Selected exhibitions

February – May 2016: Emergence regional digital media exhibition. North Queensland artists collaborate with scientists working in the region. JCU SoCA, eMerge Gallery from 19 February to 27 March 2016; PechaKucha Townsville Vol. 11 3 March 2016; Reef HQ March 2016; COCA Theatre Cairns on 15 April 2016; Cairns CBD with End Credits 16 April 2016; CQU Conservatorium Mackay 13 to 23 May 2016. See Emergence (event) on Facebook. Funded by Arts Queensland and supported by La Luna Youth Arts.

December 2012: The Extant Landscape Group charity exhibition in support of the Gondwana Foundation.

July 2011: “Affinity: lens-based and new media art by Ashley Holmes”. Solo exhibition. Dean Invites exhibition program at the Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Mackay.

2009: Waters’ Edge Creative Environments touring exhibition documenting the outcomes of the workshops and installations from 2008: Cairns Regional Gallery 17 July – 30 August; Artspace Mackay 30 October – 13 December.

Aug 2008:    Waters’ Edge Creative Environments in collaboration with Ngaio Lenz and Tracey Heathwood – working with celebrated Cairns-based artist, Jill Chism. Workshops and installations in National parks from Monday 4 August to Sunday 10 August 2008. Supported by the Environmental Protection Agency, The Regional Arts Development Fund, and the Regional Arts Fund.

Sept 2006:   “Inverse Blink” series of three ‘hands-free’ interactive multimedia installations in regional survey exhibition: Pacific Edge: contemporary art from coastal Queensland, Artspace Mackay, 8 September – 22 October 2006

Dec 2005:    “In-between the Primordial and the Latter”, Making Badlands conference exhibition, Bundaberg.

Jan 2004:     The Four Elements of Apathy, multimedia installation at Artspace Mackay, in collaboration with May-Britt Mosshammer & Martin Francis.

Sept 2001: “Freznel Lizard”, (published under the screen alias ‘spans’), Art on the Net 2001, Post-Cagian Interactive Sounds exhibition at the Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo.

June 2001: “Algorhythm”, collaborative experimental hypermedia artwork selected for exhibition at CTHEORY multimedia, Issue 2, June 2001, Tech Flesh Exhibition, Cornell University Library Electronic Publishing Program.

July 2000: “Terrain Model of the Torrens River”, IV 2000 international exhibition of information visualization, London.

Feb 1982: “Bridging Adelaide”. Adelaide Festival of Art. Inaugural Artists week exhibition. Documentary photographic installation collaboration with Gavin Blake. Also at the Australian Centre for Photography in 1983.

July 1981:    “Reconstructed Vision: contemporary work with photography”. Prospecta 38 series, Art Gallery of New South Wales.


2010-2011: Web of Life. 24 x architectural scale digital image artworks commissioned for the Mackay Base Hospital Redevelopment Public Artworks Project.


July 2008:   Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) for projects and community workshops in collaboration with Jill Chism, Tracey Heathwood & Ngaio Lenz entitled Waters’ Edge, creating environments. $13,324

Sept 2005:    CQU Regional Centre of the Arts grant for “Inverse Blink” public interactive project proposal. $4250