A Search for Truth and Beauty: The Creation and Contemplation of Abstract Art.

This online art gallery was created in 1998 by Mike Butler to celebrate the truth and beauty that is the heart essence of each and every moment.

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Use your bitcoins to invest in beautiful, single edition art — registered by blockchain. This artwork is available as an 8000 x 4500-pixel file. It is a single, unique edition. After purchase, ownership will be transferred to you, identified by your email address, together with a certificate of authenticity and a cryptographic ID, registered with the ascribe.io blockchain technology.

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Beautiful, abstract art especially designed for your 4K ultra high definition television.

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Picture this on your living room wall. It will brighten your day every time you see it. Up to 40″ x 40″ on Canvas. Smaller sizes available and printed on different materials such as acrylic and metal.

Transition framed print



“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 day. After graduating from the Ontario … 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 →


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 well … 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 →