Holly Coulis

Holly Coulis, 2 Tables with Still Lifes, 2017 oil on linen 40 x 50 inches
Holly Coulis, Orange Row and Paper with Arc, 2017 oil on linen 36 x 42 inches
Holly Coulis, Cat and Potato Chips, 2017 oil on linen 28 x 24 inches
Holly Coulis, Melon Slices and Pink Cups, 2017 oil on linen 24 x 28 inches
Holly Coulis, Pear Plant, 2017 oil on linen 24 x 30 inches
Holly Coulis, Pale Table, Red Tumblers, 2017 oil on linen 36 x 42 inches
Holly Coulis, Fruits on a Table, 2017 oil on linen 48 x 40 inches
Holly Coulis, Hot Dog Sun, 2017 oil on linen 22 x 18 inches
Holly Coulis, untitled, 2017 gouache on paper 12 x 16 inches
Holly Coulis, untitled, 2017 gouache on paper 12 x16 inches
Holly Coulis, Bowls and Fruits Arrangement, 2016 24 x 30 inches
Holly Coulis, Pear Duck Pear, 2016 oil on canvas 20.75 x 15.125 inches
Holly Coulis, Scene with Mushrooms, 2016 20.75 x 15.125 inches
Holly Coulis, untitled, 2016 sumi ink on rice paper 12 x 18 inches
Holly Coulis, Untitled, 2016 sumi ink on rice paper 12 x 18 inches
Holly Coulis, 2 Grapefruits and Dishes, 2017 oil on linen 24 x 28 inches

Biography

Born 1968 in Toronto, Canada
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EXHIBITION

1998
MFA in Fine Arts, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1995
BFA in Fine Arts, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, ON

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Table Studies, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
Days and Nights, Lemons, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA

2016
Dishes and Fruits, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, Georgia

2015
Holly Coulis, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
Holly Coulis, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Holly Coulis – PITCHERS, Sardine, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Holly Coulis, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA
Inside Out, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2010
Small Paintings, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

2009
Rosa, Rosa, Claudia Groeflin Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

2008
Men, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA
Some People, Lamontagne Gallery, Boston, MA

2006
Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA

2004
Stories for Georgia, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
Selves, Greener Pastures Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada

2003
Happenstance, LFL Gallery, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Sitting Still, BravinLee, New York, NY
Indian Summer, Disturb the Neighbors, New York, NY
Oliver Twist, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, New York

2016
Postcard from New York – Part I, at Anna Marra Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
A Change of Heart, Curated by Chris Sharp, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
If Only Bella Abzug Were Here, Marc Straus Gallery, New York, NY.
No Empty Vessels, Gildar Gallery, Denver, CO
Dream Song 386, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, ON
The Other Side, Monya Rowe Gallery, St. Augustine, FL

2015
Around Flat, curated by William Staples, Knockdown Center, Maspeth, Queens
Tomorrow is Yesterday, curated by Nina Venus, Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
The Earth is All I Know of Wonder: Contemporary Responses to Hartley, curated by Jacob Rhodes, Driscoll Babcock: Project Space, New York, NY
NADA Art Fair, Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York, NY
Armory Art Fair, Cherry and Martin, New York, NY
Swingers/WKND, Tribble Mancenido, Brooklyn, NY
Suddenly, Last Summer, Longhouse Projects, New York, NY
Around Flat, Knockdown Center, Queens, NY
Greenhouse, curated by Janet Hicks, One Mile Gallery, Kingston, NY

2014
Sargent’s Daughters, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY
Salad, curated by Jennifer Coates, Jeff Bailey Hudson, New York, NY
The Last Brucennial, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
Quiet Please, curated by Matthew Fisher, Rare Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Aliza Nisenbaum & Holly Coulis, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, MI
Fiction/Non-Fiction, Storefront Gallery, Bushwick, NY
1000 Little Deaths, curated by Tom Sanford, Bravin Lee Projects, New York, NY
Hot Fun in the Summertime, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

2012
En Plein Air, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY
BigSkyMind, Bull and Ram, New York, NY
i glove you, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
Leave it to Beavers, Gallery Diet, Miami, FL

2011
Drawn, Storefront Gallery, Bushwick, NY
Fresh Paint, Standpipe Gallery, New York, NY
Russ and Liz’s Ultimate Playlist, Four Eleven Studio, Provincetown, MA

2010
Long, Long Gone, Leo Koenig Gallery, New York, NY
Big Picture, Priska Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY
Last Thursday, Lamontagne Gallery, Boston, MA
Bushwick Schlacht!, Fortress to Solitude, Brooklyn, NY
Animal Companions, CCA Andratx, Andratx, Spain

2009
Figuratively Seeing, Massachussetts College of Art and Design, New York, NY
From Yarn to Yucca – A Continuation in the Dialogue between Abstraction and Figuration, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
First Show, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA
After the Goldrush, 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY

2008
New York, New Work: The Object Direct in Recent Art, Mississippi State University Department of Art Gallery, Mississippi State, MS
Admirer,curated by Maureen Cavanaugh, 31 Grand, New York, NY
In Your Face, BUIA Gallery, New York, NY
The Drawing Narrative, Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2007
Rearview, Frieght & Volume, New York, NY
NeoIntegrity, curated by Keith Mayerson, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
carel, coulis, pfefferkorn, Theirry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY

