Monday, October 31, 2011

Artistic Resume'



Debbie Hollis
Shreveport, LA 71104
318.751.8540
Email:
debchrisjoseph@yahoo.com
www.debbiehollis.blogspot.com

 
2016-2017
  •  Board Member: Works In Progress Louisiana (www.worksinprogresslouisiana.com)
  •  Creator: Confessions of a Sinful Woman book/visual art project; ongoing
  •  Graphic designer: 2017 Women’s March in Shreveport, Louisiana; all print materials and official march t-shirt
  •  Featured writer: Fleur de Lit Literary Magazine, Summer/Fall 2017; Volume 1, Issue 1

2015
  • Photographer: “Stray Dogs by the Highway” album project
  • Photographer: Julieann Banks “All These Things” album project
  • Photographer: Shreveport House Concert Series (various) (www.shreveporthouseconcerts.org)
 2014
 2013
  • The Carolyn Querbes Nelson Third Meadows Museum of Art North Louisiana Triennial Competition; top-10 featured artist by Juror Jolene Mechanic; Meadows Museum of Art, Shreveport, LA
  • Solo photography exhibit; East Bank Gallery, Bossier City, LA
  • The Philadelphia Center 24th Annual Auction Against AIDS; contributing artist and curator; Horseshoe Riverdome, Bossier City, LA
  • Juror – Shreveport Art Club/Summer Exhibit; Magale Library at Centenary College, Shreveport, LA

2012

  • From LeCompte to the French Quarter solo photography exhibit; Marilynn’s Place in Shreveport, LA
  • Centenary College of Louisiana MLK Day Celebration; donated two large murals to Atkins Elementary School in Shreveport, LA
  • The Philadelphia Center 22nd Annual Auction Against AIDS; contributing artist and curator; Horseshoe Riverdome in Bossier City, LA
  • Writing Assistant - 100 Contemporary Artists of New Orleans book proposal with
    Alexandra Monett of New Orleans, LA
  • Juror – Creative Art Connection/Spring Art Show; Bossier Central Library in Bossier City, LA

2011

  • Look But Don’t Touch; juried artist; East Bank Gallery in Bossier City, LA
  • Texas Avenue Midnight Special; 3-person art installation; minicine? in Shreveport, LA
  • Impromptu; contributing artist for exhibit honoring NEA chairman visit; SRAC/Artspace in Shreveport, LA
  • Inventory/website photographer – SRAC/giftspace/artspace in Shreveport, LA
  • Photographer - “Shreveport’s 10 Best-Dressed Men” feature for Portfolio magazine/
    Winter, 2011 - Spring, 2012 edition
  • Featured artist - City Life magazine – April, 2011

2010

  • Triennial Exhibition; juried artist; Meadows Museum of Art in Shreveport, LA
  • Bubble Rap III; juried artist; SRAC/Artspace in Shreveport, LA
  • Green Gifts; two-person exhibit; Noel Community Arts Program in Shreveport LA
  • MLK Health Center; donated large-scale mural to clinic in Shreveport, LA
  • AmiKids; donated original photographs for fundraiser in Bossier City, LA
  • Xmas Under da Ground; contributing artist; minicine? in Shreveport, LA
  • Featured artist - In The Know magazine - May, 2010
  • Founder – Shreveport Visual Artists Critique Group
  • Creator/Curator – “Artwork Clearance” art sales site on Facebook (ongoing)

2009

  • 7th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photography Contest; "Editor's Pick Award" recipient;  May 18, 2009
  • Solo exhibit; Columbia Cafe' in Shreveport, LA
  • A Happening; contributing artist; Turner Art Center in Shreveport, LA
  • Art From Angels; contributing artist for fundraiser/auction benefiting Holy Angels Residential Facility in Shreveport, LA
  • Graffiti: A Film by Robert Trudeau; contributing artist and featured commentator
  • Juror - Bossier Parish Schools annual art exhibit @ East Bank Gallery in Bossier City, LA

2008

  • The Money Show; juried artist; SRAC/Artspace in Shreveport, LA
  • Caught in the Act: Art and the Written Word; juried artist; Northbrook Public Library in Northbrook (Chicago), IL
  • Mercy solo exhibit; Karpeles Manuscript Museum in Shreveport, LA
  • Centerpoint/211; donated large-scale mural for non-profit office @
    2121 Fairfield Avenue in Shreveport, LA
  • Juror - Bossier Parish Schools annual art exhibit @ East Bank Gallery in Bossier City, LA
  • Featured artist/speaker - West Edge Artists’ Co-op “Afternoon of Art” in Shreveport, LA
  • Juror - Volunteers of America/Red River Artists with Disabilities annual calendar project
  • Chair/Curator - West Edge Artists’ Co-op Citywide Gallery Program in NWLA

2007

  • Judge Not solo installation; West Edge Artists’ Co-op Gallery in Shreveport, LA
  • Two-person exhibit @ Shreveport House Concert Series; Fairfield Studios in Shreveport, LA
  • The Artists of West Edge Artists’ Co-op exhibit; contributing artist; East Bank Gallery in Bossier City, LA
  • Renzi Education and Arts Center Art annual fundraiser; contributing artist; Shreveport, LA
  • Montessori School annual fundraiser; contributing artist; Shreveport, LA
  • YWCA Affair with Flair fundraiser and auction; contributing artist; Shreveport, LA
  • Juror - Volunteers of America/Red River Artists with Disabilities annual calendar project
  • Chair/Curator - West Edge Artists’ Co-op Citywide Gallery Program in NWLA
  • Featured speaker - Culture Jam Dining Society Breakfast in Shreveport, LA
  • Featured artist for article on Judge Not installation - Inquisitor magazine
  • Featured artist - The Shreveport Times (A Gannett Company)
  • Art instructor – Christmas Around the World” event - Multicultural Center of the South in Shreveport, LA
2006

  • Venus Envy; juried artist; Baton Rouge Gallery in Baton Rouge, LA
  • Coolspace – premier show; SRAC/Artspace in Shreveport, LA
  • 36.24.36/Recent Works by Debbie Buchanan Engle solo exhibit; The Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) Gender Studies Conference at Centenary College in Shreveport, LA
  • Renzi Education and Arts Center Art annual fundraiser; contributing artist; Shreveport, LA
  • Montessori School annual fundraiser; contributing artist; Shreveport, LA
  • Contributing artist: YWCA Affair with Flair fundraiser and auction, Shreveport, LA
  • Louisiana Division of the Arts/DAF re-grant panelist - Shreveport Regional Arts Council in Shreveport, LA
  • Art instructor - Louisiana State University in Shreveport, LA

2005

  • Art and the Feminine Perspective through the Generations group exhibit; juried artist;
    Bistineau Gallery in Shreveport, LA
  • 36.24.36/Recent Works by Debbie Buchanan Engle solo exhibit; Prima Tazza at WellNecessities in Shreveport, LA
  • See solo exhibit; Barnwell Garden and Art Center in Shreveport, LA
  • Contributing artist: Renzi Education and Arts Center Art annual fundraiser, Shreveport, LA
  • Montessori School annual fundraiser; contributing artist; Shreveport, LA
  • YWCA Affair with Flair fundraiser and auction; contributing artist; Shreveport, LA
  • Underground Art Show; contributing artist; Body Electric Studio in Shreveport, LA
  • Contributing artist; West Edge Artists’ Co-op art auction and fundraiser; Fairfield Studios in Shreveport, LA
  • Art instructor - Louisiana State University in Shreveport, LA
  • Art Instructor - Arts in Education Program sponsored by CPSB/SRAC in Caddo Parish, LA
  • Curator/Chairperson – “Ann Rowell Celebration of Women in the Artsin Shreveport, LA

2004

  • Consume Me solo exhibit; Turner Art Gallery in Shreveport, LA
  • Peter Pan Centennial Celebration; contributing artist; SRAC/Artspace in Shreveport, LA
  • Creator/Presenter - Single Motherhood: How Do We Do It? multi-media presentation at ACS Gender Studies Conference; Furman University, Greenville, SC
  • Art instructor - Louisiana State University in Shreveport, LA
  • Art Instructor - Arts in Education Program sponsored by CPSB/SRAC in Caddo Parish, LA
  • Member - Oversight Committee; Meadows Museum of Art in Shreveport, LA

2003

  • Studies in Media; contributing artist; Meadows Museum of Art in Shreveport, LA
  • Northwest Louisiana Art Gallery online; juried artist and board member
  • Member - Oversight Committee; Meadows Museum of Art in Shreveport, LA
  • Co-coordinator – Victim Awareness” project for juvenile offenders; Volunteers for Youth Justice in Shreveport, LA
  • Designer/project manager - VYJ/CASA playhouse auction project for Red River Revel in Shreveport, LA

Professional Associations
Founder – Works In Progress Louisiana, Shreveport, LA
Former Board Member - Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College of Louisiana
Advisory Board Member – Highland Cultural District, Shreveport, LA
Founding Board Member/Artistic Advisor - Noel Community Arts Program, Shreveport, LA
Founding Board President - West Edge Artists’ Co-op, Shreveport, LA
Former member - Shreveport Art Club, Shreveport, LA
Board member/featured artist - Northwest Louisiana Art Gallery, Shreveport, LA
Member artist - The Free Radicals, Shreveport, LA
Co-founder – Texas Avenue Midnight Special art collective, Shreveport, LA

Education
2004 - B.A., Art & Visual Culture; Centenary College, Shreveport, LA
1988 – 1990 – Education/Art; Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA


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