart of IFIP's activity, is managed by a series of Technical Committees.

THE ASSOCIATION OF INTERNET RESEARCHERS
The Association of Internet Researchers is an academic association dedicated to the advancement of the cross-disciplinary field of Internet studies. It is a resource and support network promoting critical and scholarly Internet research independent from traditional disciplines and existing across academic borders.

NYU MEDIA RESEARCH LAB
Computer Science research at the NYU Media Research Lab covers many areas in computer graphics, visualization and human-computer interaction. They are involved in numerous cross-disciplinary collaborations with mathematicians, engineers and artists. Some research areas are: artificial life, human movement, user interfaces, and computer graphics rendering.


MAGAZINES & JOURNALS

COMPUTER ARTS MAGAZINE
step-by-step tutorials, tonnes of tips and tricks for web design, typography, 3D, animation, motion graphics and multimedia.

21C MAGAZINE
21C is a magazine that is stunningly designed showcase for idea-driven writing about visionary thinkers, trendsetters and new, new things - the people, trends and ideas at the cultural cutting edge.

JOURNAL AIGA
AIGA, the professional association for design, is committed to furthering excellence in design as a broadly-defined discipline, strategic tool for business and cultural force. AIGA is the place design professionals turn to first to exchange ideas and information, participate in critical analysis and research and advance education and ethical practice.

I.D.MAGAZINE
I.D. Magazine is America's leading critical magazine covering the art, business and culture of design. Winner of five National Magazine Awards - four for General Excellence (1995, 1997 and 1999, 2000) and one for Design (1997) - the publication appears eight times a year. Issues include the Annual Design Review, America's largest and most prestigious juried design-recognition program, published since 1954. The Design Review showcases the best American and international design in the areas of Consumer Products, Furniture, Equipment, Environments, Packaging, Graphics, Concepts and Student Projects.

CTHEORY
CTHEORY is an international journal of theory, technology and culture. Articles, interviews, and key book reviews in contemporary discourse are published weekly as well as theorisations of major "event-scenes" in the mediascape

PHOTOSHOP USER AND NAPP
This is the website of the NAPP an american organization and their journal the Photoshop User. that is constituted of designers, digital art students, digital art proffessors from all over the world and the magazine "Photoshop User". The website holds annual conferences in various parts of the world and gives awards to selected people who submitted their work through the web site.

RADICAL SOFTWARE
The Radical Software Web Site is a joint project of the Daniel Langlois Foundation of Montreal, and Davidson Gigliotti and Ira Schneider. Our purpose is to make all the historic issues of Radical Software freely available to everyone. This site is designed for easy browsing and downloading, and hosts a sophisticated search engine to help you find the information you require on all aspects of independent video and video art.

NETDRIVER
Netdiver.net is a new media design portal and digital culture magazine publishing since 1998 and recognized for its quality content as a professional resource around the world.

HIGHEND MAGAZINE
It's a print magazine for 2D and 3D production professionals Contains options for buying the published version as well as free articles and tutorials.

THE RENDER NODE MAGAZINE
Pure graphics in all dimensions. This portal is dedicated to advertise and popularize the magazine about 3D graphics. It's the 1st English language magazine about CG industry.

KAIROS
Kairos is a refereed online journal exploring the intersections of rhetoric, technology, and pedagogy. Each issue presents varied perspectives on special topics such as "Critical Issues in Computers and Writing," "Technology and the Face of Language Arts in the K-12 Classroom," and"Hypertext Fiction/Hypertext Poetry."

NEW MEDIA AND SOCIETY
New Media & Society is an international journal that strives to stimulate examination of the social dynamics of media and information change. New Media & Society encourages critical discussion of the key issues arising from the scale and speed of new media developments, drawing on a wide range of disciplinary perspectives and on both theoretical and empirical research.

BORN MAGAZINE
Born Magazine is an experimental venue marrying literary arts and interactive media. Original projects are brought to life every three months through creative collaboration between writers and artists.


COMPUTER GRAPHICS STUDIOS

PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS
Pixar Animation Studios (Nasdaq: PIXR, http://www.pixar.com) combines creative and technical artistry to create original films in the medium of computer animation. Pixar has created and produced five of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time: Academy AwardŽ-winning Toy Story (1995); A Bug's Life (1998); Golden Globe-winner Toy Story 2 (1999); the Academy Award®-winning Monsters, Inc. (2001); and the Academy AwardŽ-nominated Finding Nemo (2003), the highest-grossing animated film of all time.

LOST PENCIL ANIMATION STUDIOS
The site advises you many ways of finding information you need about CG. Ordering DVDs with comprehensive contents, downloading models and moving cycles for reference. And of lots of tutorials for main 3D applications.

BLACKPOOL STUDIOS
BlackPool Studios is an Emmy winning visual effects facility specializing in matte painting and digital compositing for feature film and television. Some of the Features Blackpool Studios has worked on include Sleepers, The Star Wars Trilogy - Special Edition, Contact, Bicentennial Man and Vertical Limit.

MATTE WORLD
Oscar Nominated and Emmy Award Winning Special Visual Effects The experts in digital environment creation.

DIGITAL ART
Digital Art is an Illustration studio that produces high resolution 2D and 3D llustrations for print, presentation and web sites. I specialize in annual report, collateral, brochures, trade ads with a style that is futuristic and high tech. Concept driven graphics in the areas of business, computers, medical, internet and communications.

BRAINWORKS
We are a web design company oriented to the creation of the richest virtual atmospheres which with the right exposure will give your project the necessary presence inside the global net.


3D Modeling

GNOMON WORKSHOP
The main training center of MAYA. Here you can subscribe for attending courses of MAYA or order Video DVD to study at home.

LEARNING MAYA
Maya tutorial database

MODO
3D Animation & Author

3D GARAGE
3D Animation & Author

SIMPLY MAYA
Maya tutorial database

SIMPLY LIGHTWAVE
Lightwave tutorial database

KURV STUDIOS
Lightwave tutorial database

SIMPLY MAX
Max tutorial database

SHARBOR
DV & 3D Animation Source

DESKTOP IMAGES
Visual Training for Digital Arts

3D BUZZ
Look, Listen, Learn. CG tutorial and support database...

TURKISH 3D
A 3D site for Turkish people

CG ARCHITECT
It's a portal for industry professionals..If you are connected to 3D design and architecture , than this site can be very helpful, cause it contains tons of information and tutorials about creating the foto-real or pseudo-real models and images featuring architecture.


3D Texturing

DOSCH DESIGN
Dosch Design - 3D models, seamless textures, HDRI, photoshop layer images, music & animations.

STORMVISION
StormVision features 1238 high quality textures, devided into different categories : We also have 77 3D objects ready for download.

RANSOM ACTIVE
RansomActive.com offers over 2000 seamless textures, models, and digital products built for you, the creative professional. Many of our products appear in your favorite platform games, on TV Networks.

KTN 3D
Free Seamless Textures. Models in 3ds obj and rwx format. Poser textures and poser ready properties.