Pell City, AL
Statement: My functional fine art is gestural, as a figure, and colorful, as an emotion. I am inspired by my environment, as I notice patterns. Then I synthesize my observations into joyful inviting objects.
Bio: Canne (pronounced “Kay-nee”) Holladay was born and raised in Birmingham, AL. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Fine Art, and from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Master of Visual Arts Education. She is proud of her experience as an Artist Assistant to Deborah Schwartzkopf in Seattle, Washington; a Work Exchange Member at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, PA; a Production Thrower at Earthborn Pottery in Leeds, AL. These opportunities have helped her personal and professional development immensely. Currently, Canne resides near Birmingham, Alabama where she maintains a studio practice while teaching high school art. She enjoys nature, knitting, sewing, baking, and gardening.