R S Kagan is a contemporary artist and software designer based in La Jolla, California. His background is in digital design and data visualization.

His early artistic influences were the compositional sketches of Egon Scheile and the line art of Paul Klee.  He published an early book of abstract drawings Primer done entirely with pen and ink, transferred to digital media for printing.  His current series In-Betweens began in 2011, and was completed in 2015.  In 2016, selections from this series were included in a group exhibition the LA Center for Digital Arts.

Mr. Kagan is principal designer at a software company he founded which relies heavily on the visualization of collaborative information.