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Personal Profile

Illustration by Dan Fontes

Kristi Holohan is a Finnish American artist, organizer, and cultural strategist based in Oakland, California. Her work in visual Arts focuses on community, healing, resource-sharing, nature, and advocacy for an equitable society through incorporative collaboration. She practices with a lens of oppression/liberation framework through radical mindful inclusion and Restorative Practices.


Holohan has collaborated with hundreds of organizations, companies and municipalities including,  SFMOMA,  Oakland Museum of California, Social and Public Art Resource Center LA, the City of Oakland, and Rock Paper Scissors Collective where she assisted in the early growth of Oakland’s First Friday and Art Murmur. Her work in visual Arts is in municipal collections. Holohan’s dedication to engagement and social practice is locally and nationally recognized for significance in intensive community incorporation, cultural relevance, inclusivity and accessibility.



Pet Portrait Day at SFMOMA

I'm Honored to have participated in the companion event to the Joan Brown exhibition at SFMOMA. I created two textile soft sculpture pieces and two collages. My work was covered in KQED Arts.

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