Previously featured artist: Janet Parke.
Janet Parke first became interested in fractals
in 1996. Fascinated by their colors and shapes,
but handicapped by a very slow computer, she
at first spent most time exploring others' online
fractal galleries. After a hardware upgrade,
and the release of Ultra Fractal, she began
creating her own images.
In the beginning she created works solely for
her own pleasure. When she was invited to exhibit
and sell her work in galleries and art festivals,
her perspective changed from enthusiastic dabbler
to serious artist. She continues to be fascinated
by and explore the ways in which her background
and experience in the performing arts inspire
the shapes, textures and movement of her visual