Andy Lomas

Andy is an Emmy award-winning computational artist exploring the complex nature of form and the simulation of growth processes.

Staff details

Andy Lomas


Lecturer in Creative Computing




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Andy Lomas is a computational artist, mathematician, Emmy award winning supervisor of computer generated effects, and lecturer in Creative Computing at Goldsmiths. His art work explores how the complex nature of form can be created emergently by simulating growth processes.

He has exhibited internationally, including at the Pompidou Centre, V&A, Royal Society, Science Museum, SIGGRAPH, Japan Media Arts Festival, Ars Electronica Festival, Kinetica, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Watermans, and the ZKM. His work is in the collections at the V&A, the Computer Arts Society and the D'Arcy Thompson Art Fund Collection. In 2014 his work Cellular Forms won The Lumen Prize Gold Award.

Production credits include Walking With Dinosaurs, Avatar, Matrix: Revolutions, Matrix: Reloaded, Over the Hedge and The Tale of Despereaux. He received Emmys for his work on The Odyssey (1997) and Alice in Wonderland (1999).

Publications and research outputs


Lomas, Andy. 2016. Morphogenetic Creations. In: "Morphogenetic Creations", Watermans Art Centre, United Kingdom, 13 June 2016 - 21 June 2016.

Conference or Workshop Item

Lomas, Andy. 2023. 'Digital Chemotaxis'. In: EVA London 2023. London, United Kingdom 10-14 July 2023.

Lomas, Andy. 2022. 'Synthesis of Abstract Dynamic Quasiperiodic 3D Forms using SIRENs'. In: EVA London 2022. London, United Kingdom 4-8 July 2022.

McCormack, Jon; Cruz, Camilo and Lomas, Andy. 2021. 'The Enigma of Complexity'. In: EvoMUSART 2021. Seville, Spain 7 – 9 April 2021.


McCormack, Jon and Lomas, Andy. 2021. Deep Learning of Individual Aesthetics. Neural Computing and Applications, 33(1), pp. 3-17. ISSN 0941-0643