Dr Ashley Holmes Creative and Performing Arts / School of Education and the Arts
Senior Lecturer Digital Media
BFA, PhD Visual Arts (Major Studio Project) UniSA
Phone: (07) 4940 7592 - Ext: 57592
Dr Ashley Holmes has award-winning teaching skills. He has management and administrative experience in a regional university context. This follows a successful twenty five-year business career as a creative industry producer and company director. He is an awarded designer, widely-published photographer and more recently he has gained international recognition as a new media digital artist. Ashley has established an innovative research and publication profile. He teaches into the Bachelor of Digital Media at CQUniversity Ooralea campus.
Co-recipient: 2004 Vice Chancellor's award for Quality Teaching
Co-recipient: 2004 Dean's Award for Quality Teaching
Graduate Research Coordinator: Creative and Performing Arts / Mackay Campus 2012 - 2013
Head of Program: Bachelor of Multimedia Studies Dec 2008 - March 2012
Academic representative, Faculty Arts, Business, Informatics and Education, Academic Board of CQUniversity Australia, 2011 - 2012
Campus Academic Manager Mackay, Faculty Arts, Business, Informatics and Education (acting) Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
Sub Dean, Mackay Campus, Faculty of Informatics & Communication, 2003 - 2006
Deputy Head of School, Contemporary Communication, 2002 - 2006
Member CQU Academic Board, Regional Academic Representative (elected position), 2004 - 2005
Transformations Journal editorial board member
Mackay Base Hospital Redevelopment: Public art design consultancy curated by Brecknock Consulting 2010 - 2011.
PhD Visual Art (Major Studio Project), South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia, 2005.
"Bridging Adelaide 2001: photography and hyperimage; hyperreality and the documentary"
For more information on thesis see:
"20-year documentary a good-news story for Adelaide’s Torrens River" in UniNews, 5 May 2005, CQU
Master of Communication: Thomas Duggan. Thesis: Exploring the aesthetics of digital media genres. Co-supervision with Prof. Denis Cryle.
Master of Arts: Michael Lee. Thesis: Smart Mark: a study into the Internet Wrestling Community's impact on the world of pro-wrestling. Co supervised with Assoc. Prof. Errol Vieth.
Holmes, A. M. (2018). Immanence and its distortions: Metaphysics of an art/science collaboration. In P. Stupples (Ed.), Art and Future: Energy, Climate, Cultures (pp. 81-97). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Retrieved from https://books.google.com.au/
Everitt, J., & Holmes, A. (2016). Assessment of novelty for intellectual property with implications for design education: A case study. The International Journal of Design Education, 10(4), 45-54. Retrieved from http://ijge.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.235/prod.111
Milroy, A., Rozefelds, A., Coghlan, S., Holmes, A., & Hocknull, S. (2015). Digitising the collection : evaluating photogrammetry as a means of producing a digital, three-dimensional model. Journal of natural science illustration., 47(3), 3-10. Retrieved from https://www.gnsi.org/
Milroy, A., Wegener, M., & Holmes, A. (2015). Labpunk: curiosity, intra-action and creativeness in a physics-art collaboration. Transformations., 26(1), 1-19. Retrieved from http://www.transformationsjournal.org/issues/26/editorial.shtml
Everitt, J., & Holmes, A. (2015). Prior art : disclosing a risk for design education. Design principles and practices : an international journal - annual review., 8, 9-16. Retrieved from http://ijg.cgpublisher.com/
Everitt, J. M., & Holmes, A. M. (2015). The artefact as evidence of novel value in design education. Global Journal on Humanites and Social Science, 1(1), 227-232. Retrieved from http://sproc.org/archives/index.php/pntsbs/article/view/3578/3210
Holmes, A. (2012). Social creativity at the coalface : a heuristic case study incorporating non-human agency. Text., 16(2), 1-18. Retrieved from http://www.textjournal.com.au/speciss/issue16/holmes.pdf
Holmes, A. (2011). Reciprocal and complementary knowledge conversion in a work integrated learning collaboration. Studies in learning, evaluation, innovation and development., 8(2), 40-52. Retrieved from http://sleid.cqu.edu.au/viewarticle.php?id=351
Holmes, A. (2010). Cohesion, adhesion and incoherence : magazine production with a Flickr special interest group. M, 13(1), 1-12. Retrieved from http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/viewarticle/210
Holmes, A. (2009). Haphazart! Ashley Holmes. Haphazart! Contemporary Abstracts., 2, 6-35. Retrieved from http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/956638
Holmes, A. (2008). Artworld : changing gatekeepers?. Working papers in art and design., 5, 1-17. Retrieved from http://sitem.herts.ac.uk/artdes_research/papers/wpades/vol5/ahfull.html
Holmes, A. (2008). Syncretism in narrativity, visuality and tactility : a case study of information visualization concerning a news media event. Reconstruction : studies in contemporary culture., 8(3), 1-33.
