Tiffany Holmes is an artist and researcher whose work explores the potential of technology to promote environmental stewardship. Recent projects include a commission for the National Center for Supercomputing Applications where experimental animations visualize real time energy loads. Her essay detailing this work, “Eco-visualization: Combining art and technology to reduce energy consumption,” won Best Paper at Creativity and Cognition 2007 as well as a recent doctoral degree.
Holmes has exhibited worldwide in these venues: J. Paul Getty Museum, National Academy of Sciences, Kunstmuseum Lucerne, Interaction ’01 in Japan, ISEA, 01SJ, and more. To promote her interdisciplinary practice, the Society of Fellows at the University of Michigan awarded Holmes a three-year fellowship. She has received grants from the Illinois Arts Council, the Swiss Artists-In-Labs program, and Rhizome. Currently, Holmes is Associate Professor and Interim Dean of Undergraduate Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.