2017 Holly Carr

Holly Carr has gained national acclaim for her unique style of silk painting, Holly has exhibited her work throughout Canada, and has designed work for many public installations and theatrical productions. In recent years, Holly has branched out into performance art, working with numerous musicians and performers including a cross Canada tour with Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Café, as well as performances with world renowned violinist Min Lee in Singapore, The National Art Center Orchestra in Ottawa, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, as well as her own production with Symphony Nova Scotia where she created a 32 foot live painting during the performance. Holly has recently performed with the TSYO at Roy Thompson Hall in Toronto and the Orchestre Symphonique de Laval. In the fall of 2013 Holly had a large installation on view at the Acadia University Art Gallery, entitled “A Light in the Forest”; and is presently working on a book related to the installation. Holly’s work can be found in numerous public and private collections.

Holly conducted a workshop at Gairloch Gardens on December 1, 2017 for the WAG artists to learn a new craft. Fun was had by all!

Scroll below to see some of the pieces that we produced.

Priti Girgla

Barb Clausi

Debbie Alsip

Linda Sellers (guest)

Caroline Atkinson (guest)