Travess Smalley is an artist working with computation to make generative image systems. He is interested in painting software, computer graphics, digital image-making, and drawing.
Selected exhibitions include Travess Smalley, Foxy Production (forthcoming 2023); Des champs de fraises pour l’éternité, La Galerie, centre d’art contemporain de Noisy-le-Sec, Noisy-le-Sec, France (2022); Minecraft Language Edition, Ender Gallery in collaboration with MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK, Canada (solo); Pixel Rugs, Arcade On Stadium, Provo, UT (solo)(both 2021); Downtown Painting, Peter Freeman Inc., New York, NY (2019); and Standing Still, Lying Down, As If, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI (2018-2019); What is a Photograph?, International Center of Photography, New York; and Public Interfacial Gesture Salon, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (2011).
In 2014, he was included in Forbes 30 Under 30 for his work as a digital artist.
Travess Smalley (b. 1986) lives and works in Providence, RI. He holds a BFA from The Cooper Union, New York, NY, and an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.