COVER | Holly Van Hart
Forest Reverie (48" x 36" oil painting on canvas). Holly Van Hart is an internationally exhibited artist known for her abstracted nature paintings. She lives in Silicon Valley and maintains studios in Silicon Valley and New York. Van Hart's work explores her fascination with the idea of the limitless opportunities in life. Images of abstracted forests, fields, and flowers are used to symbolize abundance and the generation of new life and new ideas. Van Hart has had solo exhibitions at the Triton Museum of Art, UC San Francisco, and Stanford University. Her work is shown in galleries across the United States and has won awards such as the grand prize at the California Statewide Painting Competition and Best of Houzz. Her paintings have been featured in Professional Artist Magazine, Huffington Post, Silicon Valley Talk Art TV and more. Van Hart donates her time to local and global art and nature organizations. She wrote a book, Nature's Inspirations, which is available at HollyVanHart.com/inspirations (free download) and on Amazon. For information about upcoming shows in the Bay Area, Beverly Hills, and Taipei, visit www.HollyVanHart.com, or follow her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HollyVanHart.Artist.
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