Holly Fay received a MFA from the University of Ulster in Belfast, Northern Ireland and a BFA in Visual Arts from the University of Regina. Fay’s visual art practice encompasses painting, drawing, mixed media and installation, with projects that have examined emergent patterns and ecological systems, ideas of place and the representation of landscape, and phenomenology. Fay’s work has been awarded several Sask Arts Board grants and is represented in public collections including the Mackenzie Art Gallery, the City of Regina and the Saskatchewan Arts Board. Fay has exhibited in Canada and abroad.



The following artist CV contains selected exhibtions and projects only, please contact me for my full CV.

Curriculum Vitae


solo exhibitions:

2018 — 2019 Concurent Views , Harcourt Artist Run Centre, Edmonton
2015 Floating Worlds, Dunlop Gallery Sherwood , Canada
2015 Systems - works on paper, MATA Gallery, Regina, Canada
2012 Systems, Art Gallery of Regina, Canada
2007 In'Spiral, Neutral Ground
2006 Cover, MATA Gallery, Regina
2003 Plain, Art Gallery of Regina
1997 Translating Place, Mackenzie Art Gallery
1994 Unversity of Ulster MFA Graduating Exhibitions, Re-Art / Collection, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK

two-person exhibitions:

2014 Resonance and Contrast, University of Regina , Canada
2012 New Works, MATA Gallery
2011 — 2013 Embodied Presence, Osac, Provincial Touring Exhibition
1993 Parrallel Lines, Elemental Project, Neutral Ground
1992 Paradoxes, Harcourt Gallery, Edmonton

group exhibitions:

2016 Ecoart, Gallery 1313, Toronto
2014 Paper Works, MATA Gallery, Regina
2013 Restoration, Art Gallery of Estevan
2012 The Synthetic Age, Mackenzie Art Gallery
2010 Restoration, Art Gallery of Prince Albert, Prince Albert
2010 — 2011 University of Regina Faculity Exhibiton, University of Regina President's Residence
2009 Human / Nature, Art Gallery of Regina
2008 Aeolian, MATA Gallery
2007 The Two Roads Join Here, MATA Gallery
2006 You of Are Too, MATA Gallery
2005 Unearthed, MATA Gallery
2005 Site Readings, Mackenzie Art Gallery
2005 You of Are, MATA Gallery, Regina
2003 View Finders, Mackenzie Art Gallery
2001 Under the Influence ' Mentorships, Chapel Gallery, North Battleford
2001 Intersections, Art Gallery of Regina, Regina
2000 Changing Times, Mackenzie Art Gallery
1999 Abstract Summer, Mackenzie Art Gallery
1998 Reverend Todd's Full House, College Green House, Belfast
1996 Art Rebels, Catalyst Art Centre, Belfast
1995 Call and Response, Neutral Ground
1994 Temple Court Exhibition, Temple Court, Belfast
1994 Hit and Run, Wilmont House, Belfast
1994 Belfast 94, 99 Gallery, Glasgow
1994 Belfast 94, Guinness Hops Gallery, Dublin
1994 Open Book, Broadway Gallery , New York
1993 Next Generation, Art Gallery of Regina, Regina
1992 Saskatchewan Open, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon
1992 Paradise Lost Paradise Regained, Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange, Regina
1991 Ten Years Now, Neutral Ground, Regina
1991 Small Matters, Neutral Ground, Regina
1991 Connecting Differnces, Art Gallery of Regina, Regina

Projects, Seminars & Workshops


2016 Curator, 2016 - present, Art Gallery of Regina
2015 Guest Curator, Guest Curator, Zachari Logan: A Natural History of Unnatural Things, Art Gallery of Regina
2014 Writer: Exhibition Catalogue Essay, "Hope", Art Gallery of Regina
2014 — 2015 Guest Curator, "Hope" Group Exhibition, Art Gallery of Regina
2013 Writer: Exhibtion Catalogue Essay, Giant Bingo , Art Gallery of Regina
2010 Writer: Exhibtion Catalogue Essay, Personified , Art Gallery of Regina
2007 — 2008 Writer: Arts Education website, Learning and studio activities, information on art and artists, ARTSask website

Awards, Commissions, Grants, Etc.


2015 CARFAC National Visual Arts Advocacy Award, CARFAC National


2013 Independent Artist, Creative Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board
2006 Independent Artist, Creative Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board
2000 Individual Assistance B Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board
1996 Individual Assistance B Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board
1993 Individual Assistance C Grant, Saskatchewan Arts Board



Dunlop Art Gallery
Saskatchewan Arts Board
Saskatchewan Arts Board
Regina Civic Art Collection
Saskatchewan Arts Board
Mackenzie Art Gallery



1995 MFA, University of Ulster, Belfast
1989 BFA, University of Regina