Mike Butler: a digital art pioneer “Long-time Ajax resident, Mike Butler can quite literally be called a pioneer of digital art. In the early 1980s, in the infancy of the personal computer, he saw the potential for art-making with pixels and bytes that began a fascination that continues to this … Continue reading →

The Process


I use a lot of different digital tools to create my art. You could say that my process is more like an orchestra than a trio or quartet. An orchestra is richer and more full-bodied with subtle complexities that charm the ear. Complexity with its subtle nuances and tones are … Continue reading →


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  Shortly after graduating from the Ontario College of Art in 1980, I purchased a Color Computer from Radio Shack. After teaching myself to program in Color Basic, I began creating my first abstract digital art. I was captivated by the endless streams of digital imagery that were possible as … Continue reading →



The heart essence of the spiritual life for me is the search for truth and beauty. Truth and beauty, these rare and precious jewels, shine like beacons in a muddled world of banal entertainment and distraction. How are we to go about actualizing them in our everyday lives? A powerful and … Continue reading →