Hollyana Melear


Masters Degree


Hollyana Melear attended the University of Texas at Austin for her undergraduate studies then went on to St. Edward’s University for her graduate work. She concluded her graduate studies in the Middle East at the Egyptian Museum of Cairo and held her thesis body of work at her solo exhibition at the Julia C. Buttridge Gallery in Austin, Tx.


Hollyana is a professional artist of 30 years and has taught visual art for over 23 years from ages Kinder to Seniors. She has managed local art events and is experienced in gallery management as well as fine art restoration.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Holly loves to hike, snuggle her chiweenie dog Ruby, and paint 'til wee hours of the night.
  • Runs a nonprofit in aerospace education