MFA, East Carolina University
Holly Garriott earned her MFA in ceramics from ECU. She teaches community arts management and internship courses at Emerge Gallery, as well as online art appreciation classes. Additionally, Holly teaches courses focused on community arts event planning, which gives students hands-on experience running two local festivals—PirateFest and the Community Youth Arts Festival.
In addition to her role at ECU, Garriott is the Executive Director of the Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge Gallery.