Aaron Penne is an artist-engineer who began making generative artwork in 2017. Penne has a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego. He then pivoted to data engineering while working at AWS. Penne is currently the Director of Engineering at Art Blocks, helping build the future of generative art. His work has been sold at Sotheby’s and Christie’s and has been shown internationally at galleries and museums such as ZKM Karlsruhe, Gazelli Art House, Art Singapore, Seattle NFT Museum, CADAF, Bright Moments and others. In 2022, Penne and his musical collaborator Boreta were awarded the inaugural Lumen Prize NFT Award for their project Rituals - Venice.