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3/18/2005  

Holly Wilder takes FIRST PRIZE at Exposure 2005!

Congratulations to beep Gallery photographer HOLLY WILDER for taking first prize in this year's Exposure 2005 No Boundaries exhibit for her mysteriously nostalgic piece: Untitled
To learn more about Holly and her work, read answers to the Beep Questionnaire at the end of this post...


this image was taken with a Holga camera

Holly was one of 7 finalists chosen from over 50 talented photographers who entered this annual event.


SHOW INFORMATION
HELLADA Gallery & Los Angeles Photographers Present the 7th Annual
Exposure 2005
March 12 - 31, 2005
East Village Arts District, Long Beach CA
117 Linden Avenue, Ste G Long Beach, CA 90802 .
Tel./fax: 562.435-5232
EXPOSUREMMV@AOL.com

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Learn a bit more about Holly Wilder:

Where is your favorite place in Los Angeles and why?
Tough one, because I'm always trying to leave. Griffith Observatory on a clear day which doesn't happen too often.

In a few sentences describe your craft.
My craft is a psychological portrait, with nature as my model.

Do you look to the past, present or future for inspiration?
All three.

Tell us a bit about your education and/or experiences which lead you to being an artist
I love visuals that inspire and I love to create...My education was a bit of a travelog...and lead me to places I thought I never would go...sex, drugs, and art!

What are three words you would use to describe how you feel about your own work?
CURRENTLY HAPPILY SATISFIED

What artist are you drooling over right now? Why?
Steve Roden, just look at his website: www.inbetweennoise.com

Who do you consider to be an over-rated Master artist?
David Hockney

When did you know you wanted to be an artist above all else?
I like being a Mom above all else!

What are your thoughts on the current art scene in Los Angeles?
DEAD! IS THERE ONE????

What is your favorite paint color?
Crimson

Give the locals a good tip on where to buy great art supplies
THE ART STORE ON BEVERLY........OR ONLINE

What are 3 of your favorite web sites?
I can't list them publicly

What is the most vain thing you've ever done?
It involves surgery :)

What is your biggest vice?

Coffee with cream.

What is your biggest indulgence?
Toys for my son.

What time of day do you do your best work?
"...midnight is the twight of thought"

Passion...a blessing or a curse?
Passion is both a blessing and a curse, joy and pain.

List your major influences:
film, Disneyland, film, paintings, film, nature, film.