Holly Ward

Holly Ward is a Vancouver-based interdisciplinary artist working with sculpture, multi-media installation, architecture and drawing as a means to examine representations of social progress and the utopian imaginary. She received her BFA (interdisciplinary) from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1999 and her MFA (studio) from the University of Guelph in 2006. Ward has exhibited in solo shows across Canada: at the Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery and the Or Gallery in Vancouver; and YYZ Gallery, Toronto amongst others. She has participated in group exhibitions in Canada, England, Mexico, the US, Norway and South Korea. She is currently represented by Republic Gallery, Vancouver where she had a solo exhibition in 2009. For her 2009-2010 Langara College Artist-in-Residence project in Vancouver, Ward constructed a 22 foot diameter geodesic dome to act as host to a series of exhibitions, readings, workshops and experimental performances.