Holly Coulis, Citrus, Cherries, Juice Pour, 2019oil on linen48 x 60 inches
Holly Coulis, Orbiting Pears, 2019oil on linen50 × 60 inches, 127.00 × 152.40 cm
Holly Coulis, Cat Rotating with Oranges, 2019oil on linen40 x 50 inches, 101.60 × 127.00 cm
Holly Coulis, Orange Sun and Shadows, 2019oil on linen36 × 42 inches, 91.44 × 106.68 cm
Holly Coulis, Four Seasons with Walnuts and Bananas, 2019oil on MDF17 3/4 × 20 1/4 × 12 1/2 inches, 45.09 × 51.44 × 31.75 cm
Holly Coulis, Shelves Holding Vessels, 2019oil on linen30 × 36 inches, 76.20 × 91.44 cm
Holly Coulis, Fruit Stand with Juices, 2019oil on MDF18 × 17 1/2 × 12 1/4 inches, 45.72 × 44.45 × 31.12 cm
Holly Coulis, Lemon and Lemon Pour, 2019oil on MDF11 × 13 1/8 × 8 5/8 inches, 27.94 × 33.34 × 21.91 cm
Holly Coulis, Steam and Donut Shadow, 2019oil on MDF18 1/2 × 15 3/4 × 8 3/8 inches, 46.99 × 40.01 × 21.27 cm
Holly Coulis, Martini, Pour, Knives Under Table, 2018oil on canvas50 × 60 inches, 127.00 × 152.40 cm
Holly Coulis, Cat and Mint Light, 2018oil on canvas40 × 50 inches, 101.60 × 127.00 cm
Holly Coulis, 2 Tables with Still Lifes, 2017oil on linen40 x 50 inches
Holly Coulis, Orange Row and Paper with Arc, 2017oil on linen36 x 42 inches
Holly Coulis, Cat and Potato Chips, 2017oil on linen28 x 24 inches
Holly Coulis, 2 Grapefruits and Dishes, 2017oil on linen24 x 28 inches
Holly Coulis, Melon Slices and Pink Cups, 2017oil on linen24 x 28 inches
Holly Coulis, Pear Plant, 2017oil on linen24 x 30 inches
Holly Coulis, Pale Table, Red Tumblers, 2017oil on linen36 x 42 inches
Holly Coulis, Fruits on a Table, 2017oil on linen48 x 40 inches
Holly Coulis, Hot Dog Sun, 2017oil on linen22 x 18 inches
Holly Coulis, untitled, 2017gouache on paper12 x 16 inches
Holly Coulis, untitled, 2017gouache on paper12 x16 inches
Holly Coulis, Bowls and Fruits Arrangement, 201624 x 30 inches
Holly Coulis, Pear Duck Pear, 2016oil on canvas20.75 x 15.125 inches
Holly Coulis, Scene with Mushrooms, 201620.75 x 15.125 inches
Holly Coulis, untitled, 2016sumi ink on rice paper12 x 18 inches
Holly Coulis, Untitled, 2016sumi ink on rice paper12 x 18 inches


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


MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

BFA, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, ON

Solo Exhibitions

Counter Space, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
, Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
At Rest, SOCO Gallery, Charlotte, NC

Island, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Holly Coulis, Simon Lee Gallery, London, England
Holly Coulis, Tennis Elbow, Brooklyn, New York

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

Dishes and Fruits, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, Georgia

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

Holly Coulis – PITCHERS, Sardine, Brooklyn, NY

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

Small Paintings, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

Rosa, Rosa, Claudia Groeflin Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

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

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

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

Happenstance, LFL Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

Good Painting, curated by Austin Lee, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, New York, NY
Brathwaite, Cheng, Coulis, Cowan, Dodge, Dove, Glabush, Huckaby, Jorden, Luck, O’Neill and Petit-Frère
, Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Animal Crossing, organized by Dana Frankfort and Jackie Gendel, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
Summer Group Show I, Tif Sigfrids, Athens, GA

Holly Coulis, Nevine Mahmoud, and Christina Ramberg, Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong
En Plein Air, Simon Lee Gallery, London
The Thousand and One Nights, Artual Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon

Housewarming, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, Third Floor, NY
Double Feature,
 Diet Laborotories, Brooklyn, NY
Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose,
Curated by Nikki Maloof and Louis Fratino, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY
Line and Verse, curated by Ridley Howard, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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

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

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


Fateman, Johanna, Holly Coulis, The New Yorker, November 18, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Public Collections

Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX