Metals Visiting Artist: Holland Houdek
RIT's metals and jewelry design program is hosting metals artist Holland Houdek for an artist talk at noon Thursday, Sept. 28. It will take place in the metals and jewelry design studio (Booth Hall, room 3632).
About Holland Houdek
Medical implants, the body, and embodied experience are the focuses of Holland's creative work, which has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Arts and Design (MAD) in New York, the Fuller Craft Museum, and many other museums and galleries throughout the world. She has been published in Metalsmith Magazine, American Craft, two Lark Books’ 500 Series, On Body and Soul: Contemporary Armor to Amulets, SNAG’s A Body Adorned, Contemporary Jewelry in China, CAST, and elsewhere.
She has exhibited across the U.S. and internationally in Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, and Taiwan.
Holland, the recipient of many best in show and other competitive awards, works closely with the medical industry, forming professional partnerships with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, MedWish International, Cleveland Clinic, and others. She holds an MFA from Syracuse University, BFA from University of Wisconsin-Stout, and is currently an assistant professor and art gallery director at Nazareth College in Rochester, N.Y.
When and Where
Open to the Public