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Grants & Awards

2017 CURRENTS New Media Festival

Jun 09, 2017 - Jun 25, 2017

The Foundation is excited to support the 2017 CURRENTS New Media Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico. CURRENTS brings together the work of established and emerging new media artists from New Mexico, the U.S. and the world, for events showcasing interactive and fine art video installations, multimedia performances, single channel video, animation, digital dome Read more....

Exhibitions

Art House to Open New Installations

Jun 01, 2017

Collecting Digital Art: Highlights + New Acquisitions from the Thoma Foundation opens at Art House in Santa Fe  June 1st with a public reception June 17th, 5-7pm, and will feature the first rotation of ongoing seasonal installations, showcasing significant artworks from the digital art collection that include new acquisitions of historic importance. The new Read more....

Related Activities

Meet the Staff: Helen Colton

Helen Colton joined the Foundation team in August 2016 as our Grants Coordinator. Based in Santa Fe, Helen facilitates our growing grantmaking program by assisting with research, organization and development of tools to serve our internal procedures, applicants and grantees.

THOMA FOUNDATION: Tell us a little about yourself. What did you do before joining the Read more....

Lectures & Symposia

LECTURE: Pamela McCorduck on Harold Cohen

Aug 06, 2016
“The First Robot Artist”: On the Life and Work of Harold Cohen and His Artificially Intelligent Painting Program Aaron

Saturday August 6, 2016, 2-4 p.m. Art House, 231 Delgado Street, Santa Fe, NM

Free and open the public. Limited Seating. RSVP required here.

A conversation between author Pamela McCorduck and Foundation curator Jason Foumberg will explore the life and legacy Read more....

Education

New Mexico Highlands University Students Visit Mouse in the Machine at Art House

Finding Inspiration in Technology

Students from the Cultural Technology program at New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU) recently visited our new Mouse in the Machine exhibition at Art House to find inspiration for their work and to learn more about the artworks and the technology that the artists use to make their pieces.

As part of the Cultural Technology program, students Read more....

Grants & Awards

Interview with Richard Lowenberg

Richard Lowenberg, Director of the 1st-Mile Institute and the organizer of the New (+Old) Media: Restoration, Preservation, Archiving & Access workshops at the 2016 CURRENTS International New Media Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico talks with the Thoma Foundation about the importance of preserving new media art and fostering discussions about best practices in the field.

The Read more....

Grants & Awards

Currents New Media Festival

The Foundation is excited to support the 2016 CURRENTS New Media Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico. CURRENTS brings together the work of established and emerging new media artists from New Mexico, the U.S. and the world, for events showcasing interactive and fine art video installations, multimedia performances, single channel video, animation, digital dome Read more....

Exhibitions

Mouse in the Machine: Nature in the Age of Digital Art

Mouse in the Machine: Nature in the Age of Digital Art features 15 digital and software-based artworks by 12 artists from the Thoma art collection to examine the intersection of technology and nature. Using customized software and code, the artworks simulate lifelike biological and ecological systems to emulate the passage of time, seasons and lifecycles.

The exhibition Read more....