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MFA, Printmaking    The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

BFA, magna cum laude    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor




Teaching Experience 


2000 - present        Syracuse University, Associate Professor, Printmaking

1995 - present        The School of the Art Institute of Chicago - Oxbow, Saugatuck MI

1999 - 2000            The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

2000                       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

1996 - 2000            Columbia College, Chicago IL

1998                       University of Illinois,  Chicago, IL

1995 - 1998            Evanston Art Center,  Evanston IL                    

1994 - 1999            Chicago Printmakers’ Collaborative, Chicago Il



Selected Solo Exhibitions


2016       On Longing, SUF Galleria, Florence, Italy Underworld, Via Pier Capponi, Florence, Italy

               Underworld, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
               On Longing, Draughtsman’s, Santa Barbara, CA
               Holly Greenberg: selected printworks, Pop-Up Show, Los Angeles & Philadelphia

2013       Holly Greenberg: Urban Reverb, SUNY Brockport, NY

               On Longing, Walnut Ink Gallery, Michigan City, IN

2012       On Longing, Gallery Lokaal WV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2011        Lost in Translation & Urban Reverb, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

2010        Rated G  Buckham Gallery, Detroit

2005        Play Off  Rochester Contemporary, Rochester

2004        The Ephemeral City  Western Exhibitions, Chicago

                Cathartic Exercises: Carving the Digital Moment Open Studios Gallery, Toronto 

2001        The Sweet Science of Bruising Lyonswier Packer Gallery, New York (catalog)

                The Sweet Science of Bruising Leo Burnett Gallery, Chicago

                The Sweet Science of Bruising Lyonswier Packer Gallery, Chicago (catalog)

1998        Bodybuilders and Beauty Queens, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago (catalog)

1998        The Loves of the Plants  East End Gallery, Provincetown MA

1997        Queens and Flowers,  Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago 

1996        Holly Greenberg:  Printed Objects,  InsideART Gallery, Chicago 

                Bending Gender,  Kala Institute Gallery, San Francisco 

1995        Chainsaws & Blenders: Observations on Gender, CPC Print Gallery, Chicago         

                Holly Greenberg:  New Works, Lyons Wier + Ginsberg Gallery, Chicago 

                Holly Greenberg:  Prints and Paintings, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia 

1994        Holly Greenberg: Prints, Inside Art Gallery,  Chicago 

1992        Things Forgotten, 29 Newbury Street, Boston 


Selected Group Exhibitions


2016        Cuts, Chicago Printmakers’ Collaborative, Chicago
                Fourth Annual Monotype Invitational, Attleboro Art Museum, MA

                Carving Through Borders, SUNY Geneseo (curated)

2015        Return of the Exquiste Corpse, Printworks Gallery, Chicago
                Mining the Museum, McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, Knoxville, TN

                A Long, Long History Cut Short, Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY
                Steamroller Prints, Lubeznik Center, Michigan City, IN
                Carving Through Borders, Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY (curated)

2014        Rolled, Stoned and Pressed - 25 Years of Chicago Printmakers’ Collaborative, Expo 72, Chicago

                Carving Through Borders, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY (curated)

                Steamroller Prints, Walnut Ink Gallery, Michigan City, IN

                Carving Through Borders, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco (curated)

2012        Lake Effect Editions, Palitz Gallery, New York, NY

2011        OxBow Winter Benefit, Chicago

2010        20/20 CPC Gallery, Chicago

                n og ryl, Walnut Ink Gallery, Michigan City, IN

                Prints Graphicas Contemporary, Nantucket, MA

2009        Rochester Print Club, Rochester, NY

2007        Ice Out, Spark Contemporary, Syracuse, NY

                Stone Canoe, Delavan Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY

                The Exquisite Snake, Block Museum, Evanston, IL

2006        The Pop Show 2006, The Kaufmann Arcade, New York, NY

                Syracuse Poster Project, City of Syracuse, NY

                Calendar Months and Other Printed Matter,  University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME 

2005        Currents: 25 Years of Collecting Modern & Contemporary Prints  Block Museum, Evanston  IL

                On the Mark:  Chicago Printmakers Collaborative 1989-2004  Chicago Cultural Center                        

                Boston Printmakers Biennial  808 Gallery, Boston

                79th Annual International Printmakers  Print Center, Philadelphia

                Anthropology in Print  The Gallery at University of Texas, Arlington

2004        Group Show  The Ink Shop, Ithaca, NY

                Exquisite Snake  Gallery 37, Chicago

                Postcards from the Edge Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York, NY

                Controlled Chaos Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY

2003        Prints USA 2003 Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

                Imaging city:  2003 Prints Gallery R, Rochester, NY

                The Power of the Press WCNY STudios, Syracuse, NY

                Affordable Art Fair Chelsea Pier, courtesy Lyons Wier Gallery, New York

                Postcards from the Edge Galerie Lelong, New York
                Exquisite Snake Printworks Gallery, Chicago

                Girls with Guns Kellie Rae Theiss Gallery, Minneapolis & Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

