Education and Professional Membership:
Holly obtained a Degree in Sculpture (BA (Hons)), from Wimbledon School of Art in 1995, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Sculpture from The City and Guilds of London Art School in 1998. She is a member of Bath Society of Artists, and is currently studying for a Master's Degree in Design at The University of the West of England.
Awards and Prizes:
March 2018: Awarded £500 grant towards business development and casting from Santander, resulting from the UWE Enterprise Team’s “Dragons’ Den” style pitching event.
June 2018: Won a place on the UWE Enterprise “Self-Employed Summer Intern Scholarship” Scheme, and awarded £1000 and a business mentor.
Jan 2020: Awarded £400 towards business development by the Santander UWE “Try It” business awards.
Selected Work Sold and Exhibited:
June 1990 Invited to exhibit various small sculptures at the United Society of Artists Summer Exhibition at Westminster Hall in London.
May 1991 Invited to exhibit at The Winchester Cathedral Trust Fund Exhibition.
June 1991 Life-sized wire “Rolling Horse” sold privately.
July 1994 “The Bigger One”, pair of life-sized steel figures exhibited in “Something to look at” show at Butler’s Warf, London.
July 1995 “Boxmen,” pair of life-sized steel figures sold privately.
March 1996 “Group of Three,” commission of a group of three life-sized steel figures and two steel “Crabs” for a private garden in Berkshire.
June 1996 “The Chicken Throttler,” large steel and cement gargoyle commissioned by The Hampshire Sculpture Trust for their “Fabulous Beasts” exhibition at Staunton Country Park, Havant, Hampshire.
Sept 1996 “Helmet Wheeler” and “Sea horse”, life-sized steel and Cement figures and many small bronzes and waxes exhibited at Carpenter’s Road, Hackney, as part of the Whitechapel open studios event.
Aug 1997 Exhibited many small sculptures in a two person show at The Stables Gallery, London.
Nov 1998 Exhibited 4 bronzes by invitation at the Well-Hung gallery, Notting Hill, London.
May 1999 Commission for 2 life-sized concrete “Sheep” for a private garden in London.
Feb 2000 “Twilight Man”, life-sized grotesque figure commissioned for a private garden in Berkshire.
Sept 2001 and Nov 2002 Exhibited small bronzes with the Cynthia Corbet Gallery, London. Also at The Royal College of Art and the Boston Art Fair, USA.
March to July 2002 Sculptures exhibited with Gallery One in Barnes, McHardy Sculpture Company in Butlers Warf, and Des Moulins Gallery in Newbury.
Oct 2002 Exhibited “Wheelie Mouse” at the Royal West of England 150th Annual Show, Bristol.
July 2003 Bronze sculpture “Scooting Coot” commissioned by private client in Newbury.
August 2003 Exhibited in group show with “Bath Area Network for Artists” at the Hotbath Gallery in Bath.
Feb 2004 Exhibited with Susan Nagy-Luks at the “Art Expo” in New York.
July 2005 Exhibited bronzes with Bath Society Centenary Exhibition, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath.
June 2006 Exhibited with “The Sculpture Girls” group at Walcot Chapel, Bath, as part of Bath Fringe festival.
July 2006 Exhibited interventions at Bath Society Members’ Exhibition, Bath.
Nov 2006 Solo show, sculpture installation by invitation; “Escapology,” for SouthCentral, Bath.
May 2014 Border Collie Dog and Border Leicester Ewe commission for a privte client.
August 2014 Equestrian portrait commission for private client in Somerset.
April 2015 Exhibiting work ongoingly with the Paragon Gallery in Cheltenham.
June 2015 Sold Horse Sculpture at the Bath Society of Artists' Summer Exhibition at the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath.
June 2016 Exhibited at the Bath Society of Artists' Summer Exhibition at the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath.
Aug 2017 Created large public sculpture installation of a flock of lapwing birds with another sculptor for the new House of Fraser store at the Rushden Lakes shopping centre in Northamptonshire.
Aug 2018 Exhibited and demonstrated work at Bristol Museum’s “Make Space” alongside the touring exhibition of the Women’s Hour Craft Prize.
Nov 2019 Exhibited at the Royal West of England’s Open Submission Exhibition in Bristol, and sold five of the edition.