Holmes, A. (2006). Our place : in-between the primordial and the latter?. Transformations., 13. Retrieved from http://transformations.cqu.edu.au/journal/issue_13/article_03.shtml
Holmes, A. (2015). Web of life (No. Of Pieces: 24). Mackay, Qld, : The Artist.
Holmes, A. M. (2012). 7 framed Giclée prints on 300sgm Somerset Museum rag, matted and framed: "It captures me"; "Things object therefore..."; "Anthrodecene"; "Causal Quality # 1-4" (No. Of Pieces: 7 pieces). Richard Randall Art Studio, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, Qld.: The Artist. Retrieved from http://greenvalegallery.com/2012-exhibition-calendar/
Holmes, A. (2009). Woodstock forty years on (No. Of Pieces: 3). Qld, : The Artist. Retrieved from http://www.jillchism.com.au/pdf/jill_chism_waters_edge_catalogue.pdf
Holmes, A. (2006). "In-between the Primordial and the Latter" (No. Of Pieces: 1). Mackay, Qld : The Artist.
Holmes, A. (2006). "Inverse Aesthetic" (No. Of Pieces: 1). Mackay .
Holmes, A. (2006). "Wreck Conciliation" (No. Of Pieces: 1). Mackay .
Holmes, A., Holmes, A., Holmes, A., & Holmes, A. (2006). Inverse Blink' : series of digital creative works : 'Wreck Conciliation', 'Inverse Aesthetic' and, 'In-between the Pimordial and the Latter' (No. Of Pieces: 3 digital creative works). Mackay, Qld : The Artist.
Holmes, A. M., & Holmes, R. (2016). Immanence and its Distortions (No. Of Pieces: Video artwork, 4 min. 32 sec., colour with sound). Townsville, Qld.: La Luna Youth Arts. Retrieved from https://vimeo.com/192216838
Holmes, A. (2014). Software leaves its mark : memes and architectonics in Australian trademarks 1950-2000. In Peer reviewed proceedings of the 5th annual conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ), Hobart, 18-20 June, 2014. (pp. 31-44). Australia: Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand. Retrieved from http://popcaanz.com/conferenceproceedings_2014/business_holmes.pdf
Holmes, A., Kinslow, R., & Pope, M. (2012). Learning integrated work : inter-organisational collaborators reflect on provision of authentic virtual multimedia project experience. In Proceedings of the 2012 Australian Collaborative Education Network National Conference. Collaboration Education: investing in the future. (pp. 120-124). Vic Australia: Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) Incorporated.
Holmes, A. (2003). Embodiment : computer networks and symbiosis revisited. In Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications,. (pp. 2594-2597). Norfolk, VA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
Holmes, A. (2006). Reconciling experimentum and experientia : ontology for reflective practice research in new media. In Speculation and Innovation : applying practice led research in the creative industries. (pp. 1-17). Brisbane, Qld: Queensland University of Technology. Retrieved from http://www.speculation2005.net/
Butler, S., Grech-Fitzgerald, H., & Holmes, A. (2006). Pacific Edge : contemporary art from coastal Queensland [Exhibition]. Artspace Mackay City Council. Retrieved from http://hdl.cqu.edu.au/10018/32171
Holmes, A. (2011). Affinity : lens-based and new media art by Ashley Holmes (No. Of Pieces: 1 exhibition) [electronic resource]. Mackay, Qld: CQUniversity.
Holmes, A., Francis, M., & Mosshammer, M. B. (2003). The government : the book (No. Of Pieces: 1 videodisk (DVD) (11min)). Mackay, Qld? : Central Queensland University.