HOLLY WILLIAMS

born 1978 Santa Monica, CA

lives and works in Greater Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION:

2010- MFA  Painting, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2002- BFA  Painting, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

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WORK HISTORY

ANIMATION:

-Background Paint and Color Design, VALT THE WONDER DEER, DreamEast Pictures, Hollywood, CA (2018) Color Styling for Characters, Background Paint. Season 3.

-Color Design, DISENCHANTMENT, Rough Draft Studios, Glendale, CA. (2017-2018).  Matt Groening Cartoon for Netflix to air August 2018.  Color Styling for Backgrounds and Props.  Flat color with lighting cues for backgrounds, flat color for props. Season 1.

-Color Supervisor, CLASH-A-RAMA, Rough Draft Studios, Glendale, CA. (2017-2018). Clash of Clans Cartoon: www.clasharama.com Management of department and all assets, Color Styling for backgrounds, props and characters, overseeing Color Stylist, overseeing Photoshop Artist for lighting and effects. Season 2 and Season 3.

-Background Painter and Color Design, ADVENTURE TIME,  Cartoon Network Studios, Burbank, CA. (2015-2017) Background Paint, Color Styling for Effects, characters, and Props. Seasons 7, 8 and 9.

-Color Design, FUTURAMA, Rough Draft Studios, Glendale, CA.  (2011-2012) 

Color Styling for Futurama Season 7.  Color Styling for Backgrounds, Props and Characters

-Production Artist, Three Ring Circus, Los Angeles, CA (2005)

2-d Production Art for Ringling Bros. TV Spot.  2-d painted materials made for use in 3-d environment.

 

TEACHING:

-Teaching Artist, Armory Center For the Arts, Pasadena , CA (2015-2016)

Teaching various Studio Classes; Painting/Drawing, Ceramics for Adults and Children.

 -Teaching Fellow, Armory Center For the Arts, Pasadena, CA (2014)

Recipient of the 2014 Fellowship.  Teaching Various Studio Art Classes and Teaching in Arts Integration programs in Pasadena Unified School District.

-Instructor, Vision 21 Art and Portfolio School, Los Angeles, CA

(2010-2011)  Classes taught: Life Drawing, Fine Art, Portfolio Prep, Concept Art, Illustration.

-Graduate Teaching Assistant, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

(Spring 2008, Fall 2009)  Classes taught: Painting III, Drawing I

-Teaching Assistant, Otis College of Art and Design, Westchester, CA (spring 2001, fall 2002, spring 2003)  Classes taught: Painting II and III, Drawing I and II

 

ART BUSINESS/ CURATORIAL/ ADMIN:

-Archivist, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA (2007)

Duties include Archiving, Writing bios for future publications, updating CVs and maintaining contacts.

-Studio Assistant for Linda Burnham, Glendale, CA ( 2001-2004)

 Fine art painting, general office, installation/ handling/ conservation of artwork

archiving, restoration, and art handling of the Robert Overby Estate

-Independent Art Consulting (2003-present)

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CV

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2014

2014 "Night Terrors and Day Dreams" The Loft at Liz's, Los Angeles, CA

2012

2012 Solo Exhibition “Ghost” Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA

2012 Los Angeles Fine Art Fair, LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

2012 “Made in L.A.” Studio 211, Steamboat Springs, CO

2011

2011 San Francisco Fine Art Fair 2011, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA

 2011 “Domicile Tendencies”, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA

2011 “Cream, From the Top 2011”, Performance Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2010

2010 “MFA Thesis Exhibition” (cat.), San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009

2009 “19th Annual Stillwell MFA Exhibition”, San Francisco State Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008

2008 2 Person Exhibition: “Holly Williams and Justin Gabbard”, Park Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2008 “Martin Wong Scholarship Exhibition” (1st prize recipient; Martin Wong Foundation) Martin Wong Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2008 FADA Los Angeles Art Show (represented by Gallery C), Santa Monica, CA.

2007

2007 “Park Life Anniversary Group Show”, @ Park Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2007 Solo Exhibition, “Holly Williams-Brock: Soft Focus”, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA.

2007 FADA Los Angeles Art Show (represented by Gallery C), Santa Monica, CA.

2007 “Dear Mr. Saltz” Group Show, Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.  Cat.

2006

2006 Fresh StART 2006,  Santa Monica Art Studios, Santa Monica, CA.

2006 Emerging Artists Fair, (Gallery C) Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ.

2006 ArtLA,  (Gallery C) Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA.

2005

2005 “21”, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA

2005 Emerging Artists Fair, Scottsdale Center for the Arts. Scottsdale, AZ (represented by Gallery C)

2005 Fresh StART 2005, Santa Monica Art Studios, Santa Monica, CA

2005 ArtLA , Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA (represented by Gallery C)

2004

2004 Solo Exhibition: “Holly Williams-Brock: New Paintings (from the Eastside)” ,Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

2004 “Sprout”, Timbrespace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003

2003 “Reclaiming”, the former (Wilshire) Otis campus, Los Angeles, CA

2003 Beverly-Union Art Space, Los Angeles, CA

2002

2002 Solo Exhibition “Holly Williams- New Paintings”, Creative Artists Agency, Beverly Hills, CA

2002 BFA Exhibition, Otis College of Art and Design, Westchester, CA

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COLLECTIONS:

Creative Artists Agency, Century City, CA

Various private collections

AWARDS:

2014 Armory Center for the Arts Teaching Fellowship

2008 Martin Wong Scholarship (First Prize)

1998-2002 Otis College of Art and Design Scholarship