Holly Veselka is a new media artist who uses emerging technologies to address the contemporary challenges of biodiversity loss and climate change. By integrating technologies such as photogrammetry, simulation software, and AI, she generates video artworks, sculptural installations, and printed photographic representations. Throughout her process, technology assumes multiple roles—as tool, subject, and narrator.

Holly Veselka’s artworks and exhibitions have been presented at notable venues including  Wave Hill (NYC), Cuchifritos (NYC), the Nars Foundation (NYC), ShetlandArts (UK), Lage Egal (Berlin), ArtPace (San Antonio), Lawndale (Houston), ACRE Projects (Chicago), SedimentARTS (Richmond), and The Southern (Charleston). Commissions include projects for the City of Austin, the San Antonio Botanical Garden (upcoming), ShetlandArts, and the DUMBO Arts Festival. She has participated in artist residencies and fellowships through organizations such as the Jaaga Foundation (Bangalore), the Mammal Institute at the Polish Academy of Sciences in the Białowieza Forest (Poland), Lawndale (Houston), and the LES Studio Program (NYC). Her artist talks have included presentations at the Digital Naturalism Conference in Gamboa, Panama and for the Rocky Futures Program at the Global Humanities Conference (GMHC) and the Annual Conference of the International Association of The History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T2M) simultaneously in Seoul and Lancaster University, Cremore. Media featuring her artwork include the Coastal Knowledge Podcast (Edinburgh), Hyperallergic (NYC), NY1 News (NYC), Glasstire (Houston), Houston Public Radio, and the Houston Chronicle. She has received awards including a Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Artist Grant and a Puffin Foundation Artist Grant.

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