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Gallery America Features Holly Wilson April 6, 2017

I am very thrilled and honored to share that I will be on Gallery America on OETA Tonight April 6th at 7pm only on @OETATV https://youtu.be/VbLoxDcwox0  Once it airs you can see the feature here as well. www.oeta.tv Read more

Holly Wilson Looking For The Magic – November 2016 – Studio and Springfield Art Museum January 17, 2017

Holly Wilson Looking For The Magic – November 2016 – Studio and Springfield Art Museum What is that need to make art. Read more

Four by Four 2016: Midwest Invitational Exhibition November 20, 2016

I am so pleased to be a part of this beautiful biennial Four by Four 2016: Midwest Invitational Exhibition. The Museum spotlighted one artist from four different states and I was honored to have been chosen for the state of Oklahoma. The exhibition is in its final weeks so I do hope if you have not had an opportunity to see the show that you find time. I have included the work that is apart of… Read more

Holly Wilson | The Artist Formerly Known as The Waitress August 25, 2016

The story behind the title here is when I first meet my husband we were both waiting tables in Houston and he made me a business card as a gift that said “Holly Wilson the artist formerly know as the waitress” his belief in my work has been the true and lasting gift. I had a wonderful afternoon talking with John from nativeokc.com sharing this and many more stories about my life and my work. I hope… Read more

Front: "Belonging" Back: "On a Limb" by Holly Wilson. At the Exhibition Conversations: Eiteljorg Museum 2015 Contemporary Art Fellowship.
Conversations: Eiteljorg 2015 Contemporary Art Fellowship February 13, 2016

The exhibition “Conversations” is in its last few weeks at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. I have been so honored to be apart of this 2015 fellowship, to have meet such wonderful people and to be given the opportunity to share my stories. There are many to thank for this opportunity the selectors that choose my work, 2013 Fellow Julie Buffalohead (Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma), former contemporary art curator for the National Museum of the… Read more

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“GATHERING” by Holly Wilson apart of the traveling exhibition “Return From Exile” January 6, 2016

“GATHERING” Bronze, Patina and Locust Wood 28” x 16.5” x 5.5”, 2015 by Holly Wilson When I was young we lived on a mountain in Cherokee, NC, my father taught at the Indian School for several years. My memories have no words from that time just images, some of running the woods, others of going up and down the winding stairs to go to school.  The “Gathering” is my interpretation of that part of my… Read more

Shadow play in the work December 30, 2015

The shadows play a big part in my work. Here are two new geode figures stay tune for more. Read more

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“TEMPORAL” New Photography by Holly Wilson April 27, 2015

TEMPORAL New Photography by Holly Wilson JRB Art at the Elm Gallery Temporal Photography pertaining to and concerned with the present life of my world. Opening Reception: Friday, May 1st 6:00 – 10:00PM Show Runs: May 1 – 30, 2015 JRB at the Elms 2810 North Walker Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73103 405.528.6336 www.jrbartgallery.com You can see more of my work on line at: www.hollywilson.com Read more

First of 3 Different Series by Holly Wilson January 16, 2015

“IF I WERE”, 2010 – 12, is of an ongoing series of birds that are part human part bird, shape shifters. Pulled from stories of my mother and our Native heritage. As a Delaware/Cherokee Native American, I grew up hearing family stories of shape shifters with the idea of a trickster who hides their identity, birds as messengers, and owls as bearers of tragic news. In “If I Were” you see where the bird is… Read more

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MOTHER by Holly Wilson December 17, 2014

Mother represents for me that ancient archetype. I am reminded of my own mother and her roll in my life, now my part as a mother in the lives of my own children. Available at: Bonner David Galleries 7040 E. Main Street Scottsdale, Arizona 85251 480.941.8500 http://www.bonnerdavid.com Read more

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Holly Wilson Announced As One Of Eiteljorg 2015 Contemporary Art Fellows December 10, 2014

It is my great honor to share with you that I am one of the artist named a 2015 Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellow. The Eiteljorg Museum features the world’s foremost collection of contemporary Native American art. The museum’s commitment to contemporary fine art features sponsorship of the Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship, which celebrates the established and emerging Native American artists of today. Eiteljorg Museum Press Release: EITELJORG ANNOUNCES 2015 CONTEMPORARY ART FELLOWS Special show, opening one… Read more

Fine Art Connoisseur, Holly Wilson’s “Intertwined” October 24, 2014

“With new bronze sculptures and encaustic paintings, Holly Wilson imagines a realm between the human and the spiritual.” by Jeffrey Carlson Here is a link to the article by Jeffrey Carlson Reporting Contributing Editor, Fine Art Today, (October 23, 2014), Fine Art Connoisseur www.fineartconnoisseur.com  “Intertwined” Holly Wilson at Printworks Gallery in Chicago Show runs: October 17 – November 29, 2014 Please come by the gallery or visit the new work on line. www.hollywilson.com Printworks Gallery… Read more