                ArtNY Courtesy Lyons Wier Gallery, Javitz Center, New York

                Group Show, Stadsgehoorzaal Gallery, Kampen, The Netherlands

                77th Annual Internation Print Exhibition Philadelphia Print Center and

                Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences (catalog)

                The Collection of Arthur Frederick, Holland Area Arts Council, Michigan

2002        Postcards from the Edge Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York

                ARTChicago, Navy Pier courtesy Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago 

                Everson Biennial The Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY 

                Grafiekgarage Kamper kunstkabinet,  Kampen, The Netherlands

                To Kiss the Spirits - an artists’ homage to hollis sigler Artemisia Gallery, Chicago 

2001        Digital - Printmaking Now The Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York (catalog)

                Postcards from the Edge Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York

                Something Old, Something New Lyonswier Packer Gallery, New York

2000        Autour de Frans Masereel La Ville du Locle, La Locle, Switzerland

                Self Portraits 2000 Printworks Gallery, Chicago 

                A Decade of Printmaking Belloc Lowndes Fine Art, Chicago 

                Group Show Aumonerie St. Jacques, Gordes France

                Group Show Chapelle des Penitents Blanc, Gordes France

                Group Show Espace des arts, Gordes France

                Exquisite Corpse Printworks Gallery, Chicago  (catalog)

                Anti-Auto Show Detroit Contemporary Gallery, Detroit 

                Remarkable Women of the Millenium, Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee

                Artists of the New Millenium LyonsWier-Packer Gallery, Chicago

1999       Sensual Mechanics: a Visual Diary, Watermark Gallery, Chicago 

                SOFA New York Exhibition, courtesy Lyons Wier Gallery, New York

                SOFA Chicago Exhibition, courtesy Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago IL

                Prints from Anchor Graphics, Moreau Center for the Arts, Notre Dame IN

                ...And Everything Nice, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL (catalog)

                Significant Garment, Three Arts Club, Chicago 

                Unlimited Editions, Riverside Arts Center, Riverside IL

1998       New Techniques in Printmaking Holland Area Arts Council, Holland MI

                ART 98 Chicago, Navy Pier courtesy Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago 

                Significant Garments, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston IL

                SOFA New York Exhibition, courtesy Lyons Wier Gallery, New York

                Undefining Painting, Detroit Artists’ Market, Detroit MI (catalog)

1997        Pushing the Boundaries:  New Techniques in Printmaking,Noyes Cultural Art Center, Evanston IL                                         SOFA Exhibition, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago 

                ART 97 Chicago, Navy Pier courtesy Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago 

                Multiples Show, The Bodybuilder and Sportsman Gallery, Chicago 

                The Sports Show, The Bodybuilder and Sportsman Gallery, Chicago 

                Gallery Artists, East End Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts

1996        Second Sight:  Modern Printmaking in Chicago 1935 - 1995, Block Gallery, Evanston, IL(catalog)

                SOFA Exhibition, Lyons Wier + Ginsberg Gallery, Chicago 

                Gallery Artists, East End Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts

                Generations: Chicago Prints and Printmakers,  Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL

                American Artists and the Collagraph Print,  The Breck School, Minneapolis MN

1995        Salute to Women Artists,  The Standard Club, Chicago 

                Art as Dramatic Comedy:  works by Tony Tasset, Richard Prince, Kay Rosen,         

                Robert Colescott, Holly Greenberg and others.  Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago        

                Greatest Hits of the Year,  InsideART Gallery, Chicago 

                Chicago Artists, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul,  Korea (catalog)

                Chicago Print Portfolio, Textile Museum, Moscow, Russia

                Chicago Print Portfolio, Russian Ethnographic Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

                Chicago Print Portfolio, Hong Kong Museum, Hong Kong

                Much Ado About Art,  Evanston Art Center, IL

                Art of Diversity, An Art Place, Chicago,  

                Philadelphia International Contemporary Art, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia     

                Philadelphia International Contemporary Art,  Rodger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia     

                Lost in Space, Mars Gallery, Chicago 

                Mid America Print Council Membership Exhibition, Indiana University, South Bend IN

                Politically Correct? A National Exhibition, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago 

1994        International Artists for The Parent’s Foundation, Strouse -Adler Foundation, New Haven, CT

                Prints - 1994 Show, Erector Square Gallery,  New Haven, CT

                Evanston & Vicinity 12th Biennial Exhibition, Evanston Art Center,  IL  Juror’s Choice              

                Stateline Vicinity Show, Rockford Art Museum,  IL  Best 2 - Dimensional Work


Awards and Honors


2016        Curator’s Award, Attleboro Art Museum

2004        Constance Saltonstall Fellowship Grant

2002        Frans Masereel Fellowship, Kasterlee, Belgium

1999        Finalist, Rome Prize, The British Academy in Rome

                Frans Masereel Fellowship, Kasterlee, Belgium

1998        CAAP Grant, Chicago Cultural Center

1996        CAAP Grant, Chicago Cultural Center

1995        Artists Fellowship Grant, The Illinois Arts Council

                CAAP Grant, Chicago Cultural Center

                Kala Institute Fellowship, Berkeley, California

1994        Juror’s Choice Award,  Evanston Art Center

                Purchase Award, Rockford Art Museum






Publications & Press


        Barandiarán, María José.  “Linda Dollack, Holly Greenberg” New Art Examiner, Chicago, Feb. 1999.

        Barandiarán, María José.  “Strike 2 for the Second City” New Art Examiner, Chicago, Feb. 1997.

        Bastyr, Kim.  “The Fab Five:  A Sampling of Chicago’s New Guard of Artists” Chicago Social, 1999

        Bramson, Phyllis.  “...And Everything Nice.” Catalog Essay, Rockford Art Museum,1999

        Camper, Fred.  “The Exquisite Corpse” The Chicago Reader, January 21, 2000.

        Camper, Fred.  “The Borrowers” The Chicago Reader, Oct. 23, 1998

        Camper, Fred.  “Women’s Self Image Portfolio” The Chicago Reader, July 25, 1997

        Camper, Fred.  “Art People:  Holly Greenberg Fights Genderfication” The Chicago Reader, August 11, 1995.

        Cassidy, Victor M.  “Four Chicago Printmakers” Chicago Artists’ News, Sep. 1996.

        Cohen, Keri Guten.  “Two shows challenge art’s definition” The Detroit FreePress, Feb. 22, 1998

        Colby, Joy Hakanson.  “A diverse Artists Market shows that painting lives.” The Detroit News, Feb. 5, 1998

        Coupe-Ryding, Jeanine.  “Generating Interest in the Print Medium” The Journal for the Mid America 

        Print Council, Volume 4 Issue1 1996

        Felien, Clea.  “Girls with Guns Exhibit is Revolutionary”  Southside Pride, Minneapolis, August 2003

        Gerst, Virginia.  “Block Gallery Prints It” Evanston Review, Pioneer Press, October 17, 1996.

        Gray, Lori.  “Gallery Scene:  Politically Correct”  The Chicago Tribune, Nov. 11, 1994.

        Hixson, Kathryn.  “Holly Greenberg: Workshop Print Gallery” New Art Examiner, Chicago, Dec. 1995.

        Indelicato, Bridget.  “Holly Greenberg: Brief Moments” Exhibition Catalog, Toronto, Sept. 2004

        Morgan, Cynthia.  “...And Everything Nice” The New Art Examiner, Chicago, June 1999

        Pascale, Mark.  “The Exquisite Corpse” Catalog Essay, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, January 2000

        Rice, Robin.  “Happy Homemakers” The City Paper, Philadelphia, March, 24, 1995.

        Roberts, Jennifer,  “The Sweet Science of Bruising”  Exhibition Catalog Uberpress, 2001

        Stein, Lisa.  “Printmakers Go High-Tech” Evanston Review, Pioneer Press, May 22, 1997.

        Stein, Lisa.  “Random Trios make exquisite combinations” Chicago Tribune, January 27, 2000

        Tysh, George.  “Heavy Traffic” Detroit Metro Times, Feb. 11, 1998

        Walker, George.  History of Woodcut, Firefly Press, Toronto

        White, Collier.  “NRA NOW”, August 12, 2003

        Wiens, Ann.  “Holly Greenberg:  Bodybuilders and Beauty Queens” catalog essay, Chicago 1998         

        Wiens, Ann.  “Tip of the Week:  Holly Greenberg” New City, Chicago, April 10, 1997. 

        Yood, James.  Second Sight: Printmaking in Chicago 1935-1995, Northwestern University Press, 1996

        New American Paintings  The Open Studios Guild, Wellesley, Ma.  1999                            

        All Things Considered.  “Anti-Auto Show”, National Public Radio, January 22, 2000


Visiting Artist Lectures


            Syracuse University Florence - Florence, Italy
            State University of New York - Brockport, NY

            Paradox International Art Conference, Poznan, Poland

            Columbia College Center for Book and Paper, Chicago

            University of Auckland, New Zealand

            Columbia College, Chicago

            Cornell University

            University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

            University of Wisconsin – Madison

            Washington University, St. Louis

            Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

            Illinois State University, Normal

            The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

            LaSalle Language Academy, Chicago

            The University of Illinois –Chicago

            The Boston Museum of Fine Arts School

            Northwestern University, The Block Gallery

            Barat College, Lake Forest, Il

            The Breck School, Minneapolis

            LaSalle Language Academy, Chicago

Professional Affiliations 


            Stickball Printmedia Arts - Board of Directors

            Southern Graphics Council

            Mid-American Print Council

            College Art Association

            Boston Printmakers

            Print Center of Philadelphia 

            Lower Eastside Printshop

            Chicago Printmakers’ Collaborative

            Kala Institute for Printmaking

            Anchor Graphics

            Chicago Artists’ Coalition

            Print Club of Rochester




2010 - present

2010 - present

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