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As an artist, Holmes worked as a photographer and briefly exhibited work in several Canadian venues, including Gallery 44 in Toronto, and Anna Leonowens Gallery in Halifax.
Projects at Real Art Ways included:
Single-artist projects include exhibitions with
- Joe Amrhein
- Robert Beck
- Joe Coleman at Tilton Gallery and Palais de Tokyo.
- Thierry Delva
- Harrell Fletcher
- Wes Mills
- Kehinde Wiley
From 2008 to 2010 he curated exhibitions at Ars Libri in Boston, mostly single artist shows, but also some very small themed exhibitions.
In fall of 2008, he organized SCULPTING TIME, at Sperone Westwater, featuring work by Giorgio Morandi, On Kawara, Roman Opalka, Josef Albers, and Andrew Grassie. This show was well reviewed, including reviews in the New York Times and The New Yorker.
In the spring of 2009 Holmes began working as Adjunct Curator at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach and has done two exhibitions there - The Endless Renaissance and Human Rites.
- Festschrift: Selections from a Collection. Leo Press, Hartford, 2008.
- "Joe Coleman Moderne Frõmmigkeit" Checkpoint. May-August 2007.
- "Joe Coleman's Modern Devotion". Palais de Tokyo Magazine. March 2007.
- None of the Above, Real Art Ways, 2005 ISBN 0-9717859-1-0
- "Charged Image vs. a University in Retreat". The Hartford Courant. 3 October 2004.
- Acquiring Taste: Work from the Collections of Janice and Mickey Cartin, Robinson and Nancy Grover, Peter Hirschl and Lisa Silvestri, and the LeWitt Collection, Real Art Ways, 2002. ISBN 0-9717859-0-2
- "Documentary Sculpture", Exhibition Catalogue, Real Art Ways, 2002
- "BOXWORKS: Sculpture by Thierry Delva", Dalhousie University Art Gallery, 1996.
- "The Word is Made Flesh, The Flesh is Made Word: Michel Foucault and His Gaze" in Rewire, Spring 1993.
- 'Photography as Theological Discourse" in the Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Vol. 21, No. 4, (1992).