Holly Papa

5043 S Bitter Creek Ave

Meridian, ID 83642

www.hollypapa.com

208-921-9301

Instagram: @hollypapaart

Education

2019     BFA, Illustration                               Boise State University                    Boise, Idaho

2000     B.S. Business Management          Brigham Young University             Provo, Utah

Grants/Awards 

2020 Alexa Rose Grant Recipient Boise, Idaho
2020 Creative Routes Design Scholarship, Boise State University Boise, Idaho
2007 1st Place Team Leader, Quincy Community Chalk Art Contest Quincy, Washington
2008 1st Place Team Leader, Quincy Community Chalk Art Contest Quincy, Washington

Exhibitions

2019   Solo Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho

2019   Spring 2019 BFA Exhibition Visual Arts Center, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho

2019   Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho (Juror Pauli Ochi, of Ochi Galleries, Ketchum, Idaho)

2019   Boise State University Garage Art, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho

2018   Solo Exhibition Uncovered, St. Alphonsus McCleary Auditorium, Boise, Idaho

[Exhibition Catalog]

2017   Small Works, Big World College of Western Idaho, Nampa, Idaho (Juror Karen Bubb)                 [Exhibition Catalog]

2013   Group Exhibition Untitled Initial Point Gallery, City of Meridian, Meridian, Idaho

Commissions

2020    Little Grey Debbie Wyler, Meridian, Idaho

2018    Jane Grassley Idaho Breastfeeding Coalition, Boise, Idaho

2018    Logo Design, My Learning Farm Preschool, Meridian, Idaho

Collections

2017 Bated Breath Permanent Collection, College of Western Idaho, Nampa, Idaho

Publications as Author/Illustrator

Papa, Holly, “Drops of Love Coloring Pages & Affirmations,” Boise, Idaho 2019

Papa, Holly, “The Adventures of Ruffle Duck,” Boise, Idaho 2019.

Gladfelter, Allan, et al, “Pug: Collection of Illustrations,” Boise, Idaho 2018. Page 24.

Papa, Holly, “Human Trafficking in Idaho,” Meridian, Idaho 2017.

Media

2020    Alexa Rose Foundation: 2020 Award Recipients, announced June 15, 2020.

            Student artwork chosen to redesign bike lane icons on campus, Boise State News, July 21,           2020.

            Student artwork chosen to redesign bike lane icons on campus, Boise State News, July 17,           2020.

            Student artwork chosen to redesign bike lane icons on campus, Boise State News, January 14,     2020.

2019    Artist Profile: Holly Papa, The Arbiter, Boise, Idaho, April 17, 2019, video interview.

            Garage Art Featured Artist On the Dock by Holly Papa, 4th floor Lincoln Garage.

2017    Small Works, Big World Exhibition Catalog

 

Experience

2021

Juror for the Alexa Rose Foundation Grant Applicants

2021

Guest Illustrator via Zoom recording for Carmen Gordan, Meridian, Idaho.

2009-2020

Art Smart Instructor, Mary McPherson Elementary, Meridian, Idaho.

2018                Workshop, Introduction to Acrylics, Personal Studio, Meridian, Idaho, April 2018.