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Holly Smith

2670 Steinsburg Road
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Holly Smith
2670 Steinsburg Road, Quakertown, PA 18951
215.538.2788
h.smith007@comcast.net
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2009  “Past & Present Ponderosities”, The Goggleworks, Reading PA
2007     Drawing Exhibition, Peter Becker Community, Telford, PA
2002    Works on Paper Invitational Show, Graham Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA
1986     Sculpture Exhibition (Two-Person Show) Rodger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
 
PUBLIC ART PROJECTS
2006  “Kites: Art Takes Flight”, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
2005 “A Case For Art”, Philadelphia, PA
2003 “Chairs in the Air; A Circus”, Philadelphia, PA
2002 “Art Unleashed”, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
2000 “Art Works/Water Works” Invitational, The Fairmount Park Commission,  Philadelphia, PA
 
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2012
littleSculpture Show, International Sculpture Center Conference, Chicago, IL
WHYY Connections Festival Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
The 35th Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, Warrington, PA
“Urban Observations”, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA
2011  
The 34th Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, Doylestown, PA
“Opposites Attract”, Juried sculpture show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia., PA
“Animals in Art; Traditional and Nontraditional”, Outsider Folk Art Gallery, Reading, PA
2010 
 The 33rd Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, Doylestown, PA
“Guarded Identities”, Goucher College, Towson, MD
“Art Between the Covers”, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
 “Seeing Voices”: The Visual Voice Exhibition, Rutgers University, Camden, N.J
2009  
 The 32nd Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, Doylestown, PA
“Small Worlds” The Plastic Club, Philadelphia PA
 Invitational Works on Paper Exhibition, Indian Valley Library, Telford, PA                                   
2008 
“Likeable Art” Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
The 31st Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, Doylestown, PA
Philadelphia Sculptors at West Chester University, West Chester, PA                                             
“Take Issue”, Washington Square, Washington DC
2007  
“Art of The City”, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
 “Now ApPiering”, Philadelphia Sculptors at Atlantic City Art Center, NJ
“Receive, React, Respond” Juried Alumnae Exhibition, Moore College of Art and Design, Phila., PA
2006
Howard County Art Center Sculpture Exhibition, Ellicott City, MD
 Philadelphia and Baltimore Sculptors at Washington Square, Washington, DC
“Seeing Double”, Afif Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
 “Side By Side” Highwire Gallery Members and Invited Artists, Philadelphia, PA
2005
Howard Gallery of Fine Art Opening Show, New Hope, PA
The 28th Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, Warrington, PA
Doylestown Arts League Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Doylestown, PA         
2004        2004
The 27th Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, Warrington, PA                                               
Small Sculpture Show, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC                                  
“Three Rivers Arts Festival” Juried Sculpture Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA
“Nano Show”, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“The Comix: Cartoons as Art”, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
“Celebration of Arts in Healing”, Pavillion Art Gallery, Mt. Holly, NJ
“Monumental Micros”, Muse Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
 “Too Funny For Words”, Artforms Gallery, Manayunk, PA
2003
Chairs in the Air” An Outdoor Collaborative Installation, Burlington County College, Mt. Laurel, NJ
The 26th Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, Doylestown, PA 
 “Animal Images”, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA
 “Monumental Micros” Towson Commons Gallery, Towson MA
2002  
“Crossing the Line” Joint Sculpture Conference Juried Show, Philadelphia, PA
3rd Street Gallery Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
“Building Unique Worlds”, Philadelphia Sculptors in Washington, DC
“Journeys” Moore College of Art and Design Alumnae Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
2001      2001
“Art at Girard” Philadelphia Sculptors Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
 The 24th Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, Chalfont, PA
“Art for Artists’ Sake”, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
 Woodmere Art Museum 61st Annual Juried Exhibition, Chestnut Hill, PA
“Black and White” The Plastic Club Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
2000
“Captured Vision” Philadelphia Sculptors at Washington Square, Washington, DC
 3rd Street Gallery Juried Show, Philadelphia, PA
1998  “Art for Artists’ Sake” Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
1996  “Identity” The Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
1993   “Philadelphia Self Portrait” City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
1986      1986    Group Exhibition, Pavilion Galleries, Mount Holly, NJ
1985    Christmas Show, Roger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
           Group Sculpture Show, Roger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
1984    Christmas Show, Roger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
           Group Sculpture Show, Roger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
1983    Marion Locks New Talent Show, Philadelphia, PA
           “Double Positive” Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
           “People” Roger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
1982    “Sculpture ‘82” Cheltenham Art Centre Invitational Show, Philadelphia, PA
1981    “Once Moore- Award Winning Alumnae” Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1980    “Opens Fridays” Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA  
1979   “Twenty Years on the Parkway” Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA                                                    
1978    “ArtAffair”, Sugarloaf, PA
 
EDUCATION: B.F.A. Moore College of Art 1977
 
AWARDS  
Third Place 28th Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, 2005
Grace Klinges Carlin Award for Drawing Sabine Rose Gallery, 2005
Second Place The 26th Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, 2003 
Best of Show “3rd Street Gallery Group Show”, Juried by Guggenheim Curator, Matt Drutt, 2000 
Award of Merit “Twenty Years on the Parkway” 1979
 
PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS
Shira, Ron “Finding sadness in the outwardly absurd art of Holly Smith”, Reading Eagle, May 17, 2009
Posten, Bruce R. “Lost…and found”, Reading Eagle, November 2, 2007: C 1, 3
Posten, Bruce R. “Figures of Mystery” Reading Eagle, October 7, 2007: C, 1, 3
Hill, Lori, “First Friday Focus” City Paper, July 3 -10, 2008, #1207: 22
The Intelligencer, September 12, 2005, “Companion #1” reproduced: D2
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Weekend, December 26, 2003 “The Solar System’s Smallest Surviving Sextuplets”, reproduced: 34
“Philadelphia Sculptors at Girard College” Art Matters, November 2001: 20
The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 18, 2000, “City Skunk” reproduced: W30
The Philadelphia Daily News, August 4, 2000, “City Skunk” reproduced: 74
Hill, Lori, “First Friday Focus”, Philadelphia City Paper, August 3, 2000: 29
The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 27, 2000: B1
The Welcomat, July 24, 1985, “Self-portrait of the Artist as a Bulldog” reproduced: 52
The Welcomat, November 20, 1985 “Grey Cat” reproduced: 74
Mossman, Tam “Struggling with Symbols” Art Matters, December 1985: 5
The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 9, 1982; “Rittenhouse Square Lady” reproduced: 2-B
Naedele, Walter, “Still and silent, yet attracting”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 4, 1982: 1, 2-B
 
COLLECTIONS
 Represented in private collections in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland and Florida including the permanent collection of Doylestown Hospital, PA and the private collection of Johannah Hutchison, Executive Director of the International Sculpture Center, NJ.
 
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Philadelphia Sculptors Contributing Editor of Newsletter; Secretary
International Sculpture Center
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators