Holly Moye has been named director of the school of visual arts. She will join the faculty Jan. 23, and will oversee the school’s student-faculty experience, community engagement and gallery visibility.
“Holly is a champion for the arts and art education,” said Amy Cataldi, interim dean of Petree College of Arts and Sciences. “With her leadership, we look forward to growing our educational and gallery exhibition offerings.”
Moye most recently served as executive director of the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to serving visual artists and the arts in Oklahoma.
“Oklahoma City University’s School of Visual Arts has an impressive history of academic and artistic achievement, critically shaping the arts in Oklahoma,” Moye said. “In the new position, I look to continue this history of quality learning and to create long-lasting connections within our local community through a common passion for the visual arts. Together, with the staff and faculty, we will develop a comprehensive vision for the school of visual arts, in order to promote open environments, creative excellence and critical awareness. I am honored and thrilled to join the team of such a treasured institution to our city.”
Moye holds a master’s degree in art history from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree in art and art history from the University of Massachusetts Boston.
During her time at OVAC, Moye built all-encompassing programs and opportunities for artists with the goal of creating sustainable careers and artistic achievement in Oklahoma.
She is a co-chair of the Oklahoma Public Art Network and serves on the board of Midtown Rotary.
For more information about the school of visual arts, visit okcu.edu/visualart.