Monday, October 31, 2011

Artistic Resume'





Debbie Hollis
Shreveport, LA 71104
318.751.8540
Email: debchrisjoseph@yahoo.com
www.debbiehollis.blogspot.com
 
 
2015
  • Photographer: “Stray Dogs by the Highway” album project; Julieann Banks album project; Shreveport House Concert Series

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 in Shreveport, LA
  • Solo photography exhibit; East Bank Gallery in Bossier City, LA
  • The Philadelphia Center 24th Annual Auction Against AIDS; contributing artist and curator; Horseshoe Riverdome in Bossier City, LA
  • Juror – Shreveport Art Club/Summer Exhibit;
    Magale Library at Centenary College in 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 @ 827 Margaret Place 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 (ongoing)
  • 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
  • West Edge Artists’ Co-op art auction and fundraiser; contributing artist;
    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 in 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

Collectors available upon request

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