Hollis Chatelain, figurative fine art textiles
Hollis Chatelain is an internationally recognized and award-winning fine artist specialized in textile art.
Through works that address challenging social, environmental, and political themes, Hollis reflects 12 years of experience living in West Africa and working with humanitarian organizations.
Using a distinctive style characterized by a dream-like use of color and imagery, her dye-painted scenes of multi-cultural life have been described as “easy to gaze at, but hard to forget.” Frequently referred to as “a rebel with a cause” Hollis uses art to convey the untold stories of women, children, families, and the earth.
With an educational background in design and photography, and over 35 years experience as a professional artist, Hollis’ work can be found in public and private collections throughout the world.
In addition to creating her art, Hollis speaks and holds workshops in the United States and abroad, instructing students in subjects including color, drawing, design, dye-painting, and quilting.
July 22, 2015