Elodie Holmes is an internationally acclaimed artist of the contemporary glass movement, with over 38 years of experience honing her craft. In 1959, she was born into a family of artists in Washington, D.C. Holmes began studying ceramics at a young age and later at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland. She went on to study glass at the California College of the Arts, under the instruction of Viola Frey. It was here that she met one of the founders of the studio glass art movement, Marvin Lipofsky, who would become her teacher, mentor and life-long friend. Elodie’s exceptional glass work is the focus of dozens of articles and publications, and is the recipient of numerous awards, most recently the 2015 Glass Alliance-New Mexico Reflections Award and the 2016 Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. She has been profiled by Fine Lifestyles magazine and Trend Magazine. The artwork of Elodie Holmes appears in galleries, permanent collections, museums, and private collections around the world. It is featured in the permanent collections of the White House and the Art in Public Places Program, of the New Mexico Arts Department of Cultural Affairs.