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20 Famous Colorblind Artists & Designers of Our Time

Are there any colorblind artists?

Yes, there are so many successful colorblind artists & designers who make amazing artwork. Most of these creative colorblind make colorful artworks and a few do black and white.


successful Colorblind Artists & Designers of Our Time
List of successful Colorblind Artists & Designers

Famous Colorblind Artists & Designers of Our Time:

  • Daniel Arsham - Contemporary Artist

  • Loren Long - Illustrator of Children Book

  • Neil Harbisson - Cyborg Artist

  • Marcus Gomad Debie - Urban Fine Artist

  • Vladimir Tisma - Photographer & TED Talk Speaker

  • Paul Canavan - Art Director & Concept Artist

  • Amir Kosari - Architect

  • Robert Moore - Impressionist

  • Elizabeth Wise - Design Director & Professor of Design

  • Swift Springer - Tatoo Artist

  • Brett Whitacre - Fine Art

  • Christopher Smart - Marine Artist

  • Andrew G Image - Photographer, producer

  • Matthew Rucker - Hyperminimalist Painter

  • Frank Wilder - Sculptor of the Future

  • Kevin Kibble - Illustrator

  • Richie Magbanua - Painter

  • Mark Liam Smith - Painter

  • Mel Jenkins - Whimsical Spooky Art

  • Toby Michael - SFX artist

  • Christopher Saab - Visual Artist


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DANIEL ARSHAM

Contemporary Artist



New York-based artist Daniel Arsham straddles the line between art, architecture, and performance. Daniel Arsham employs elements of architecture, performance, and sculpture to manipulate and distort understandings of structures and space. Arsham became widely known at the age of 25 when he was asked to design his first of several sets for Merce Cunningham’s productions.

 

LOREN LONG

Illustrator & Author


He is the Number 1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of Otis , President Barack Obama’s picture book Of Thee I Sing, the re-illustrated edition of The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper, and Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna. Loren's Little Tree, is a picture book for all ages.

 


 

NEIL HARBISSON

CYBORG ARTIST

Born with the inability to see color, Neil Harbisson wears a prosthetic device — he calls it an "eyeborg" — that allows him to hear the spectrum, even those colors beyond the range of human sight. His unique experience of color informs his artwork — which, until he met cyberneticist Adam Montandon at a college lecture, was strictly black-and-white.

Harbisson's artwork blurs the boundaries between sight and sound. In his Sound Portraits series, he listens to the colors of faces to create a microtonal chord. In the City Colours project, he expresses the capital cities of Europe in two colors (Monaco is azure and salmon pink; Bratislava yellow and turquoise). Neil Harbisson - The Future is Exciting

 


 

MARCUS GOMAD DEBIE

URBAN FINE ARTIST

An international urban fine artist & muralist doing murals and paintings for exhibitions wherever his art brings him. GOMAD’s work is considered a pinnacle of post-neo cubism, the fusion of photorealistic images in a mind-bending surrealistic setup, against cubistic and organic shapes, in a Picasso or Hieronymus Bosch-like composition, combining oil paint, acrylics, and sprays in a vibrant and unique idiosyncratic way.

 

VLADIMIR TISMA

PHOTOGRAPHER & TED TALK SPEAKER

Vladimir Tisma, a young photographer and TED talk speaker from Geneva, has based many of his artistic creations and style on that very question. Color-blind himself, the artist combines his unique way of perceiving colors with the standard view of colors into one medium.



 

PAUL CANAVAN

Art Director & CONCEPT ARTIST

A colorblind Bafta award-winning artist from Edinburgh, Scotland. Featured in Spectrum Fantastic Art, Develop's esteemed '30 Under 30' spotlight, workshops at Industry Workshops, IFCC, THU Berlin, and IAMAG.

 

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AMIR KOSARI

ARCHITECT


Amir is a colorblind architect who tries to inspire other designers with color deficiency to start work in a field they love. He created the world’s first training system and online courses for people with color vision deficiency to help them use colors without being able to see them.

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ROBERT MOORE

IMPRESSIONIST

Robert's use of vivid colors and frequent high-keyed values reveal a spiritually inspired joy. He has been profiled in numerous magazine articles including Western Art Collector, Southwest Art, Wildlife Art, Big Sky Journal, and Art of the West. Mr. Moore was selected in 2012 to receive the Governor’s Award for the state of Idaho for Excellence in the Arts.

 
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ELIZABETH WISE

DESIGN DIRECTOR & PROFESSOR OF DESIGN

Elizabeth has represented Canada at the International Media Awards. With a focus on crafting compelling print, packaging, and editorial application. Elizabeth is also currently teaching the next generation of creatives as a design professor at Sheridan College.



 

SWIFT SPRINGER

TATTOO ARTIST

When Springer decided to take up tattooing, he said that no shops in his area wanted him. Then, he decided to teach himself, through tattoo magazines and books.

“When I was younger, I refused to use any crayons that didn’t have the name of the color written on them.”

 

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BRETT WHITACRE

FINE ART

Brett specializes in reverse glass painting and now moving into painting on front surfaces such as brick, cement, wood, and metal. "My imagery always has a retro feel which I attribute to growing up in the 70’s and 80’s and watching loads of TV and movies. Intense colors and color gradients are typical of my aesthetic.



 

ANDREW G IMAGE

PHOTOGRAPHER, PRODUCER

Andrew is colorblind. Yet popularity for his photographs and prints continues to surge, in part, of their “color-pop”. Modern technology enables him to balance color during capture and editing. Using what’s known as a color histogram, Andrew can balance color the same as any other photographer.

 

MATTHEW RUCKER

HYPERMINIMALIST PAINTER

Matthew Rucker is a colorblind painter who loves to play with color. He is a surrealist who believes that life is too short to spend it painting things as they are, so he paints things as he feels they should be. He is an artist who combines depth and humor to create paintings that simultaneously challenge and delight.



 

FRANK WILDER

SCULPTOR OF THE FUTURE

 

KEVIN KIBBLE

ILLUSTRATOR

 

RICHIE MAGBANUA

PAINTER

 


MARK LIAM SMITH

PAINTER

 

TOBY MICHAEL

SFX ARTIST


 

CHRISTOPHER SAAB


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