Iconic Silicon Valley Places series
Shown here on display in Art Ventures Gallery, Menlo Park, 2017

Iconic Silicon Valley Places is a series of plein air iPad paintings, all created from direct observation on location, using an iPad Pro, Apple Pencil and Procreate app. Many incorporate photo collage in the background and each tells a story that relates the location to the development of Silicon Valley (follow the links below for a description, and time-lapse video of each). This series of iPad paintings depicting iconic places relating to Silicon Valley, are close to my heart as a Physicist-turned-Artist. Each place tells it’s own unique story of this incredible crucible for technology and innovation that we know of as Silicon Valley, thus very fitting that the medium of these artworks is itself the product of Silicon Valley!

This new series builds on my earlier (2014) Silicon Valley Series, also comprising of eight artworks output on metal, which are on permanent display in the Ballroom Foyer Space (Mezannine level) of the San Jose Marriott. That earlier series were photo-paint digital collages created using a Mac, Wacom tablet and Corel Painter software and output on metal.

The series:

The Hewlett Packard Garage, Palo Alto (company founded in 1939)

SRI International, Menlo Park (company founded in 1946)

Intel, Santa Clara (company founded in 1968)

Xerox PARC, Palo Alto (company founded in 1970)

Apple Park, “The Spaceship”, Cupertino (company founded in 1976)

Google Bikes, “Googleplex”, Mountain View (company founded in 1998)

Facebook Thumbs Up Sign, Menlo Park (company founded in 2004)

Twitter, San Francisco (company founded in 2006)

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