Do you know the origins of emojis? Do you think of them as art? Here is a short introduction to the the emoji, tracing its origins back to computer art of the 60’s and 70’s. Also touched upon is the growing capacity of emojis to express cultural identity. Plus, Ellen Degeneres!
Just over one year ago, on a Very Important Birthday (one that ends in a zero), I had an epiphany. I realized that after 10 years of experimentation, I was ready to show my art to a wider audience than just my family and a few close friends.