Holly Greenberg

School of Art

Associate Professor, Studio Arts (Printmaking)

Holly Greenberg portrait.

115A Comstock Art Facility
Syracuse, NY 13244-5050


Holly Greenberg is a printmaker and painter. Known for her large-scale, multi-process printwork and installations of multi-panel printed and painted composites, her work has been widely exhibited across the U.S. and abroad.

Greenberg’s work is recognized in The Woodcut Artist’s Handbook, published by Firefly Press; Second Sight: Printmaking in Chicago1935-1995, published by Northwestern University Press; and Digital Printmaking Now, published by the Brooklyn Museum of Art. She makes her home and studio in a 200-year-old church in Central New York.


  • M.F.A., The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • B.F.A., The University of Michigan

Selected Exhibitions

  • Holly Greenberg: Urban Reverb, SUNY Brockport, N.Y.
  • On Longing, Walnut Ink Gallery, Michigan City, Ind.
  • On Longing, Gallery Lokaal WV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Lake Effect Editions, Palitz Gallery, New York, N.Y.
  • Lost in Translation & Urban Reverb, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • OxBow Winter Benefit, Chicago
  • Rated G, Buckham Gallery, Detroit
  • 20/20, CPC Gallery, Chicago
  • n og ryl, Walnut Ink Gallery, Michigan City, Ind.
  • Prints Graphicas Contemporary, Nantucket, Mass.
  • Rochester Print Club, Rochester, N.Y.
  • Ice Out, Spark Contemporary, Syracuse
  • Stone Canoe, Delavan Art Gallery, Syracuse
  • The Exquisite Snake, Block Museum, Evanston, Ill.
  • The Pop Show 2006, the Kaufmann Arcade, New York, N.Y.
  • Syracuse Poster Project, City of Syracuse
  • Calendar Months and Other Printed Matter, University of Southern Maine, Portland
  • Play Off, Rochester Contemporary, Rochester
  • Currents: 25 Years of Collecting Modern & Contemporary Prints, Block Museum, Evanston, Ill.
  • On the Mark: Chicago Printmakers Collaborative 1989-2004, Chicago Cultural Center
  • Boston Printmakers Biennial, 808 Gallery, Boston
  • 79th Annual International Printmakers, Print Center, Philadelphia
  • Anthropology in Print, the Gallery at University of Texas, Arlington
  • The Ephemeral City, Western Exhibitions, Chicago
  • Cathartic Exercises: Carving the Digital Moment, Open Studios Gallery, Toronto
  • The Sweet Science of Bruising Lyonswier, Packer Gallery, New York (catalog)
  • The Sweet Science of Bruising, Leo Burnett Gallery, Chicago
  • The Sweet Science of Bruising, Lyonswier Packer Gallery, Chicago (catalog)

Awards and Honors

  • 2004 Constance Saltonstall Fellowship Grant
  • 2002 Frans Masereel Fellowship, Kasterlee, Belgium
  • 1999 Finalist, Rome Prize, The British Academy in Rome
  • 1999 Frans Masereel Fellowship, Kasterlee, Belgium
  • 1998 CAAP Grant, Chicago Cultural Center
  • 1996 CAAP Grant, Chicago Cultural Center
  • 1995 Artists Fellowship Grant, The Illinois Arts Council
  • 1995 CAAP Grant, Chicago Cultural Center
  • 1995 Kala Institute Fellowship, Berkeley, California
  • 1994 Juror’s Choice Award, Evanston Art Center
  • 1994 Purchase Award, Rockford Art Museum