Tessellation Artists around the Globe

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Updated 2021-12-09:

Since M.C. Escher started popularizing “nested shape” tessellations, many artist have dabbled in the field. Some show a passing interest, yet still create with a very deep understanding of the rules of symmetry. Others can’t get enough and create constantly in this medium. Still other artists push the boundaries and explore off-spurs, into fractals, circle limits, non-repeating planes, animation, metamorphosis, pentagonal rules, morphing shapes, platonic solid tessellations, architecture, art shows, consumer products…

As for me, I look to achieve fluid line tessellations, with a few bent symmetry rules, and mostly humorous stories attached to the characters I create.

Below is a list of tessellation artists from around the globe, with a link to their web presence. It is in no specific order, other than our Master-Tessellator, MCE, at the top of the list. I will expand this list as more artists emerge and appear in my sphere. Send me a note if I’ve missed someone! All artwork is the copyright of each artist. 

Tessellation Artist Maurits Cornelis Escher

Tessellation Artist Maurits Cornelis Escher

Tessellation Artist Alain Nicolas

Tessellation Artist Alain Nicolas

Tessellation Artist Jason Panda

Tessellation Artist Francine Champagne

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Tessellation Artist Guillaume Riesen

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Tessellation Artist Renée van den Kerkhof

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Tessellation Artist tesseful

Tessellation Artist Robert Fathauer

Tessellation Artist Robert Fathauer

Tessellation Artist Regolo Bizzi

Tessellation Artist Mike Wilson

Tessellation Artist Mike Wilson

Tessellation Artist Richard Hassell

Tessellation Artist Richard Hassell

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Tessellation Artist Emily Grosvenor

Tessellation Artist Bruce Bilney

Tessellation Artist Bruce Bilney

Tessellation Artist Seth Bareiss

Tessellation Artist Seth Bareiss

Tessellation Artist Marjorie Rice

Tessellation Artist Marjorie Rice

Tessellation Artist David B. Sullivan

Tessellation Artist David B. Sullivan

Tessellation Artist Henk Wyniger

Tessellation Artist Henk Wyniger

Tessellation Artist Yoshiaki Araki

Tessellation Artist Yoshiaki Araki

Tessellation Artist Chris Watson

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Tessellation Artist Tesematsu

Tessellation Artist Chris Edwards

Tessellation videographer and artist Nikos Georgakas, Brenikou
Tessellation Artist Hidekazu Nomura
Tessellation Artist Hidekazu Nomura


Tessellation Artist Makoto Nakamura
Tessellation Artist Makoto Nakamura
Tessellation Artist Tatsuo Horiuchi
Tessellation Artist Yasukiyo Yoshida, sakuramederu


If you’re a “Learn by Seeing” “Learn by Doing” kind of person, I’ve started creating videos on “how-to” create tessellations. I’ll be covering each of the 17 symmetry groups, one class at a time. And like all artists, we need to make a living. So. I’ve uploaded these to the Skillshare platform. I’ll get paid by minutes watched.

You can take the classes for free. Skillshare offers anywhere from 2 weeks to a month for free if you sign up, even temporarily.

You can register for just a month and cancel anytime. It’s less than the cost of a Netflix subscription!
There are over 40,000 classes on topics for creative persons just like you. Join my mailing list, either here on my blog (in the sidebar), or a at this link for a specific list I use to announce new classes.

I’d love for you to join me on this wonderful learning adventure.

If you prefer, you can follow my progress on social media, I always announce my new class:
Facebook: Franc Champagne, and Vancouver Island Tessellation Artist
Instagram: champagne.francine
Twitter: FChampagne1
Linkedin: Graphic Design, PowerPoint and tessellations
Youtube: Video animations and class intros


2022-01-10

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