American Art Collector July 2014, Holly Wilson, Shared Emotions June 23, 2014

Holly Wilson-July 2014 American Art Collector Review-Page 118 American Art Collector wrote a wonderful preview of my work in their July 2014 issue. The work will be at the upcoming ART SANTA FE, represented by Bonner David Galleries. The Art Fair is this July 2014 in Santa Fe, NM. I hope you will get to enjoy both the words and the work.  Click this link for PDF:  HollyWilson-July 2014 American Art Collector Review July 10… Read more

“I’m Not Done Yet”, by Holly Wilson June 13, 2014

“I’m Not Done Yet” New work by Holly Wilson at M. A. Doran Gallery The first row of origami cranes are white for hope, the second row are red for passion, and the top row are black for our fears. Please come by the gallery or visit the new work on line.www.madorangallery.com M.A. Doran Gallery 3509 S. Peoria Avenue | Tulsa, OK 74105 918.748.8700 www.madorangallery.com Read more

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Fine Art Connoisseur, Holly Wilson: Behind the Mask April 19, 2014

Here is a link to the article by Jeffrey Carlson Reporting Contributing Editor, Fine Art Today, (January 16, 2014), Fine Art Connoisseur, www.fineartconnoisseur.com Read more

SWAIA 2013 Holly Wilson Booth 906 CAT, @Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe NM September 12, 2013

Holly Wilson-SWAIA 2013 Best of Show preview- won 2nd Place Mixed Media Sculpture Here are few photographs of the Process of getting ready to go to SWAIA Indian Market, in Santa Fe, NM, as well as the event itself. This event is recognized as the largest Indian Art Market in the world. Over 1200 Native American artists are juried in to participate. It was an honor to be included in this show. This show ran… Read more

The count is in for “How many boxes and tubs does it take to move Holly Wilson’s Studio” August 2, 2013

Walls for upcoming “SWAIA 92nd Annual Santa Fe Indian Market 2013″ Booth # 906 CAT Aug 17, Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m Aug 18, Sunday, 8:00 – 5pm Moving a home is tough but I do feel moving a studio and business is a whole other beast! I was not sure my hands could hurt this bad or that I could be so tired but with that said the end has come and all… Read more

How many boxes and tubes does it take to move Holly Wilson’s Studio July 15, 2013

For me moving has always meant that I must stop, take stock of my life and then give up asking “why do I have so much stuff” and just put it in a box and move it to the new place! To make this more fun I offer a guessing game! like that of how many jelly beans are in the jar, but “How many boxes and tubs does it take to move Holly Wilson’s… Read more

Holly Wilson at the 55th Annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market 2013 March 20, 2013

Holly Wilson in her booth March 2 – March 3, 2013 “55th Annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market 2013” Booth # D-56 Heard Museum Phoenix I must say this was one of the best weekend. I worked hard but feel it was all worth it. Read more

Stainless Steel Pins January 24, 2013

“Stainless Steel Pins” those are the words I forgot to say to myself  last time I did this base! They will hold the investment in place so it does not move! We are happy and NOW ready to pour! Read more

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1000 cranes… “Keeper of the Sorrows” January 13, 2013

“Keeper of the Sorrows”, Bronze, 31″ x 29″ x 17″, by Holly Wilson Working out where the sticks go and how many origami cranes I need. This is a piece I have been working on for about a year and then some. “Keeper of the Sorrows”. It was inspired from a story of a young 12 year old Japanese girl, Sadako Sasaki, that was diagnosed with leukemia several years after radiation exposure from the atomic… Read more

Wonderful Grant Opportunity For Native Artists January 11, 2013

Wonderful Grant Opportunity For Native Artists Grants support teaching, learning, and collaborating of traditional and/or contemporary Native art forms between two Native artists from two different regions. Grants up to $1,500 are available per exchange. With Rolling Deadlines  http://www.nefa.org/grants_programs/national_native_artist_exchange_grant Read more

painting 1, 2, 3 January 10, 2013

Oil on Birch, 20″x 16″, 2013 Here is the first of hopefully more paint in my life and not the walls of my house! I have always wanted to paint so this is the year I jump in the deep end! I am still working on it but love how it making my brain think this way! Here is a few views of the painting in progress. Read more

everything has a beginning January 10, 2013

view of the studio wax table Everything has a beginning, and today I have decided is as good as any to start this blog. I will have post of process and work, soon video of more process and bronze pours. I hope some with find it informative and interesting but in all I will just enjoy the share. Read more