Hollis Hammonds is a Kentucky born artist who has been living and working in Austin, Texas since 2007. Her work crosses media from drawing to sculptural installation and has been exhibited throughout the U.S. including solo exhibitions at Redux Contemporary Art Center in Charleston, SC; the Dishman Art Museum in Beaumont, TX; the Reed Gallery at the University of Cincinnati in OH; the Museum of Art at Southern Mississippi University in Hattiesburg, MS; the Hiestand Galleries at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio; Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX; and at Women and Their Work gallery in Austin, TX. She was an artist in residence at McColl Center for Art and Innovation and UNC Charlotte in spring 2016.
She is the author of Drawing Structure: Conceptual and Observational Techniques, and has had her creative work published in New American Paintings, Manifest’s International Drawing Annual, Uppercase Magazine and 60 Americans.
Hammonds has a BFA from Northern Kentucky University and an MFA from the University of Cincinnati. She is an Associate Professor of Art and Chair of the Department of Visual Studies at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX.