Holly Hanessian works within a hybrid of design, craft and contemporary art. In 2010-2011 she received one of six Visual Arts Fellowships, from the State of Florida, the Florida Artists' Book Prize from the Bienes from the Museum of the Modern Book and was juried into three artist residencies, the Tainan University of the Arts, in Tainan, Taiwan, the Hambidge Center for Art, Rabun Gap, GA, where she was the recipient of the New Artist Initiative Scholarship (NEA) and the Women’s Studio Workshop, in Rosendale, NY where she was given the Fellowship Award. A complete list of exhibitions, grants and awards can be found at her website, www.hollyhanessian.com. Her sculptural book editions are carried by Vamp and Tramp Artists Booksellers. Other images of her artwork are found in books, magazines. Hanessian is also a member of www.artaxis.org and www.accessCeramics.org international juried websites of contemporary ceramic artists.