2006
Stiff,curated by Ann Toebbe, Gallery 4000, Chicago, IL
Ben Butler, Holly Coulis, Ridley Howard, Galerie Glance, Turin, Italy

2005
Interesting Painting, Gallery 400, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Summer Pleasures, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Séance, Fort Point Arts Community Gallery, Boston, MA

2004
Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?
, Champion Fine Art, Culver City, CA
She’s Come Undone, Artemis Greenberg VanDoren Gallery, New York, NY
Marilyn, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
Autumn, Sixtyseven Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2002
Holly Coulis/Dana Schutz, LFL Gallery, New York, NY
Emerging New York Artists, Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield State College, MA
DNA at DAN, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
International Contemporary and Emerging Art, Lawson Menzies Flynn, Sydney, Australia

2001
I See You 2, Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York, NY
Passing Through: Women Artists in Brooklyn, Shaqab College of Design Arts,Doha, Qatar
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Open, LFL Gallery, New York, NY

2000
Winter Paper, Catherine Moore Fine Art, New York, NY
The Pierogi Flatfiles, H & R Block Art Space, Kansas City, MO

1999
Go Figure!, Clifford-Smith Gallery, Boston, MA
Escape, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA

1998
Emblem, curated by Shelly Bancroft, The Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017
Goings on About Town, New Yorker, October 23, 2017
Kazakina, Katya, These are the Young Female Artists to Watch, Bloomberg.com, October 19, 2017
Colvin, Rob, A Playful Take on the Still Life, Hyperallergic.com, October 14, 2017
Rosenfeld, Jason, Holly Coulis: Table Studies, Brooklyn Rail, October 5, 2017
Schwendener, Martha, Holly Coulis, New York Times, October 4, 2017

2016
Tarmy, James, Investing in Art? Here are 10 Young Artists to watch in 2017, Bloomberg.com, December 16, 2016
Kinsella, Eileen, 9 Must-See Summer Group Gallery Shows, Artnet.com, June 30, 2016
Cohen, David, “If Only Bella Abzug Were Here” at Marc Strauss, Artcritical.com, June 28th, 2016
Steadman, Ryan, 10 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before July 4th, New York Observer, June 27th, 2016
Indrisek, Scott, 5 Can’t Miss Gallery Shows in New York, Artinfo.com, June 24, 2016
Smith, Roberta, Galleries Shift Shape to Survive in a Changing Art World, New York Times, June 23, 2016

2015
Smith, Roberta, At NADA Art Fair, Collecting for Pleasure, Not Status, New York Times, May 14th 2015

2014
Zevitas, Steven. Must See Painting Shows: February, New American Paintings, February 2014

2013
Vartanian, Hrag, Pattern Recognition: Seven Bushwick/Ridgewood Shows, hyperallergic, February 12, 2013

2012
Hodges, Michael. H, Painters find emotional depth and offbeat beauty in figurative works, Detroit News, May 16, 2012
Nathan, Emily, Gallery Shows LA: Holly Coulis, Artnet, April 12, 2012
Zevitas, Steven, 12 Must See Painting Shows, Huffington Post, March 2012
Publisher’s Pick, New American Paintings, March 2012

2010
Ed. Earle, David, The Open Daybook, p. 9., 2010
Westfall, Charles A., Holly Coulis and David Humphrey at Solomon Projects, Burnaway, June 21, 2010

2009
Asper, Colleen, Recession Era: Three Non-Profit Responses, Art in America, August 24, 2009

2008
Miller, Francine Koshow, Holly Coulis, Artforum, p.368., March 2008
McQuaid, Cate, Critics Pick, Boston Globe, January 27, 2008

2006
Ed., Timothy McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Issue 20, June 2006
Taft, Catherine, Seeing Stars: Paintings by Holly Coulis, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles and Groeflin Maag, Basel, 92pp., 2006
Mullins, Charlotte, Painting People: Figure Painting Today, Thames & Hudson, London, 192pp., 2006

2005
Vassallo, Christina, A Story Being Told, Ducts.org, Issue 14, Winter 2005
Mullins, Charlotte, False sense of security, Financial Times, August 13, 2005

2004
Gerig, Karen N., Hirsch und Hündchen, human; Die kanadische Künstlerin Holly Coulis in der Galerie Groeflin/Maag, Basler Zeitung, September 9, 2004

2003
Ed., From Perky to Unsettling, Los Angeles Times, July 4, 2003
Smith, Roberta, Holly Coulis, The New York Times, March 28, 2003

2002
Cattelan, Gioni and Subotnick, Charley 02, Les Presses du Reel, Dijon, France, 2002
Levin, Kim, Holly Coulis/Dana Schutz, The Village Voice, February 12, 2002
Smith, Roberta, Holly Coulis/Dana Schutz, The New York Times, February 8, 2002

1999
McQuaid, Cate, Striking Portraits, The Boston Globe, July 22,1999

1998
Perrott, Jeffrey, Emblem, Arts Media, October 1998
Silver, Joanne, Beyond Recognition: Mills Gallery Exhibit Tests the Limits of Familiarity, The Boston Herald, September 4, 1998

Press

Exhibitions