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Education 2020 Belmont University, Nashville, TN BFA (expected May), Studio Art: Sculpture 2018 Belmont Abroad: Ireland, Scotland, and England (2018)

Professional Experience 2019 - Present
Volunteer at MakeNashville - Nashville, TN - Supervise ceramic studio & teach community classes
2019 - 2020 President, Kappa Pi: Eta Phi International Art Honor Society - Belmont University Nashville, TN - Organized agendas, meetings, community service projects, and annual student art exhibition, awards, and jurors
2018 - 2019 Gallery Assistant, Elephant Gallery / Front of House - Nashville, TN - Installing exhibitions, assisted curatorial selections, managed tours of in house artist studio space and gallery
2017 - 2019 Meaders Gallery Director, Belmont University - Nashville, TN - Curatorial selection and installation of student-run exhibitions 2017 Leu Gallery Installation, Belmont University - Nashville, TN
2016 - 2017 Gallery Assistant, Brikolaj Gallery - Nashville, TN - Managed install and assisted curatorial selection for Downtown Art Crawl

Solo Exhibitions 2017 Pieces - Brikolaj Gallery, Nashville, TN Selected Exhibitions 2020

BFA Thesis Exhibition - Gallery 121, Nashville, TN (postponed because of Covid-19)
There & Now - Meaders Gallery, Nashville, TN 24th
Annual Student Art Exhibition - Gallery 121, Nashville, TN
Intimate Trauma - Meaders Gallery, Nashville, TN 24th Annual Student Art Exhibition - Gallery 121, Nashville, TN
Kappa Pi Summer Show - Meaders Gallery, Nashville, TN 2018 23rd
Annual Student Art Exhibition - Gallery 121, Nashville, TN Kappa Pi Summer Show - Gallery 121, Nashville, TN
Dreamscapes Release Show - Installation, Helping Music Evolve HOME, Nashville, TN
Force of Nature - Wedgewood Houston Art Crawl, Nashville, TN
Discovery Fest - Ooko Studios, Nashville, TN Persona - Benefit of TIRRC - Tournament Studios, Nashville, TN
BobFest - Installation - Adams, TN
Artists as Artists - BW Gallery, Nashville, TN

Selected Conferences 2020 Belmont University Research Symposium - When the Broom Becomes a Chainsaw (cancelled due to Covid-19)
2016 FUSE: A Talk on Sculpture - Mount Vernon School, Atlanta, GA

Honors, Awards, & Certifications
2020 3D Studio Arts Award - 25th Annual Student Art Exhibition
2019 Scuba Diving Certification / License 2018 Rising Junior in Arts Award - Belmont University Best in Show - 22nd Annual Student Art Exhibition - Belmont University
Photography/New Media Award - 22nd Annual Student Art Exhibition - Belmont University
3D Studio Arts Award - 22nd Annual Student Art Exhibition - Belmont University
Originally from Atlanta, GA, Hollis is a multimedia artist currently based out of Nashville, TN. With an expected graduation of May 2020 from Belmont University, Hollis has served as the President of Kappa Pi: Eta Phi Art Honor Society and previously as the Gallery Director of the student-run Meaders Gallery. They have actively exhibited their artwork in multiple exhibitions throughout the South and Southeast. Their work focuses primarily on material displacement through a consumerist world, creating new life out of the forgotten as a practice in reciprocity.