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Mamie Holst

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Lives in
Fort Myers, Florida

Works in
Fort Myers, Florida



Grants and Awards

2014  Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, New York, NY.

2012 City of Fort Myers Individual Artist Grant, Fort Myers, FL

2011 City of Fort Myers Individual Artist Grant, Fort Myers, FL

2010 Wynn Newhouse Award, presented by the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, New York, NY

2009 City of Fort Myers Individual Artist Grant, Fort Myers, FL

2008 City of Fort Myers Individual Artist Grant, Fort Myers, FL

2005 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

2003 Change Inc., (Bob Rauschenberg Foundation), New York, NY

1987 The Paula Rhodes Memorial Award, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY


Represented by Feature Inc, New York, NY, 2000-2014 (closed)


Solo Exhibitions


Feature Inc., New York, NY 


Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Edison State College, Fort Myers, Florida.


Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida, (brochure). Polk Museum of Art :: More Than An Art Museum


Feature Inc., New York.  Feature Inc :: Mamie Holst Exhibition 30 September-4 November 2006


Abstractions, The von Liebig Art Center, Naples, Florida.


Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland (brochure). / ___ BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services ___

Feature Inc, New York , NY


M du B, F, H, & g, Montreal, Canada.


Feature Inc.


Association for Reasearch and Enlightenment/Edgar Cayce Foundation, Virginia Beach,


Carolyn P. Brown University Center Concourse Gallery, University of Tennessee,

Knoxville, TN.


Group Exhibitions


The Painter of Modern Life, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY, Organized by Bob Nickas. March 5 - April 11.

On Paper: Mamie Holst & Paul Pagk, 33 Orchard, New York NY, Jan.15- Feb. 22


spacematters, Brian Morris Gallery, New York, NY

The Optical Unconscious/Das Optische Unbewusste, kurator, Rapperswil, Switzerland, Curated by Bob Nickas.

LET'S GO LET GO, in Memoriam Hudson, 33 Orchard, New York, NY,

Eccentric Abstraction 2014, frosch&portmann, New York, NY, Curated by Bill Weiss.



seven @ Seven 2, The Boiler, Brooklyn, NY,

Hard Hat Benefit Exhibition and Auction, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland


Punt, Feature Inc. New, NY

Art On Paper, 2012, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina, Curated by Xandra Eden 

Creature From The Blue Lagoon, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York, Curated by Bob Nickas. 

The Old, The New, The Different, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern Switzerland, Curated by Fabrice Stroun  Kunsthalle Bern - THE OLD, THE NEW, THE DIFFERENT

This Green Earth: Landscapes from the Permanent Collection, Pannell Gallery, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA 

Independent Art Fair (with Feature Inc.), New York, New York


Adventures, Reflections and Ambushes, Le Manoir de la Ville de Martigny, Martigny, Switzerland, Curated by Balthazar Lovay Google Translate

NADA Art Fair  (with Feature Inc.), Miami, Florida

bodybraingame, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Curated by Hudson

Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA., Curated by Christian Cummings and Doug Harvey

Independant Art Fair (with Feature Inc.), New York , New York

Salon Zurcher (with Feature Inc.), New York, New York



Black Is The Color (Of My True Love's Hair), NP Contemporary Art Center, New York, New York

Power To The People, Feature Inc, New York, New York.

Global Warming Art Report, Space 39, Fort Myers, Florida, Curated by Lily Hatchett

Studiolo, Hard Hat, Geneva, Switzerland, Curated by Marc Blondeau and Philippe Davet.

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Cave Painting: Installment #2, Gresham's Ghost (third location), 511 West 25th St. New York; organized by Bob Nickas.

Why Painting Now?, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland. Sept 17 - Dec. 19./ ___ BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services ___

After the Gold Rush, 106 Green, Brooklyn, New York. Curated by Ridley Howard

and Mitchell Wright.106 Green

Populate This Form, Feature Inc., New York. 
Feature Inc :: populate this form - group  exhibition 19 February - 14 March 2009


Accrochage, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland.

