CHRIS HOLLEY Expressive visual artist and arts communicator
Nov: Derelict, Peckham Safe House, Uncovered Collective
Southwark Park Open Exhibition
Aug: Heat exhibition, Rupturexibit artist run gallery, Hampton Wick
May/June: Phenomenal Female exhibition, The Bookery Gallerie, Marylebone
2023 Unpacking Art: illustrated art talks for Berkshire Libraries: lifting the lid on (1) Whitechapel's Action, Gesture, Paint exhibition celebrating 80 women artists' contribution to 20th century global abstraction; (2) Rossettis, Radical Romantics exhibition, Tate Britain and (3) the Royal Academy's Marina Abramovic retrospective.
A Few 2022 Highlights
Featured in international online art review magazine LandEscape: issuu.com/landescapeartpress/docs/vol-70
Live Painting Flamenco Performance Event: Sun 31 July at Battersea Spanish (Spanish and Latin Cultural Centre) batterseaspanish.com/events/annual-student-flamenco-performance/
Cocktails and Sensory Evening: Thurs 17 June at restaurant 106 Baker Street in the sound/art lab, live painting vibes of DJ Pedro Suave on canvas welcoming and spurring on keen private party guests to add their own creative mark. Other participating artist Lizy Bending (in botanicals room) for EVENTSATHOLMES/ www.coalitionpresents.com/
Music the Muse exhibition at Menuhin Concert Hall: Joint exhibition at this iconic venue Sat 7 May-Fri 26 Aug, Private View Thursday 26 May. Visual artists Aurelie Freoua, Gwen Kassennar and Chris Holley wow concert-goers with the individuality and potency of their differing approaches to expressing music via painting.
Feeling the Beat: All-inclusive collaborative project Feeling the Beat continues to bring the arts together and give them voice in more live events at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell with Aurelie Freoua and Chris Holley's exhibition in the Mirror Gallery until 22 May plus an art workshop, painting in-the-moment, to live music/poetry on Sat 14 May. A unique opportunity outside London to get totally absorbed in the arts. Please book workshop at: www.southhillpark.org.uk/?s=feeling+the+beat
Illustrated Arts Talks: February to May: a series of free virtual 1 hour adult illustrated art sessions: Women in Art plus children's practical sessions: Whistlejacket and Miss La La paintings . Fun for children, thought-provoking for adults and inspirational for all.
My Art Slot TV appearance instructing Michael Portillo at Farnham Castle: