(2D & Animations)

~ Laws of Form ~ (2024)

The making of the QBE 'mash-up'
(Artist audio/video & AI animation)

Quantum Cupid / Cupid of the Clouds (2024)
Side-by-side digital composites ~ 'cupid' appropriated from the
1891 painting 'Cupidon' by William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Dream of Broken Dolls (2024)
digital photo composite and animation

The Dream of Broken Dolls ~ the animation
(to see the full VIDEO+AUDIO version, search YT for title [or @mricciardi552])

CogMod - Multi-layered Neural Network(ing)
Jury-selected work for Science Inspires Art - The Brain Exhibition
New York City Hall of Science Museum (sponsor: Oct. 2014 - March 2015
(print) SOLD at Auction - 2024 Artist Trust Benefit Auction (March 24, 2024)

cardio-angio-genesis (2020)

cardio-angio-genesis ~ animation (2021)
Recipient of a MERIT Award - Influence Gallery - June 2023 (online) Exhibition
(to see/hear the VIDEO+AUDIO version of this work, search title on YT (@mricciardi552), and use headphones!)

Crime of Passion II ('Crimine di Pasione II')
(digital overlay of two analog photos)
Runner up (2nd Place) in the 8th 'Fotosophia' Competition/Public Exhibition
~ part of the annual 'Filosophia' (aka 'Bellezza' / Beauty) Festival of Ischia-Naples, Italy (Sept. 2022)

Deus Ex Machina
(digital photo minpulation)
Jury-selected for 'Connectivty' National Exhibition ~ Attleboro [Mass.] Musuem of the Arts (July, 2022)

Duane L - busking on Broadway (Seattle, 1994)
(analog - digital photo manipulation)
Recipient of the 'Gallery Award' (for Photographic/Digital Art) in the 2023 CAGO 'All Figurative/Portrait' on-line Exhibition (September, 2023)

The Dream of the Pilgrim Mariner (1985/2023)
Maria navigare ad ignotum ('To sail the seas into the unknown')
35mm analog B&W photo with digital compositing (17th-Century navigational map by Nicolao Visscher)

Recipient of a 'Judges' Choice' Award
CAGO 'All Abstraction' show (Summer-Fall, 2019)

Variation on a Western Blot - experiment #3 (2017)
photo-transparency overlays of laboratory artifact with digital alterations

Still Life on Sill (2023)
'Verite - Boke' diptych

Memorial Day (Against War)
digital photo (2D/3D) collage (my dad's WWII artifacts and preserved carrion beetle)

Dandelion ~ Taraxacum officinale (2021)
Macro image: archenes (fruit/seeds) in seed head

(layers of) Golden Autumn Ginko (2020)
digital photo overlay

Ginko Blue Eyes (2024)
digital-analog photo composite

Ginko Blue Eyes - the animation (2024)

Onion Flower (2020/2023)
Macro (lens) digital photo

Onion Flower 'phase change' (real to abstract) - 2023

behind the old house (2016)

Burnt Offering (2015)

AI & Hybrid ART
Work including AI-evolved images/video from original {artist-made} 'seed' images

Ginkgo Blue Eyes ('Blue Birds', 'Flying')
2 short hybrid videos (digital animation + gen AI video)

A Caged New World (2022)

The Making of 'A Caged New World'

Math - Heart - Beauty ~ AI animation (2022)

The making of 'Math - Heart - Beauty' (2022)

Double Venus ~ Superposition & Entanglement (2023)
(hybrid experiment: Human + AI
~ using original photographic seed (top row, digital overlay of original photos, center)
then application of 'stable diffusion' algorithm on center image (results: bottom row,
far left/right images; center image is a digital overlay of the two)

OLDER ARTWORK (Drawings & Photography)

Fish-Fowl / Fight-Flight / Fission-Fusion (1990)
(No straight edge was used in this drawing)

4 PHASES (1993)

Fumage Fossil (1996)

Ash Tray (1986/87)


The Organist (1988)

Spheres on Table with Crystals
~ charcoal pencil ~ (1992)

Darwin's Journal
(for prospective cartoon series, 1995)

Last Christmas
(cartoon; published in The Comment BSU Student newspaper, 1981)

PHOTOGRAPHY (analog/35mm film)

Entanglement (1990)

Airplane Graveyard
(Plymouth, Mass., 1987)

Found Child's Bicycle (1987)

Vigil (1985)

'Convuslive beauty will be erotically veiled' (1989)

(Infrared photo, 1989)

(submerging on fire - GIF animation)


Circling Spiraling Rectangles (1995, 2023)

Fetal Dance (1989)

Internal Road Map (1985)

Goony Bird (1986)

The Butterfly Effect

"Either these curtains go, or I go." -- Oscar Wilde's purported last words

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