Biography

Cindi Holt

Nationality: American
Dates: Born 1952
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Education:
 

1977 Bachelor of Science, Speech Pathology and Audiology, California State University, Fullerton, California
 

Art Education:
 

Self directed since 1984
 

 

Exhibitions:
 

2016 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2015 Menagerie, Art and the Animal Kingdom, group exhibition, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2015 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2014 60th Anniversary Exhibition: A Celebration of Valley House Artists, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Preservation is the Art of the City, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2014 Summer Cut, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2013 Suitable Subjects: Contemporary Still Lifes, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2013 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2013 Like: Artists inspiring Artists, Artspace 111, Fort Worth, Texas
2012 Houston Fine Art Fair, Reliant Center, Houston, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2012 PLANT PLANET, Nine Artists Responding to Nature, Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Fort Worth, Texas
2012 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 Dennis Blagg and Cindi Holt, Artspace111, Fort Worth, Texas
2011 Fresh & Salty (a Valley House Gallery group exhibition), Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2010 Shorelines, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010 ART CHICAGO, Merchandise Mart, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2010 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2009 Group Exhibition, Artspace111, Fort Worth, Texas
2009 Preservation is the Art of the City, benefiting Historic Fort Worth, Inc., Group Exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2009 Trinity Perspectives: Views of an Urban River, hosted by Streams and Valleys, Inc., Group Exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2009 Thank You Fort Worth: An Appreciation from Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Group Exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2008 Texas Tour: 100 Years of Texas Landscape Painting, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2007 Preservation is the Art of the City, benefiting Historic Fort Worth, Inc., Group Exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2007 Exchange 9: Carol Benson, Beth Lea Clardy, Ann Ekstrom, Betty Winton Fay, Cindi Holt, Val Hunnicutt, Conce Martinez, Margaret Mellott, Flo Zimmerman, group exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2007 Inside the Texas Governor’s Mansion: Cindi Holt, Solo Exhibition, Focus Galleries, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2006 Kingdom Animalia: Creatures Big and Small by Artists Old and New (group exhibition), Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Dragon’s Rest and Reflections)
2006 Summer Show, group show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Breakfast Room)
2006 25th Anniversary Group Show, Artspace, Fort Worth, Texas
2005 Introductions, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2005 Cindi Holt: A Lyrical Dance, Solo Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2004 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2004 Art Chicago, art fair, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois (Valley House Gallery)
2003 Be Our Guest, Solo Exhibition, Rockport Center for The Arts, Rockport, Texas
2003 Exchange 9, Fort Worth Public Library Art Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
2003 The Texas Governor’s Mansion, Solo Exhibition, Museum of The Southwest, Midland, Texas
2003 An Artist’s Christmas, Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
2002 Sublime Landscapes, Group Exhibition, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas
2002 The Texas Governor’s Mansion, Solo Exhibition, Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2002 42nd Annual International Exhibition, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, Texas
2002 The Texas Governor’s Mansion, Solo Exhibition, Ellen Noel Museum, Odessa, Texas
2002 The Texas Governor’s Mansion, Solo Exhibition, Irving Arts Center, Irving, Texas
2002 Quiet Spaces, Two-Person Exhibition with Ken Blasingame, Carol Henderson Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
2001 The Texas Governor’s Mansion, Solo Exhibition, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas
2001 The Texas Governor’s Mansion, Solo Exhibition, The Nave Museum, Victoria, Texas
2000 Gallery Night 2000, Carol Henderson Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
2000 Exchange 9, Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, Wichita Falls, Texas
2000 Grand Reopening Invitational, Carol Henderson Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
1999 Holiday Open House, Invitational Group Exhibition, Carol Henderson Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
1998 How I Spent My Summer Vacation, Solo Exhibition, Carol Henderson Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
1998 Exchange 9, Contemporary Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas
1998 Invitational Solo Exhibition, State Capital Building, Austin, Texas
1997 Art Work in Van Cliburn Journalistic Piece, Group Exhibition, State Capital Building, Austin, Texas
1995 Templeton Art Center Membership Exhibition, Fort Worth, Texas
1995 Exchange Invitational: A Two City Exhibition, Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1995 Art Space III, Group Exhibition, Fort Worth, Texas
1995 Gallery Preview VII, Artenergies Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
1995 Art in the Metroplex, Juried Exhibition, Moudy Exhibition Hall, Texas Christian University
1994 Art Space III, Group Show, Fort Worth, Texas
1994 Muckenthaler Art Center – Artist of the Month, Fullerton, California
1994 Featured Artist: A Night in Fullerton: Village Art Center, Fullerton, California
1994 Three Person Invitational Exhibition, Artenergies Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
1994 An Artist’s Christmas, Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
1994 Cindi Holt: Recent Works, Solo Exhibition, Eastfield College, Dallas, Texas
1993 An Artist’s Christmas, Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
1993 Main Street Metrocel Fine Arts Exhibition & Competition, Fort Worth, Texas
1993 Art Space III, Group Show, Fort Worth, Texas
1993 Gallery Nuvo, Two-Person Show, Fort Worth, Texas
1993 Dallas Women’s Caucus for Art, National Open Exhibition, Dallas, Texas
1992 Art Space III, Group Show, Fort Worth, Texas
1992 An Artist’s Christmas, Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
1991 Art Space III, One Person Exhibition, Fort Worth, Texas
1991 An Artist’s Christmas, Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
1990 Angelic Women, Two-Person Exhibition – Cindi Holt & Sydney Strahon, Gallery Nuvo, Fort Worth, Texas
1990 An Artist’s Christmas, Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
1989 Second Ten County Annual Art Exhibition, Tarrant County College Northwest Campus, Fort Worth, Texas
1989 Templeton Art Center, Gallery Inaugural, One Person Exhibition, Fort Worth, Texas
1989 An Artist’s Christmas, Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
1988 First Ten County Annual Art Exhibition, Fort Worth, Texas
1988 Art in the Area I, Standard Brand Paints/Artist’s Corner, Fort Worth, Texas
1988 An Artist’s Christmas, Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
1986 Seventh Annual Works on Paper, Fort Worth, Texas
 

