I find my past beating steadily, assuredly, through my paintings - reaching back into a wake of memories. We are all a mash of memories and experiences that piggyback upon other peoples' memories and experiences - all reacting to a past upon a past, connected only by things that are constant and familiar. When I reach out and touch something - a bowl, a book, some thread - I connect to people, places, times that I have known and have not known … all that makes me … where I come from, where you come from. And I am reminded, that …
Nothing Begins Today.
HOLLY FARRELL was born in North Bay, Ontario. A self-taught artist, she has been painting professionally for over 20 years and has exhibited in Canada, U.S.A. and Japan. Farrell's paintings are in numerous private, public and corporate collections throughout North America, Europe, Australia and Japan, including BMO, Canada; Louis-Dreyfus Family Collection, USA; Oita Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan; Sony Music, Japan; TD Bank Group and Wires Jolley LLP, Toronto.
Holly Farrell lives and works in Toronto.
HOLLY FARRELLThe Album Project September 18 - October 16, 2021This exhibition is my tribute to classic albums that, for me, defined the 70s - iconic albums that helped to shape an era, a generation. All of my...Read more
20/20 SPIRIT DOUBLESLindee Climo, Holly Farrell, Tom Forrestall, Colin Fraser, David Milne, Phil Richards, Jeremy Smith, Takao Tanabe, Michael Thompson, Richard York March 7 - April 25, 2020On Saturday, March 7th, 2020 Mira Godard Gallery was pleased to open the exhibition '20/20 Spirit Doubles'. Accompanying the exhibition is a full colour catalogue with essay by Dr. Eva...Read more
INTERIORSSimon Andrew, Holly Farrell, Tom Forrestall, Colin Fraser, Fabian Jean, Phil Richards, Jeremy Smith, Michael Thompson June 22 - September 7, 2019
HOLLY FARRELLNOTHING BEGINS TODAY March 2 - 23, 2019On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 Mira Godard Gallery is pleased to open 'Nothing Begins Today' an exhibition of new paintings by HOLLY FARRELL. HOLLY FARRELL was born in North Bay,...Read more
PREVIEW 2019Nathan Birch, Victor Cicansky, Lindee Climo, Holly Farrell, Peter Harris, Fabian Jean, Phil Richards, Richard York January 5 - 26, 2019
THE LANDSCAPE SHOWSimon Andrew, Ed Bartram, Holly Farrell, Tom Forrestall, Stephen Hutchings, Fabian Jean, Takao Tanabe, Richard York July 7 - September 8, 2018