Casey Reas

Casey REAS (born 1972), is an American artist whose conceptual, procedural, and minimal artworks explore ideas through the contemporary lens of software. He is most well known as the person who co-created the open-source programming language, Processing, bringing coding within the grasp of visual artists. Reas began to exhibit his software and installations internationally in galleries and festiva

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Born 1972 in Troy, Ohio, Casey REAS currently lives and works in Los Angeles. Reas' software, prints, and installations have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions. His work ranges from small works on paper to urban-scale installations, and he balances solo work in the studio with collaborations with architects and musicians. Reas' work is in a range of private and public collections, including the Centre Georges Pompidou and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Reas is a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. With Ben Fry, Reas initiated Processing in 2001; Processing is an open-source programming language and environment for the visual arts. of Technology in Media Arts and Sciences and a bachelor's degree from the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning at the University of Cincinnati. With Ben Fry, Reas initiated Processing in 2001; Processing is an open-source programming language and environment for the visual arts.

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