Anni Holm

Chicago, IL

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Anni Holm is a conceptual artist working with photography, installation, performance, and collaborative art. Born in Randers, Denmark, Holm attended Krabbesholm Højskole in Skive before she immigrated to the US in 1999. She graduated with a BFA in photography from Columbia College Chicago 2004.

Holm has participated in an artist residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida, been a Featured Artist during the Chicago Artists Month (2006) and a Break Out Artist in Newcity (2007). She has performed and exhibited her work at various locations nationally including Ohio University Gallery, Ohio; Waterloo Center for the Arts, Iowa; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota; Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, New York; Space 301, Alabama; Bridge Art Fair, Miami; Danish Immigrant Museum, IA; along with the Glass Curtain Gallery, Hyde Park Art Center, National Museum of Mexican Arts, Chicago Cultural Center, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, all in Chicago. International exhibitions include the group exhibitions at the Museum of National History at Frederiksborg Castle in Denmark, Hafnarborg Institute of Culture and Fine Art in Iceland, Amos Andersons Konstmuseum in Finland, Ljungbergmuseet in Sweden, Norsk Folkemuseum in Norway, La Casa Encendida in Spain, El Círculo Plaza Roldán in Mexico and the Carnege Library in England.

Holm co-founded and organized Art Walks Chicago (2004-2008), an annual public performance art series on the streets of Chicago with former performance partner Nyok-Mei Wong. She also served as the Director & Curator of Orleans Street Gallery (2004-2009), as a freelance Curatorial Assistant in the Bank of America Photography Collection (2005-2009) and as the Art Coordinator at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, IL (2010-2013).

Currently Holm is an Artist in Residence at Durkin Park Elementary School through Chicago Arts Partnership in Education (CAPE) and in District 33's DREAM After School Program through the West Chicago City Museum. In her spare time she is the Director and Curator of People Made Visible and have organized the multimedia art exhibition artXposium and an ongoing International Artist in Residency in the City of West Chicago, IL where she resides.

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