Selected Exhibitions:

2019

- Maul, Commercial Center, Las Vegas, NV

- Fiber Art: Exploring the Twisted Nature of All Things…Fiber, City Hall Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

- BLOW OUT/FLOW’r OUT, Core Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV (two-person)

- Digital Craft, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, Las Vegas, NV (solo)

2018

- Past, Present, and Future, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

- Group Show 57 New Psychedelics, Humble Arts Foundation, Online

- 12 Inches of Sin Festival, New Orleans Square, Las Vegas, NV

- Concept 2018, CICA, Gimpo, South Korea

- Myths, Grant Hall Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

- aDifferent Festival, aCinema, Milwaukee, WI

- Photography VI, The Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

2017

- Home, Augusta Savage Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

- Bending the Truth, The Woody Gaddis Gallery at the University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

- Freshly Painted Beige Walls, LVL 3, Chicago, IL

- Punctum, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2016

- Vanitas, LAB-A, Cagliari,Italy

- International Exchange Exhibition, Daegu University, South Korea

- Of Memory, Bone, and Myth, Colonel Eugene Myers Gallery of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota

- The Abstract Image, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, South Carolina

2015

- Primer, hosted by Muncie Arts and Culture Council and BSU art department, Muncie, IN

- Monkey Thunder 5, Gordy's Fine Art Gallery, Muncie, IN

- The Plural "I", Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY

- Water, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

- 14th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX

2014

- The Blue Library, Press Street's Antenna Gallery Reading Room 220, New Orleans, LA

- Color Space: Contemporary Photography, Portland, OR

- Monkey Thunder IV, Gordy's Frame Shop, Muncie, IN

2013

- Exchange Screening, Texas State University, TX

- Contemporary Art Forum, Neutral Ground, Regina, Canada

- 76th Annual Student Show, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

2012

- SEFF Binghamton: Student Experimental Film Festival in Binghamton, NY

- Monkey Thunder II and III, Muncie Civic Theater and Gordy's Frame Shop, Muncie, IN

2011

- Metabellum performance at Triskelion Arts studio in NY, NY

- Metabellum performance at Rapture Rupture, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY


Permanent Collections:

New Orleans Museum of Art


Awards:

- Phoenix Art Museum, Stacy Zuber Photography Award, Juror’s Choice Honorable Mention, Phoenix, AZ, 2017

- Outstanding Graduating Graduate Award 2019


Education:

- 2016-Present MFA candidate at University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada

- 2013, BFA in Photography and Intermedia Arts, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana


Holly Lay ⇼ holly.a.lay@gmail.com ⇼ www.hollylay.com





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