Holly Quarzo

Holly Quarzo

Holly Quarzo

  • B.A., studio arts, University of Rochester
  • M.F.A., graphic design, Indiana State University
First year at SCAD:


Adobe Certified Expert, Flash, Dreamweaver, and Fireworks; Adobe Certified Instructor, Flash, Dreamweaver, and Fireworks; Macromedia Certified Instructor, Flash, Dreamweaver, and Fireworks; Macromedia Certified Flash Designer; Macromedia Certified Flash Developer; Macromedia Certified Dreamweaver Developer; Macromedia Certified Fireworks Designer

Awards, recognition and honors

Adobe Top Performer, Number three instructor worldwide, first quarter; Adobe Top Performer, Number four instructor worldwide, second quarter; Appointed Macromedia Master Instructor, Macromedia Certified Instructor of the Year worldwide; Mystery Winner, Macromedia MAX Conference; Macromedia Certified Instructor of the Year Worldwide, second place


AIGA, Interaction Design Association, CHI Atlanta

Publications and presentations

  • STC Atlanta Chapter: Creating eLearning in a Flash
  • Fireworks Tips and Tricks, Adobe MAX
  • Moving Up to Studio 8, Adobe MAX
  • Modifying and Optimizing Web Graphics with Dreamweaver and Fireworks, Adobe MAX
  • Practical CSS Examples For Navigation and Layout, Adobe MAX
  • Optimizing Web Graphics with Fireworks, Adobe MAX
  • AIGA Design Revival: Get Me A Rock - Balancing and Understanding the Use of Technology in the Design
  • Textron Web Summit: Photoshop Basics and Advanced Techniques, Designing Projects for Different Browsers
  • TIMA/TAG: Macromedia Certification and Plans for The Future of the Tools

Previous Positions

Chief creative officer, echo11media; art director, Proficient Systems; art director, VerticalOne

Courses Taught

  • GRDS 233 Vector and Raster Graphics
  • GRDS 243 Digital Page and Web Graphics
  • GRDS 384 Web Design
  • GRDS 388 Interactive Web Animation
  • GRDS 755 Typography Studio II
  • GRDS 763 Digital Studio II