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Elizabeth Holtry
Elizabeth A. Holtry M.F.A.
Associate Professor
Visual and Performing Arts Department
105 Delaplaine Fine Arts Center
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M.F.A., University of Cincinnati
B.A., University of Maryland


2002, Best in Show, Post This: An Art Critic's Choice, Studio Gallery, Washington, DC
2000, Mixed Media Award, Westmoreland Art Nationals, Latrobe, PA
1997, Honorable Mention, The Dishman National Competition, Dishman Gallery, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX


Elizabeth Holtry began teaching at Mount St. Mary's in 2001. Her work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and art centers, including: Hillyer Art Space (Washington DC), The Delaplaine Fine Arts and Education Center (MD), The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (DE) and The Jones Center for Contemporary Art (TX). Her satirical paintings and embroidered drawings address prejudicial attitudes toward unpopular fauna, such as hyenas, rats and insects.

Dr. Holtry's website

Areas of Study

Painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking


2008, Summer Research Grant, Mount St. Mary's
2006, Summer Research Grant, Mount St. Mary's
2004, Summer Research Grant, Mount St. Mary's
2003, Summer Research Grant, Mount St. Mary's

Additional Information

Recent Exhibitions:
High Society, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC, 2013
Toile de Jouy, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC, 2012
Hillyer Art Space's 6th Anniversary: A Retrospective of Hillyer Artists (2006-2012), Washington, DC, 2012
Toile d'Animaux, Delaplaine Visual Arts and Education Center, Frederick, MD, 2010
Art Biologic, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY, 2009
Continuum, Studio Montclair's 2009 Annual Exhibition, George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, 2009


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