LONNIE HOLLEY

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RESUME

Born 1950 in Birmingham, AL
Lives and works in Birmingham, AL

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010
Assemblages and Drawings, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Recent Works, Monty Stabler Gallery, Birmingham, AL
2004
Lonnie Holley: A Twenty-Five Year Survey, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Do We Think Too Much? I Don't Think We Can Ever Stop, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
2003
Lonnie Holley: Perspectives 8, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
1994
Sculpture, Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
1991
Cultural Recycling: The Work of Lonnie Holley, Gasperi Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1986
Birmingham Public Library, Birmingham, AL
1984
Little House Galleries, Birmingham, AL
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014
The Body Metonymic, curated by Dick Goody, at Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI
2013
Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY
2012
Pitch, Lonnie Holley, Fabienne Lasserre, Halsey Rodman, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Also On View: Lonnie Holley / Drawings and Sculpture, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2006
Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend Quilts and Beyond, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX
2005
Coming Home: Self-Taught Artists, the Bible and the American South, American Bible Museum, New York, NY
The Whole World is Rotten: Free Radicals and the Gold Coast Slave Castles of Paa Joe, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Dopes, Dupes and Demagogues: Viewed by Outsiders, Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
Gathering, The Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA
Coming Home, Self-Taught Artists, the Bible, and the American South, Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
2003
Recycled/Remade: Contemporary Folk Art From the Collection of the Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
2002
Testimony: Vernacular Art of the African-American South - Selections from the Collection of Ronald and June Shelp, AXA Gallery, New York, NY
Street Savvy, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, NY
Testimony: Vernacular Art of the African-American South, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
2001
Singular Visions, University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville, VA
WET!, Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
2000
Four Outsider Artists: Holley, Mr. Imagination, Norbert Kox, Charlie Lucas Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Ogun Meets Vulcan: Birmingham's African American Men of Metal, Ruth Hall Hodges Art Gallery, Morris Brown University, Atlanta, GA
1999
Uncommon Bonds: Expressing African-American Identity, University of Deleware, Newark, DE
1998
Winter Group, Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA (traveling exhibition)
1997
Material Dialogues - Contemporary Arts: The New Jersey Context, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Bearing Witness: African-American Vernacular Art of the South, Schomburg Center, New York, NY
Drawing on the Spirit of 9: Drawings and Paintings on Paper by Contemporary African-American Self-Taught Artists, Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Obsession With Line, Archer Locke Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Bill Traylor and Thornton Dial, Minnie Evans, Lonnie Holley, Louis Monza, Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
Tragic Wake: The Legacy of Slavery and the African Diaspora in Contemporary American Art, Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC
Let It Shine: Self-Taught Art from the T. Marshall Hahn Collection, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Souls Grown Deep, Emory University, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Atlanta, GA
1995
Civil Rights Now, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
Contemporary Folk Art: A View from the Outside, Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Dust Tracks on a Road: Four Southern Artists, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
1994
Outsider Art by Southern Folks, Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ
1993
ASHE: Improvisation and Recycling in African-American Visionary Art, Diggs Gallery at Winston Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC
Figurines Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
Passionate Visions of the American South: Self-Taught Artists from 1940 to the Present, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA (traveling exhibition)
Collector's Show Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
Dream Singers, Storytellers: An African-American Presence, Fukui Fine Arts Museum, Fukui, Japan and Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ (traveling exhibition)
Not by Luck: Self-Taught Artists in the American South, Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ
Whose Broad Stripes and Bright Stars: Death, Reverence and the Struggle for Equality in America, Betty Rymer Gallery at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1992
Give Me a Louder Word Up: African American Art, Metropolitan State College Center for the Visual Arts, Denver, CO
Montgomery Biennial, Montgomery Museum of Art, Montgomery, AL
1991
The Legacy of Africa in the New World, Waterloo Museum of Art, Waterloo, IA
1990
The Next Generation: The Southern Black Aesthetic, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
Another Face of the Diamond: Pathways Through the Black Atlantic South, INTAR Latin American Gallery, New York, NY
Souther Outsider Art II, American Primitive, New York, NY
1989
The Figure Redefined, Primitivo, San Francisco, CA
Art from the African Diaspora, Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
Outside the Mainstream: Folk Art in Our Time, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
1987
Voices in the Wilderness, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
The Bloodline, Howard University, Washington, DC
1981
More Than Land and Sky: Art from Appalacia, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (traveling exhibition)
COLLECTIONS
Smithsonian American Museum of Art, Washington, DC
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Milwaukee Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
American Folk Art Museum, New York, NY
PROJECTS
2004
Guest Artist, Miami University, Oxford, OH
2003
Perspectives 8, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
2001
Space One Eleven Residency, Birmingham, AL
1996
Commission, Olympic Games, Atlanta, GA
AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2006
Joan Mitchell Fellowship
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