This environmentally focused artist, based in Atlanta, Georgia, creates art as a form of remembrance and interaction with the environment.
Artist Lonnie Holley on the environment and emotions
Lonnie Holley was born one of 27 children in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1978, after a tragic fire caused the passing of his two nephews, Lonnie began to create visual art as a form of remembrance and interaction with his greater environment.
For the last 40 years, Lonnie has been an artist and musician who highlights the realities of waste and environmental degradation.