Holly Van Hart
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About Holly Van Hart
Holly Van Hart is an internationally exhibited artist known for her abstracted nature paintings.

Van Hart’s work explores her fascination with the limitless opportunities we have in our lives. Images of abstracted forests, trees, fields, and flowers are used to symbolize abundance and the generation of new life and new ideas.

Her paintings have won Grand Prize at the California Statewide Painting Competition and Best of Houzz. Van Hart has had solo exhibitions at the Triton Museum of Art, University of California San Francisco, and Stanford University.

Her work is represented by fine art galleries across the United States. Her paintings are in the collections of CxOs and other top executives of LinkedIn, Oracle, PwC, Roche, Adobe Systems, Hewlett Packard, Cisco, Google, Airware, Xilinx, Texas Instruments,
Silver Lake, TCV, Stanford University and more.

The Huffington Post, ABC News, Professional Artist Magazine, The Monthly, San Jose Mercury News, Examiner, Silicon Valley ‘Talk Art’ TV, and Houzz have all featured Van Hart's work.
Education
Stanford University, Master of Science in Operations Research
Rutgers University, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, California
Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California
Events

SELECTED PRESS:
Van Hart, Holly. “Conveying Our Deepest Emotions” Artists on Art Magazine October 2018
Van Hart, Holly. “How My Non-Political Art Has Become Political”, Manhattan Arts International May 2018
Art Revolution Taipei, Catalog: TICAA, p. 164-165, 2018
Jones, Andreas. “Forest Reverie” The Monthly March 2018, Cover
“Silicon Valley Artist Holly Van Hart Exhibits Nationally and in Taiwan This Spring” ABC News February 2018
Laucher, Genevieve. “Holly Van Hart: Art with Heart” Saratoga Spotlight February 2018, Cover and p. 4
Sarwari, Khalida. “Holly Van Hart Exhibit; Beverly Hills, Taiwan next on local artist's exhibit list”
The Mercury News December 2017, p.22
Grogran Luttrull, Elaine. “Strategic Planning” Professional Artist Magazine November 2017, p. 14-18
DiGriz, Daniel. “The Artist as Stakeholder” Thriving Artist Podcast October 2016
Horejs, Jason. “Interview with Holly Van Hart” Red Dot Blog October 2016
Amidon, Shannon. “Interview of Holly Van Hart” San Jose Creatives August 2016
Carillo, Amado. “Holly Van Hart: Flush with Possibilities” NorCalExpo Podcast April 2016
Durham, Heather. “Interview with Holly Van Hart” Silicon Valley TV October 2015
Burkey, Shannon. “Studio Audience” The Mercury News May 2015, Cover and p. 14
Hooey, Bill. “A chat with Holly Van Hart” KTYM Radio in Los Angeles May 2015
Ewart, Nancy. “Holly Van Hart at Triton Museum” Examiner December 2014
Seed, John. “Holly Van Hart: Possibilities Abound” Huffington Post November 2014
McKenzie, Melissa. “Possibilities Abound for Artist Holly Van Hart” Santa Clara Weekly October 2014
Rayn, Sally. “Interview with Holly Van Hart” Silicon Valley Talk Art TV February 2014
Sarwari, Khalida. “Saratoga Artist Takes 1st Place” The Mercury News January 2014
DeWitt, Cheng and Metcalf, Preston. “Holly Van Hart: Possibilities Abound”
Triton Museum of Art Exhibition Catalog 2014


SELECTED AWARDS:
2017 Clark Hulings Fund Fellowship for Visual Artists
2017 Best of Houzz Award
2016 Best of Houzz Award
2013 Grand Prize, California Painting Competition, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California
Juror: Preston Metcalf, Chief Curator, Triton Museum of Art
2009 Award of Merit, California Fine Art Competition & Exhibition, Sacramento, California
Juror: Jack Ogden, Professor Emeritus, California State University, Sacramento
2009 Award of Excellence, Art Show, Mountain View, California
Juror: Dale Laitinen, Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society
2008 Finalist, University Art Competition, San Jose, California
Juror: George Rivera, Executive Director, Triton Museum of Art


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Guest Host Interviewer, Silicon Valley Talk Art TV
Juror for the annual competition of the Fine Arts League of Cupertino
Art Lecture Committee Member, New Museum, Los Gatos, California
Art Program Advisor, Saratoga Education Foundation, Saratoga, California
STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, Music) Committee Member, Saratoga Union School District
‘Creativity in Visual Arts and Music’, Artist Talk with Violinist Julian Brown,
Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California
Exhibitions
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2019 Embracing It All, Gallery South, Saratoga, CA
2018 Paradise Found, X-Power Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
The Genius in All of Us, Desta Gallery, San Anselmo, California
2017 Alive with Possibilities, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2015 Serenity, University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
2014 Possibilities Abound, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 The Studio Shop, Burlingame, CA
Mirada Fine Art Gallery, Denver, CO
Bluestone Fine Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Slate Contemporary, Oakland, CA
2018 A.R.T. Fair, Taipei, Taiwan
Dean Day Gallery, Houston, TX
2017 Detritus, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Slate Contemporary at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, CA
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery, Lafayette, California
Bluestone Fine Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2016 Artista Gallery, New York, NY
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery, Lafayette, CA
Burning Ice, Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, CA
2015 Slate Contemporary at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, CA
Bluestone Fine Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
JCO’s Gallery, Los Gatos, CA
Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2014 Sandra Lee Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2013 Statewide Painting Exhibition, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA