Foundation News


Posted: December 3, 2015

Announcing the Winners of New Arts Writing Scholarship Competition for New Mexico School of the Arts

Santa Fe, NM – The Thoma Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its new Arts Writing Scholarship competition for the New Mexico School for the Arts (NMSA) Senior Creative Writing program. ...

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Posted: October 31, 2015

The Red that Colored the World at the Bowers Museum

The Red that Colored the World exhibition travels to the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, CA and explores the global history and use in art of American cochineal, the producer of the color red. ...

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Posted: September 30, 2015

Power Geometry: Painting & Digital Art from the Thoma Foundation Collection

Power Geometry: painting & digital art from the Thoma Foundation collection is a thematic exhibition that begins with the fact that geometric shapes have visual power, but it does not end there. The phrase ...

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Posted: July 27, 2015

Re-envisioning the Virgin Mary

Re-envisioning the Virgin Mary: Colonial Painting from South America, the second phase of an exhibition at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, features eight paintings on loan from the the Marilynn and Carl ...

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Posted: July 10, 2015

Jazz or Classical? What Jean-Pierre Hebert Listens to While Coding Algorithms

One of the first modern artists to use computers to create art, Jean-Pierre Hébert describes why he listens to music while coding algorithms. “The word ‘canon’ in this drawing’s title (Ligne noire ...

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Posted: June 24, 2015

LUMINOUS FLUX 2.0: New + Historic Works from the Digital Art Frontier

LUMINOUS FLUX 2.0: new + historic works from the digital art frontier is the second iteration, and a refresh, of the original exhibition at Art House, an exhibition space in Santa Fe, New ...

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Posted: June 16, 2015

“There are spirals everywhere,” Says Computer Artist Jean-Pierre Hébert

Surprisingly, computer-art pioneer Jean-Pierre Hébert uses his complex technical processes to represent phenomena found in nature. “The spiral is something—a shape, an idea, a concept—that I really like because it is so ...

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Posted: June 15, 2015

Jon Ippolito Presentation “Only You Can Prevent the End of History” at PNEK/Norwegian Video Art Archive

2015 Digital Arts Writing Awards recipient Jon Ippolito will give a presentation “Only You Can Prevent the End of History,” at PNEK / Norwegian Video Art Archive, Oslo, June 17, 2015, information ...

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Posted: May 28, 2015

Interview with 2015 Digital Arts Writing Awards Recipient, Joanne McNeil

THOMA FOUNDATION: When and why did you begin writing about digital art, and why has it been important for you to contribute to scholarship in the field? MCNEIL: I first began writing about digital ...

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Posted: May 21, 2015

Interview with 2015 Digital Arts Writing Awards Recipient, Jon Ippolito

THOMA FOUNDATION: When and why did you begin writing about digital art, and why has it been important for you to contribute to scholarship in the field? IPPOLITO: At the end of my first ...

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