In May 2014, Holly graduated from Alma College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts-emphasis in ceramic sculpture and a minor in Psychology. During her time at Alma, Holly spent a fall semester studying art in Italy through the American Institute for Foreign Study-AIFS. After completing her degree, she attended Studio Art Centers International-SACI in Florence, Italy for the post-baccalaureate program in ceramic sculpture and was a teaching assistant in the ceramics department. Holly worked as a teaching assistant at Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan for the 2015-2016 school year and Alma College in Alma, Michigan for the 2016-2017 school year. She is currently attending Tulane University for the Master of Fine Arts program in Ceramics.