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artist

Martha Averett Holt, American artist. Pennsylvania Council Arts grant, 1980, 1985.

Background

Holt, Martha Averett was born on April 15, 1945 in Chatham, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of William J. and Betty Snead (Averett) Holt.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Miami, Florida, 1967. Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy Art, Michigan, 1971.

Career

Teacher Cornish School Allied Arts, Seattle, 1971—1974. Gallery director Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania, 1976—1983. Freelance artist, since 1983.

Member visual advisory panel Pennsylvania Council on Arts, 1979—1981. Member acquisitions committee Erie Art Museum, 1982—1987. Board directors Clay Space, Erie, 1984—1987.

Visiting artist Penland Sch, North Carolina, 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina, 1985, Lill St. Gallery, Chicago, 1986, Clay Place Gallery, Pittsburgh, 1987.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fly fishing.

Connections

father:
William J. Holt

mother:
Betty Snead (Averett) Holt