The first public exhibitions of computer art were:
Feb 5-19, 1965:
Apr 6-24, 1965:
Computer-generated pictures. Howard Wise Gallery, New York, held by A. Michael Noll, Bela Julesz, both of whom worked at Bell Labs. The announcement for the show was a small deck of colored IBM punch cards.
"The agreement was that any profits from the sale of the works would be split between the Wise Gallery and either Julesz or Noll. In the end, not a single work was sold" (Noll, First-Hand: Early Digital Art at Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc., accessed 01-19-2014).
Nov 5-26, 1965:
Computergrafik. Galerie Wendelin Niedlich, Stuttgart. held by Frieder Nake and Georg Nees. Opened by Max Bense.