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Holly Art

Holly’s mother was a working artist who studied at The Chicago Art Institute until the Depression intervened, so Holly had a firm, complete grounding in figure drawing, perspective, design, and color from her mom. This love of art continued for decades, and it was working with artist colleague Christine Wardenburg Skinner in the Skagit Valley for 20 summers doing the popular day camp Patterns in Nature that kept the spark of Holly’s art alive and growing. Now it includes acrylic miniatures, chalk pastels, glass and mirror mosaics, mandalas, and watercolors.

Holly has shown her art at Traditions Fair Trade Café over several years for the spring and fall ArtsWalks in Olympia, and continues to teach art in Skagit and in the new Patterns in Nature Art Day Camp that successfully began at Fertile Grounds Commons in Olympia in 2013. Here are some examples of Holly’s recent and commissioned works…