The Pixel Painter is nominated for a Webby Award April 10 2014
We have been nominated for a Webby Award in the Online Film & Video: Documentary: Individual Episode. Please show your support and vote for us today!
Hal Lasko: Painting With Technology February 07 2014
Grandpa makes it into the Super Bowl! February 03 2014
Grandpa is featured in the Microsoft Super Bowl commercial! We were so excited when Microsoft contacted us to be a part of this beautiful project. Check out the commercial.
Grandpa to speak at FITC TORONTO 2014 February 01 2014
We are honored to be one of the speakers at this year's FITC Toronto 2014 Conference.
FITC produces design and technology events worldwide which inspire, educate and challenge attendees. Since 2002, FITC has brought together like-minded professionals and students in Toronto, Amsterdam, Tokyo, San Francisco, Chicago, Seoul, New York, Los Angeles and many other cities.
Grandpa's First Solo Gallery Show February 01 2014
We are thrilled to announce that the DAAP Galleries at UC will present "Hal Lasko: The Pixel Painter" at the Philip M. Meyers, Jr. Memorial Gallery from Feb. 3-March 30. An artist reception with Hal will be held from 5-7 p.m. March 13.
The Atlantic October 29 2013
Watch a 98-Year-Old Man Create Beautiful Images in Microsoft Paint
Wired Magaine October 03 2013
While most people have long since abandoned MS Paint as an outdated graphics application, Lasko has spent the last 13 years using the program to digitally create works of art, spending up to 10 hours a day on his work.
Cleveland Scene Magazine August 07 2013
Type "MS Paint" into Google. One of the top results should direct you to the eight-minute documentary, The Pixel Painter . The video profiles 98-year-old nearly blind Rocky River artist Hal Lasko, who creates sprawling but finely detailed landscapes and science-fiction images on Microsoft's rudimentary image-creation software.
ABC News July 27 2013
Legally Blind Man, 97, Makes Digital Masterpieces with Microsoft Paint
Daily News July 25 2013
Legally Blind Hal Lasko, 97, Makes Incredible Art with Microsoft Paint
Today Tech July 25 2013
When his eyesight started to go, 97-year-old Hal Lasko rediscovered his passion for art — thanks to the simple Paint app that comes with every Windows computer. Inspired, he now spends hours poring over pixels and creating art that is rich and evocative, yet unmistakably digital.
This is Colossal July 23 2013
The Pixel Painter: A 97-Year-Old Man Who Draws Using Microsoft Paint from Windows 95