Tyler Hobbs is a visual artist and generative artist from Austin, Texas. His work is the result of plotters, algorithms, coding and painting. Revolving around computational aesthetics, Hobbs’ art explores the interaction of computer hardware and software with the natural world.
Tyler Hobbs’ artistic journey
Tyler Hobbs had dabbled in traditional portrait, figure and landscape drawing for years. However, he lacked an intimate connection to traditional art genres, which made him fall out of love with traditional art.
He went on to study computer science and graduated in 2010. However, around 2014 Hobbs discovered generative art and tried his hand at it. This moment of discovery came as he tried to find a connection with art and a way to combine his artistic and coding skills into something innovative.
On The 21st Century Creative podcast, Tyler Hobbs said: “I started to stumble upon the generative art community and learn that it was already a thing….