Hollace Kutay

The Pennsylvania State University, BFA in Ceramics
University Park Schreyer’s Honors College
*Semester Abroad: Florence, Italy

Work Experience
Founder and Executive Director of the Ceramic Art & Culture Institute, Reading, PA
Owner of Fine Art at Centre Park, LLC (746 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA, 19601)
Self-Employed Artist (2007- Present)
Original paintings and prints sold in fine art galleries across the US and internationally on Grand Cayman Island.
Taught Painting Workshops (Summers of 2007-2010)
Pottery Instructor at Penn State Art and Craft Center (2014)

Awards And Exhibitions
Guardian Life Insurance National Entrepreneur Scholarship
Scholastic Art Award (2)
Lancaster County Young Artist Awards (5)
Solo Artist Exhibition (New Jersey)
George Eastman’s Young Leader Award
National Youngarts Merit Award in Visual Arts
Lancaster County Young Artist Awards (11)
Lancaster Craft Guild Award Best of Show
Lancaster Craft Guild Award Best of Show Body of Work
Scholastic Art Awards (4)
Stone Harbor (NJ) Craft Fair
Spring Lake (NJ) Craft Fair
The National k-12 Ceramic Exhibition Foundation Merit Award
The National k-12 Ceramic Exhibition Foundation Curator Award
The Emily C. Specchio Foundation Scholarship Award for Excellence in Ceramics and Philanthropic Dedication to the Arts
Red Raven Scholarship for Best Senior Portfolio
Lancaster County Young Artist Awards (21)
Lancaster Craft Guild Award Best of Show Body of Work
Lancaster County Young Artist Most Pieces in Show
Lancaster County Young Artist Excellence Award
The Pennsylvania State University Art Scholarship
The Pennsylvania State University Schreyer Honors College Scholarship (2012-16)
“Under 20” Lancaster Clay Studio Exhibition
Lancaster County Artists Museum Show
Art Centro Northeast Ceramic Sculpture Juried Exhibition
Studio Art Centers International Florence Scholarship
“12Plus2” Lancaster Clay Studio Exhibition
“ArtClash” (Florence, Italy)
SACI Student Exhibition
Student Marshal for School of Visual Arts at Commencement
Solo Senior Thesis Show “Breakthrough”

Volunteer/ Fundraising Experience
Organized and Sponsored Cayman Island’s “Butterfly Ball” to raise funds for the National Trust’s Educational Programs. Raised over $20,000
Art Donations of original paintings and prints to multiple charitable organizations
Juvenile Diabetes Volunteer
Keystone Art and Culture Volunteer
Developed fund raising effort to benefit Caribbean reef system against Lionfish invasion
Developed Fund Raising Effort to benefit Stay-Focused, Inc., a national organization devoted to teaching paralyzed teens to scuba dive.