Artist Bio / CV
KRISTIN HOLDER was born in Los Angeles in 1973. She received an MFA in Painting from American University in 1999 and a BFA in Painting with a Minor in Chemistry from the University of Washington in 1996.
Holder has exhibited nationally and internationally, installing wall drawings for exhibitions at the Katzen Museum in Washington, DC, The Park School in Baltimore, and the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome.
She is the recipient of The Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant (1999), the Independent Fellowship Award from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts (2001), The Abbey Scholarship in Painting at the British Academy at Rome (2002), Second Place in The Trawick Prize (2006), and others.
Holder's work is included in the collections of the Hammer Museum at UCLA, the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, The Birmingham Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome, Hobart and William-Smith Colleges, and is included in several private collections.