 

Awards and Honors:
 

2004 Design for commemorative box for Easter at the White House, Washington, D. C.
2004 Design for White House Christmas Card, Washington, D. C.
2003 First Place, Two-Dimensional, An Artist’s Christmas, Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
2002 Invited to submit painting for Easter Egg Roll Poster, The White House, Washington, D. C.
2002 Featured “Celebrity Artist,” An Artist’s Christmas, Campfire Boys and Girls Annual Fundraiser
1998 Selected to paint image for the official Christmas card for Governor and Mrs. George Bush
1997 Founding President of the Contemporary Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas
1992 Dallas Women’s Caucus for Art, juried exhibition, awarded one-person exhibition at Eastfield College, Dallas, Texas
1990 Juror’s Choice, An Artist’s Christmas, Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
1989 Honorable Mention, Second Ten County Annual Art Exhibition, Tarrant County College, Northwest Campus, Fort Worth, Texas
1989 Most Creative Entry, An Artist’s Christmas, Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
1988 Honorable Mention, First Ten County Annual Art Exhibition, Tarrant County College, Northwest Campus, Fort Worth, Texas
 

 

Literature:
 

“In the Market for Art,” Fort Worth, Texas: The City’s Magazine, November 2013, page 14, A River Runs Through It reproduced on page 6 and page 14.
 

“A special unveiling of A River Runs Through It,” Central Market, Fort Worth, Texas, October 24, 2013 (brochure).
 

Frederick Turner, “The Eyes of Texas: Texas Art and Texas Light,” American Arts Quarterly, published by The Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center (Hastings-on-Hudson, New York), Summer 2010, Volume 27, Number 3, pages 27-33.
 

Cary Darling, “Pick of the Week- Fort Worth,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the list! Section, May 14, 2010.
 

Meda Kessler, “Work Spaces: Art Houses,” 360West, September 2009, pages 58-61, illustrations.
 

“Preservation is the Art of the City,” 24 page news magazine presented by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram benefiting preservation programs at Historic Fort Worth, Inc. and supporting studio artists for the 5th Annual Art Show and Sale at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, September 7 – 29, 2007, Wolf Creek illustrated on page 10.
 

