CURRICULUM VITAE

Born in 1994 in Devlin, Ontario, Canada.

Lives and works in Kenora, Ontario, Canada.

 

EDUCATION
  • 2011-2015 | Bachelor of Fine Arts with Minor in Psychology | University of Ottawa, Canada | Specialization in Painting and Drawing

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

       

  • 2016 | Different Every Time | Studio Sixty Six | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

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  • 2018 | Follow Blue | Various Locations | Canterbury, England, United Kingdom

  • 2016 | Timeless Images | Tantra Lounge | Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • 2016 | 4x4 …and a Little More | #HASHTAG Gallery | Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • 2016 | Emerging Artists Tea Party | 533 College Street | Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • 2016 | Paint the Town Silver | 47 Rue Clarence | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2016 | Show and Tell Ottawa | Brixton's British Pub | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2015 | Holiday Art Sale | 100 Laurier | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2015 | Approaching Form | Studio Sixty Six | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2015 | XXV | 100 Laurier | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2015 | Site Sighted | Alliance Française of Ottawa | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2015 | Silent Auction Fundraiser for XXV | SAW Gallery | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2014 | Holiday Art Sale | Gallery 115 | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2014 | Permanent Exhibition | Paradigm[e]: The Dean’s Gallery | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2013 | Permanent Exhibition | Paradigm[e]: The Dean’s Gallery | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2012 | K-town Creations | 625 Park Street | Kenora, Ontario, Canada

  • 2009 | Festival of the Arts | Lake of the Woods Museum | Kenora, Ontario, Canada

 

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

 

  • 2019-Present | Member Lake of the Woods Artist Collective | Kenora, Ontario, Canada

  • 2019-Present | Programmer at Douglas Family Art Centre | Kenora, Ontario, Canada

  • 2018-Present | Executive Member of Young Professionals Network | Kenora, Ontario, Canada

  • 2018-Present | Member of Empowering Creatives Collective | https://www.facebook.com/groups/813300612178153/

  • 2016 | Artist for ARTBOMB | www.artbombdaily.com | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2015 | Central Coordinator for the BFA Graduation Show | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2012-2014 | Technical Assistant for Artist/Professor Catherine Richards | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2007-2011 | Fine Arts Council Member | Beaver Brae Secondary School | Kenora, Ontario, Canada

HONOURS AND AWARDS

 

  • 2015 | Graduated magnum cum laude from Bachelor of Fine Arts | Univeristy of Ottawa 

  • 2011-2014 | Top Entrance Scholarship (with 50% renewal) | University of Ottawa BFA Program

  • 2011 | Ontario Scholar | Beaver Brae Secondary School

  • 2011 | Art Award | Beaver Brae Secondary School

  • 2010 | Fashion and Creative Design Award | Beaver Brae Secondary School

  • 2009 | Art Award | Beaver Brae Secondary School

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • 2016 | Playing with style and creating conversation in Different Every Time | Graham Robertson | The Fulcrum | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2016 | Interview with Shelby Dawn Smith for Different Every Time | Danuta Sierhuis | Sight Sixty Six (Tumblr) | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2015 | The scientific method: approaching art with a new lens | Maitland Shaheen | The Fulcrum | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 2015 | XXV - Graduation Catalogue | University of Ottawa BFA Graduation Committee | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

 

COLLECTIONS

 

  • Various private collections.

Current Representation:

HAF Art Studio + Gallery | Kenora, Ontario, Canada | www.hollyannfriesen.com/haf-gallery-artists

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