Processing Workshop at Gray Area Gallery

In conjunction with the grand opening of the Gray Area Gallery, the Gray Area Foundation for the Arts will be presenting a workshop on Processing, feature co-creator of the language Casey Reas. Space is limited, so register now.

Processing Screenshot

The first in a series of workshops on digital art-making, Presented by the Gray Area Artist Residency Program. This 2-day workshop will introduce you to the world of creative coding with Processing, a free programming environment that enables you to create interactive, dynamic, computer-based tools, projects, and art.



Processing is an open source programming language and environment for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions. It is used by students, artists, designers, researchers, and hobbyists for learning, prototyping, and production. It is created to teach fundamentals of computer programming within a visual context and to serve as a software sketchbook and professional production tool.


  • What is Processing, and what can you do with it?
  • Creativity and Programming
  • Input, Output
  • Visuals
  • Animation, movement
  • Logic
  • Using data
  • Using Processing libraries
  • Programming Structures
  • Exporting, packaging and publishing Processing sketches.
  • How to teach yourself more

More Information

The workshops will be led by GAFFTA residents Gabriel Dunne, Ryan Alexander, Daniel Massey, and local artist and designer Scott Murray. with special guest and co-creator of processing Casey Reas in attendance to offer insights on his works on display in GAFFTA’s inaugural exhibition, OPEN.

Registration is limited to 25 students:

Non-members: $200

Members: $175