Andrew Martin, “Tricks: Cow skulls, pug heads and other unique visions of Halloween,” Fort Worth Star Telegram, Life Section G, October 30, 2005.
 

Mike Daniel, “Cindi Holt at Valley House,” The Dallas Morning News Guide, August 26, 2005, page 7, illustration.
 

Jenice Johnson, “Dubya’s Girls,” The Dallas Observer, August 25, 2005, page 40, illustration.
 

Mary Evans Seeley, Season’s Greetings from the White House: The Collection of Presidential Christmas Cards, Messages, and Gifts, A Presidential Christmas Corporation, 2005, pp. 236-243, illustration.
 

Roland Watson, “Bush Sends Season’s Greetings to Two Million of his Closest Friends,” Times Online, December 14, 2004.
 

Elisabeth Bumiller, “Alert the Pastry Chefs: 6,500 Guests are Coming,” New York Times, December 13, 2004.
 

“Washington Watch,” The Dallas Morning News, November 26, 2004, page 23a, Red Room illustrated.
 

The Insider, “Holiday Card Artist Visits White House,” Fort Worth Star Telegram, December 2004
 

Maria Recio, “A Local Artist’s Brush with Fame,” Fort Worth Star Telegram, November 25, 2004, page 12a, illustration.
 

50th Anniversary Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, March 5 – 27, 2004, page 32, color illustration.
 

Mike Daniel, “Fall Gallery Night,” The Dallas Morning News Guide, September 12, 2003, page 55, illustration.
 

Lisa Martin, “An Invitation to the Governor’s Mansion,” The Dallas Morning News, February 28, 2003, House & Garden Section, page 1G, illustration.
 

Brian Murphy, “Fort Worth artist Cindi Holt captures Texas governor’s mansion on canvas,” Abilene Reporter, January 18, 2002, page 6C, illustration.
 

Mike Daniel, “Landscape Shows in Arlington,” The Dallas Morning News Guide, November 23, 2001, page 60.
 

“Have a Look Around,” Fort Worth Weekly, November 15-21, 2001, page 15, illustration.
 

Jim Bratone, “Sublime: The Landscape Re-envisioned,“ Artlies, Winter 2001-2002, pages 62-63.
 

Cindi Holt: Images from the Texas Governor’s Mansion, 2000, introduction by Clint Willour.
 

“Fort Worth Click,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, May 13, 1998, section F, page 8 (Cindi Holt pictured with Laura Bush).
 

Wade Wilson, “Drawn Together,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, March 1995, section F, pp. 1 & 3.
 

“Not the usual places to find fine art on display,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, December 4, 1994, section F, page 6.
 

Wade Wilson, “A Feast for the Eyes,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, August 28, 1994, section F, pp. 1 & 4.
 

“Templeton Center competition deserves an award of its own,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, July 24, 1994, section F, page 6.
 

“Wednesday Update: Artists, come paint for your supper,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, February 8, 1989, section 5, page 6.
 

Janet Tyson, “UNT exhibition showcases influence of printed word,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, November 16, 1989, section 4, page 5.
 

Janet Tyson, “Art Notes” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, April 14, 1988, section 4, page 4.
 

 

Radio and Television:
 

Dec 2004 Appearance on Christmas at the White House, Home and Garden Television
Dec 2004 Interview with Sharon Benge, Art Matters, WRR
Dec 2004 Interview with Karin Kelley, WFAA Channel 8
 

 

Public Collections:
 

8.0 Restaurant, Fort Worth, Texas
Bank One, Fort Worth, Texas
Belo Corporation, Dallas, Texas
The Bush Institute, Dallas, Texas
Central Market, Fort Worth, Texas
Central Market, Dallas, Texas
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Texas
GTE Corporation, Irving, Texas
Harris, Finley and Bogel, Fort Worth, Texas
The State Capital Archives, Austin, Texas
The State of Texas Archives, Austin, Texas
The White House Archives, Washington, D.C.
United States Archives, Washington, D.C.

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