Holly Veenis received her BA in art from a tiny school in Virginia called Bridgewater College. After graduation, she worked as a staff photographer for two years at James Madison University, mainly photographing events. During her time at JMU she also taught an undergraduate level course on iPhonography. Veenis received a Masters of Fine Arts in photography from The Pennsylvania State University in 2018. She is currently the Zoller Gallery Coordinator for the School of Visual Arts at Penn State.