Holly Trostle Brigham of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a figurative painter who creates mythical allegories of contemporary and historical subjects. Her paintings have won awards at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Lancaster Art Association, and for watercolor at the Harrisburg Art Association. Brigham's work has been exhibited in NewYork, Washington, D.C., Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. She taught painting and drawing at the Baum School of Art and has taught at the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester State College, Lebanon Valley College, Lafayette College and Pasadena City College.
Holly Trostle Brigham is currently preparing for a solo exhibition in September 2013 at the Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. She is currently participating in a group show of women artists at Penn State the Lehigh Valley. Her work will be on view at ACA Galleries in Chelsea, NYC in the summer of 2012 as well. In addition, Holly is finishing up a print collaboration with the Experimental Printmaking Institute (EPI) at Lafayette College, where she was artist-in-residence.
Renowned Photorealist painter and public sculptor Audrey Flack says, "Holly Trostle Brigham is one of the most interesting young painters working today. She is pushing the depiction of the female figure into interesting new territory."