publications and exhibits

Tiny Rainbows.org
Hosting and teaching workshops

  • Coordinating with local businesses and organizations to host workshops
  • Creating event posters and social media graphics to market the event
  • Setting up a welcoming environment for the students, having plenty of materials accessible
  • Teaching various skills, including embroidery, banner-making, and book-binding

Using illustration and design knowledge for various freelance projects

  • Music poster designs for upcoming events and shows for local bands
  • Radio poster designs for a local station, WMNF
  • Logo designs for t-shirts and tote bags

Practicing multiple forms of photography

  • Creative portraiture, using props and make-up
  • Professional headshots for passports and social media
  • Event photography, both candid and staged
  • Staged photography using knowledge of lighting techniques, equipment and backdrops

Writing and publishing

  • Self-publishing my own zines, containing original artwork, poems, and photography
  • Participating in zine festivals, selling and interacting with customers and other vendors

Composing an online presence

  • Marketing products and artist website on social media
  • Styling and creating an aesthetically pleasing store front
  • Updating products regularly
  • Maintaining positive customer relations
  • Wrote accurate and honest product descriptions

PUBLICATIONS

Furrow Magazine vol. 19 Cover Artist. https://www.etsy.com/listing/596602662/furrow-2018-volume-19?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=furrow&ref=sr_gallery-1-1&organic_search_click=1&frs=1. May 2018. “You Gotta Light?” cover art illustration by Mia Hollenback.
156 pages, full color, 5.5″ x 8.5″. Printed in Milwaukee.

Thread Literary Journal vol. 12 Cover Artist. https://www.instagram.com/p/BnHMzMcBmUp/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet. August 2018. “Downtown,” cover illustration by Mia Hollenback. Published by Thread literary journal.

Two Sides of the Same Coin. August 2018. Thread Literary Inquiry, vol. 12, no. 1, 2018, p. 54.

The Anatomy of Identity: An Exploration of How the Creative Process Can Embody Personal Identity. April 2018. OUR Narrative:University of South Florida Undergraduate Research Journal, Vol. 1, no. 1, 2018, pp. 26-32.

Patch and Click REBOOT! http://www.wmnf.org/events/patch-click/. February 2018.
Poster illustration for Patch and Click REBOOT!, a radio-theatre show on wmnf radio.

Mia Hollenback on how Fashion & Art can Re-Define Identity. https://www.retrogrademagazine.com/blog/future/miahollenback. April 2019. Interview with Lexi Jude for Retrograde Magazine.

iō literary journal, vol. 2 Cover Artist. https://www.ioliteraryjournal.com/volume-2.html. December 2019.
My illustration “2 GRLZ” was published on the cover of their latest issue. I was also interviewed on my creative process and other pieces I’ve created.

EXHIBITIONS, ZINE FESTS, and WORKSHOPS

2020, most recent first

Bookbinding workshop I, Black Crow Coffee Grand Central, FL

Embroidery workshop III, Felicitous on 42nd, Tampa, FL

Tiny Rain Bows Launch Party, Lark on 42nd, Tampa, FL

Embroidery workshop II, Black Crow Grand Central, St. Petersburg, FL

2019

Banner Making Workshop, Black Crow Coffee Grand Central, St. Petersburg, FL

Art Sale III, Local DIY show, Tampa, FL

Ft. Myers Zine Fest, Neenie’s house, Ft. Myers, FL

UNcover stories, New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL

Embroidery Workshop and Talk, The Tavern at Bayboro, St. Petersburg, FL

Vendor Market, Bishop´s Salon, St. Petersburg, FL

Studio@620 Zine Festival, St. Petersburg, FL

Tampa Zine Fest, Waters Ave. Church, Tampa, FL

New College Zine Fest, New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL

LGBTQ Prehealth Show, Group Exhibition, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

2018

Satellite Art Show, Group Exhibition, Satellite Art Show, Miami, FL

Black Crow’s 3rd Birthday, Group Exhibition, Black Crow Coffee, St. Petersburg, FL

B & W, Group Exhibition, The Blue Goose, St. Petersburg, FL

Treat Yo’self, Duo Exhibition, Centre Gallery, Tampa, FL

Look At Me, Group Exhibition, Iberian Rooster, St. Petersburg, FL

42nd juried student art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Carolyn M. Wilson Gallery, Tampa, FL

Art House, Group Exhibition, University of South Florida: College of the Arts, Tampa, FL

January Art Premier, Group Exhibition, Black Crow Coffee, St. Petersburg, FL

2017

Research in Arts Scholarship reception, Group Exhibition, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL   

Bullstock, Mural Artist, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Art House, Group Exhibition, University of South Florida: College of the Arts, Tampa, FL

Five X Five, Group Exhibition, Centre Gallery, Tampa, FL

Four X Four, Group Exhibition, Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL