Pastel on arichival paper, mounted, 30 x 30"
Originally from Laurel, MS, abstract expressionist Holmes lives in Mandeville, LA. Formerly a C.P.A., she has attained “Master Signature Status”, Pastel Soc. of America. Holmes, an IAPS Master Circle pastel artist, has participated in juried exhibits around the globe including The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH; Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS; Festival Int. du Pastel, Limoges, France; Pastel Soc. of America in New York; Int. Assoc. of Pastel Soc. Masters, Albuquerque, NM; WPSE; and Vose Gallery, Boston, MA & Salmagundi Club, NYC.
Celebrating 20 years painting, Louisiana artist, poet & juror, Holmes has been featured in Fine Art Connoisseur, The Pastel Journal, American Art Collector, and Art Journey-Abstract Painting book among many other publications. Known for her water lilies, large scale oil and mixed media works, this award winning abstract painter has exhibited in close to 15 SOLO Shows.
She teaches Abstract Impressionist and Expressionist classes as well as pastel in NYC at National Arts Club for Pastel Society of America, April 2019; IAPS Convention in Albuquerque, NM in June 2019 and has taught plein air painting in France.