Born in Dublin in 1959, John Butler is a 3D animator based in Glasgow. He has exhibited and screened his media art work in the UK and abroad, as well as producing work for broadcast in UK for BBC2 and Channel 4, and E4.

His work has been widely commissioned by Tramway (Glasgow), Lovebytes (Sheffield), and ISEA/Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT, Manchester).

He has taken part in numerous European media art festivals, including Impact, Kassel Dokfest, Glasgow Short Film Festival, European Media Art Festival (EMAF, Osnabrück), and Transmediale (Berlin).