Sculptor Kenneth Patrick Payne was born in Milwaukee Wisconsin. After attending seven different colleges and universities He received his MFA from the University of Wisconsin. He began teaching at Buffalo State College in 1990. He has lived and worked in many places and has completed large scale sculpture projects in several countries including Hungary, Israel, Finland, Latvia, Estonia and the United States. He is currently working on a new sculpture in Zheng Zhou, China. He has shown widely and is represented in many public and private collections. He has lectured widely on his work both here and abroad and has served on many national and international conference panels and symposium
Paul Higham is internationally recognized as a pioneer of computers in sculpture. Since the early 70's whilst studying at Goldsmiths College of Art in London, his endeavor has remained consistent as to propagate a new form of art based on self-organizing theories of artificial life. In the early 90's he developed 'DATA SCULPTURE' whilst International Research Fellow at the University of Minnesota.
Harvesting grains of data from digital streams mined in real time, Higham’s work reveals organicity, hysteresis & turbulence within our culture. His work can be seen in collections, museums and exhibitions around the world, shown in multiple modes as data sculpture & data sonification or in a real time evolving virtual mode as installations and projections. He has lectured and taught widely at Universities, International Conferences and Symposiums in the UK, USA, France and Germany. Scottish-born based in New York.