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artist , educator , author

Hollis Sigler, American artist, educator, author. Recipient cash award Southwestern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1987, Childe Hassam purchase award American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1988; grantee Illinois Arts Council, 1986, National Endowment for Arts, 1987.


Sigler, Hollis was born on March 2, 1948 in Gary, Indiana, United States.


Studied in Florence, Italy, 1968-1969; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Moore College Art, 1970; Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Moore College Art, 1994; Master of Fine Arts, School The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1973.


Member of faculty, Columbia College, Chicago, since 1978; instructor painting and drawing, Columbia College, Chicago, since 1984.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Akron (Ohio) Art Museum, 1986, Southwest Craft Center, San Antonio, 1989, National Museum Women Arts, Washington, 1991, 93, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, 1991, 93, Priebe Art Gallery, University Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1992, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, California, 1992, 94, Steven Scott Gallery, Baltimore, 1993, 94, Hartman Center Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1994, Museum Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1994, Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, Illinois, 1994, Lakeview Museum Arts and Science, Peoria, 1994, Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1994, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, 1995, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, 1996, Elvehjem Museum Art, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1997, Palo Alto Cultural Center, California, 1998, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, 1998, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, 1999. Exhibited in group shows Whitney Museum Art, New York City, 1981, Walker Art Museum, Minneapolis, 1982, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1984, Corcoran Gallery Art, Washington, 1985, Chicago Cultural Center, 1992, The Drawing Center, New York City, 1993, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, 1994, Butler Institute American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, 1995, National Museum American Art, Smithsonian, Washington, 1996, Corcoran School of Art and United States Senate, Russell Rotunda Gallery, Washington, 1998. Represented in permanent collections Museum Contemporary Art, Chicago, Indianapolis Museum Art, Seattle Art Museum, Madison Art Center, High Museum Art, Atlanta, National Museum American Art, Smithsonian, National Museum Women in the Arts, Washington, John Daughter of and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Johns Hopkins Hospital Oncology Center, Baltimore.

      Public: Hollis Sigler's Breast Cancer Journal, 1999

    • also others.