October 19, 1963
Hollie Bartlett's family crest is the Killerwhale. She began her artistic career as a photographer for Kahtou News: The Voice of BC First Nations. In 1998, she began an apprenticeship with established Kwakwaka’wakw/Tlingit jeweller Corrine Hunt. She learned engraving techniques, stone-setting, and overlay methods with Corrine. In 2009, Hollie showed her work in the Continuum: Vision and Creativity on the Northwest Coast exhibition at the Bill Reid Gallery in Vancouver, BC. In 2019, she was featured in the landmark publication Understanding Northwest Coast Indigenous Jewelry by author Alex Dawkins.