Inside Out Loud: Visualizing Women's Health in Contemporary Art, Mildred Lane Kemper

Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; curated by Janine

Mileaf (catalogue).  Women's health focus of major exhibit for the first time


Psychic Landscape, Yvon Lambert, New York. Yvon Lambert - New York zeigt psychic                         landscape in - Ausstellungen in kunstaspekte

Gallery Artists, Feature Inc. , New York.


Mamie Holst and Tracey Miller, Feature Inc., New York.


Snapshot: An Exhibition of 1,000 Artists, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD.

Grok Terence McKenna Dead, Feature Inc., New York.

Sources of Chi (two-person exhibition), Broward Community College Fine Arts Gallery,

Davie, FL.

Southeastern Aquamedia Exhibition 2000, Kinston Arts Center, Kinston, NC: curated by

John A. Hancock.


Extraordinary art; Beyond the Museum, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia; organized by

the Women's Committee of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; juried by Sara


Selected Bibliography


Davis, John, Radio interview with Ron Bishop, director of the Bob Rauschenberg

Gallery, WGCU Public Media, 23, October 2008.News

Paine, Janice T., Our Favorites: Visual Arts, Naples Daily News, 26 December, 2008

Our Favorites: Visual arts : Neapolitan : Naples Daily News

Paine, Janice T., Neapolitan: Season Preview, Naples Daily News, 25, October 2008

Neapolitan: Season Preview - Southwest Florida’s visual arts scene is rife with                                 color,variety and smart ideas : Neapolitan : Naples Daily News

Mamie Holst exhibit opens Oct. 24 at the Rauschenberg, Florida Weekly, 15 October

2008.  Mamie Holst exhibit opens Oct. 24 at the                                                                                 |Fort Myers Florida Weekly |Fort Myers                          Newspaper

Dear Ada Blog, Mamie Holst, posted 25 June 2008. dear ada: mamie holst.


Rodriguez, Aurora. Art, Bright and Dark: Polk Museum Exhibits Three Diverse Shows,

Lakeland Ledger, 1 June, D1. Polk Museum Exhibits Three Diverse Shows |                             | The Ledger | Lakeland, FL

Voeller, Megan. Art Enough for Ya?, Creative Loafing, 12 May. Art enough for ya? |Tampa                    | Arts | Features


Stewald, Drew. Fort Myers News-Press, 28 February, E6.


Cotter, Holland. Review, New York Times, 28 February, E45.

Hainley, Bruce. Best of 2003, Artforum, December, 136-137 (reproduction).

Best of 2003: what were the brightest lights during the past year in art? We asked eleven               of our regular contributors to take a look back | ArtForum | Find Articles at BNET


Selected Projects, Publications and Reproductions of Artwork


Foundations of Design, by Jeff Davis, Cengage Advantage Books, 2012 (reproduction of artwork) Foundations of Design (Cengage Advantage Books) (9781111343613): Jeff Davis: Books


Painting Abstraction: New Elements in Abstraction Painting, Bob Nickas, Phaidon Books Painting Abstract: New Elements in Abstract Painting: Bob Nickas: Books


Untitled publication, no. 1 (Spring), Feature Inc., New York (reproduction of artwork).


Tricycle, Spring, 76. 79 (reproductions of artwork).





Recent Exhibits

Mamie Holst participated in these exhibits:

Mar, 2015 The Painter of Modern Life
Anton Kern Gallery
Jun, 2014 Eccentric Abstraction
Frosch & Portmann Gallery
May, 2013 seven @ SEVEN 2
The Boiler (Pierogi)
Oct, 2012 Art on Paper 2012: The 42nd Exhibition
Weatherspoon Art Museum
Mar, 2012 Secrets of the Universe
Feature Inc
Sep, 2011 bodybraingame
Rhona Hoffman Gallery
Click here to see all exhibits for Mamie Holst
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