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Bio

Holly Ballard Martz is a Seattle based multidisciplinary artist with work spanning painting, sculpture,and installation. Her work takes a discerning view of social, political, and cultural issues, including mental illness, gun violence, and reproductive rights. She has exhibited nationally and her work is held in many public and private collections, including the permanent collection of the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. She is the recipient of a 2015 GAP Award from Artist Trust in support of her installation seeking asylum.

Education

2006    
Edge Professional Development Program, Artist Trust, Seattle WA

1988
BFAPrintmaking, University of Washington, Seattle WA
BA   Business Administration, University of Washington, Seattle WA
(Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)