Silk Collage


Layered silk totems

I have been working silk for a long time. It absorbs dye to create incredible rich colors as only silk fabric can do. Over the years I began experimenting with stiffening the silk with acrylic mediums to create dimensional forms. This series is about bringing the medium back to the flat surface and layering the colored silk pieces to create totem like compositions. The transparency of the overlaid silk pieces creates new beautiful rich colors as well as depth and dimension. I have incorporated some silk pieces that have been silk screened with textural patterns. The enhanced colors and sense of light are inspired by the ocean, sky and tropical habitat from my time spent in my home and studio on the coast of Costa Rica. The totem shapes have been inspired from my interest in primitive and African art. My desire was to pair down the compositions on the white paper surfaces in order to offer the viewer the pure experience of the geometric, colored layers.

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WestEdge Design Fair – Santa Monica CA

WestEdge Design Fair The West Coast’s premier, curated, contemporary design fair taking place October 19-22, 2017 in Santa Monica, California.

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Architectural Design Show March 2017

  4 DAYS. 400 BRANDS. COUNTLESS WAYS TO CELEBRATE DESIGN. A world of design inspiration…

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GLEAM –

ArtWalk is this Thursday, September 8th! Please join us in celebrating our September, 2016 exhibit,…

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Costa Rican Art Retreat

Mixed Media with Shawna Moore and Hollie Heller January 9-13, 2017 Come to Costa Rica…

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Tamarindo Art Wave

Tamarindo Art Wave Festival June 16-18, 2016
70 Artists :: over 40 locations

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Destined, Allmost studio

Hollie’s latest installation comes on the heels of her move to LA. Full of light and texture!

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New L.A. Studio

Announcing the new studio!

Allmost Studio & Gallery
Los Angeles, CA 90019

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Pursuing Art for Profit Overseas

Hollie was pleased to be part of the cover story on Pursuing Art Overseas for International Living’s Income Abroad: (Feb 2016) featuring artists who successfully transition to new environments and create a thriving practice