About the artist
Holly Hunt was born and raised in NY. Growing up in a working class family, imagination and creativity occupied her time. Throughout her childhood, fascinated by her grandfather’s street photography that adorned the walls of her home, she was naturally drawn to her first camera- a Polaroid. However, this interest wasn’t fully cultivated until her late 30’s when she purchased her first DSLR and discovered her best images were captured inside a world she only considered a hobby from her teen years: Exploring the Abandoned.
Initially, the images were born from curiosity of entering these abandoned places, but that all changed following a surgery that affected Holly’s memory. Now the subject matter, although still captured through the lens of abandonment, symbolizes more than just a hobby of exploring derelict places. It represents parts of her life that, having been lost from her memory, is now found again by her camera.
Holly is a self-taught photographer and volunteers her time with local art groups, as an instructor, events coordinator, mentor, and member. In 2020, she published her autobiographical photography book, “Exploring Home”, available only for purchase on her website.
Facebook: abandoned beauties by HHP
some of the artists works
Top Left: The Servants Stairs, Top Center: Poison Control, Top Right: Girl With No Face, Bottom Left: Hideaway, Bottom Right: Dizzy