Artist Kelly Holtman

Kelly L. Holtman, a Utah native, began painting with watercolor in 1997.  She paints with watercolor, acrylic and oil and her subjects vary greatly.  Most recently she has focused on non-representational art.  She served as President of the Utah Watercolor Society of Utah from 2004 – 2005 and was a Board Member of the society for eight years.  Holtman is a Two Star Member of the Utah Watercolor Society. 

Juried & Group Exhibitions

Feb – March 2011           
“Peppermint Carnival”
“Lizard #7”
Eccles Community Art Center
2011 UWS Two-Star/Signature Member Exhibition
Ogden, Utah

October 2010                    
“The Witches Spell”
Patrick Moore Gallery
Utah Watercolor Society Fall Member Exhibit
Salt Lake City, Utah

July 2010                             
“Cosmic Kinesiology
Eccles Community Art Center
36th Annual Statewide Competition
Ogden, Utah

August 2005                      
“Stand Tall”
Evergreen Framing
Utah Watercolor Society Fall Show
Salt Lake City, Utah

June 2005                           
“Prickly Blossom”
“Succulent Foreigner”
“Desert Survivor”
Datura Gallery
Ivins, Utah

May 2005                            
“Shadows of Fate”
Eccles Community Art Center
Utah Watercolor Society Open Spring Show
Ogden, Utah

March 2005                        
16th Annual Celebration of Art & Soup
Community Nursing Services
Sheraton City Centre
Salt Lake City, Utah

February 2005                  
Utah Artists Hands
Watercolor – Floral Show
Salt Lake City, Utah

November 2004               
Utah Watercolor Society “One Foot Show”
Magpie’s Nest
Salt Lake City, Utah

September 2004              
“Defy My Fate”
Kimball Art Gallery
Utah Watercolor Society Fall Show
Park City, Utah

August – Sept 2004        
Featured Artist
Local Colors Gallery
Trolley Square
Salt Lake City, Utah

June 2004                           
Irwin Union Bank
Group Exhibition
Under the Direction of the Forum Gallery
Salt Lake City, Utah

June – August 2004        
Utah Artists Hands
Six Person Watercolor Exhibit
Salt Lake City, Utah

March 2004                        
“Jamaican Influence”
Glendinning Gallery
Salt Lake City, Utah

March 2004                        
“Pirate’s Plunder”
Western Colorado Watercolor Society
Western Colorado Center for the Arts
Grand Junction, CO

October 2003                    
“Blaze in the Garden”
Utah Watercolor Society Fall Show
Local Colors Gallery
Salt Lake City, Utah

April 2003                           
15th Annual Celebration of Art & Soup
Community Nursing Services
Sheraton City Centre
Salt Lake City, Utah

February 2003                  
“In Her Glory”
Utah Watercolor Society “One Foot Show”
Glendinning Gallery
Salt Lake City, Utah

October 2002                    
“Jungle Masquerade”      * Juror’s Award
Utah Watercolor Society Fall Show
Local Colors Gallery
Salt Lake City, Utah

May 2002                            
“Mummy”
Utah Watercolor Society Open Spring Show
Prestige Art Gallery
Salt Lake City, Utah

April 2002                           
“Island Gem”
Utah Watercolor Society Fall Show
Glendinning Gallery, Utah Arts Council
Salt Lake City, Utah

April 2002                           
14th Annual Celebration of Art & Soup
Community Nursing Services
Sheraton City Centre
Salt Lake City, Utah

November 2001            
“Perylene Memory”
Utah Watercolor Society Two Star Show
Eccles Center
Ogden, Utah

September 2001              
“Garden Heiress”
Northern Plains Watercolor Society
Prairie Edge Fine Art Gallery
Rapid City, South Dakota

August 2001                      
“October Bloom”      * Ribbon
Utah State Fair
Amateur Division

April 2001                           
13th Annual Celebration of Art & Soup
Community Nursing Services
Sheraton City Centre
Salt Lake City, Utah

October 2000                    
“Beyond the Harbor”
Utah Watercolor Society Fall Show
Tivoli Gallery
Salt Lake City, Utah

October 2000                    
“Quiet Compliance”       * Award of Excellence / Purchase Award
“Ruby and Garnet”
“Maroon Safari”
2000 President’s Art Show
Salt Lake Community College
Salt Lake City, Utah

September 2000              
“The Writer”
Utah State Fair
Amateur Division

May 2000                            
“Esmeralda”
Utah Watercolor Society Open Spring Show
Alpine Art Center
Apline, Utah

December 1999                               
“Hogle Safari”      * Award of Merit
“Ruby and Garnet”
Utah Watercolor Society Winter Show
Rocky Mountain Grill Restaurant
Salt Lake City, Utah

October 1999                    
“Summer Pride”
“Island Sapphire”
1999 President’s Art Show
Salt Lake Community College
Salt Lake City, Utah

September 1999              
“Tribal Colors”      * Traveling Exhibit
Utah Arts Council
(September, 1999 – September, 2000)

August 1999                      
“Quiet Compliance”     * Ribbon
Utah State Fair
Amateur Division

June 1999                           
“Tribal Colors”
“Jungle Floor”
Utah Watercolor Society Open Spring Show
SOHO Gallery, SLC UT

November 1998               
“Quiet Compliance”
Utah Watercolor Society Winter Show
Red Butte Garden & Arboretum
Salt Lake City, Utah

November 1998               
“Topaz & Tourmaline”
La Petite VI
Alder Gallery
Eugene, Oregon

September 1998              
“Jungle Floor”  * Award of Merit
“East”
1998 President’s Art Show
Salt Lake Community College
Salt Lake City, Utah

August 1998                      
“Island Sapphire”
“Park City Impressions”
Utah Watercolor Society Fall Show
Kimball Art Center
Park City, Utah

 

Miniature Exhibitions

June 1999                           
Parklane Gallery
Kirkland, Washington

May 1999                            
Seaside Art Gallery
Nags Head, North Carolina

May 1999                            
The Brush & Palette Club
Grand Junction, Colorado

February 1999                  
Casper Artists Guild
Casper, Wyoming

January 1999                     
Sulpher Springs Valley
Sulpher Springs, Arizona

 

Awards

October 2002           “Jungle Masquerade”      * Juror’s Award
Utah Watercolor Society Fall Show
Local Colors Gallery, SLC UT

August 2001             “October Bloom”      * Ribbon
Utah State Fair
Amateur Division

October 2000           “Quiet Compliance”       * Award of Excellence / Purchase Award
“Ruby and Garnet”
“Maroon Safari”
2000 President’s Art Show
Salt Lake Community College, SLC UT

December 1999       “Hogle Safari”      * Award of Merit
“Ruby and Garnet”
Utah Watercolor Society Winter Show
Rocky Mountain Grill Restaurant, SLC UT

September 1999      “Tribal Colors”      * Traveling Exhibit
Utah Arts Council
(September, 1999 – September, 2000)

August 1999              “Quiet Compliance”     * Ribbon
Utah State Fair
Amateur Division