Artist Curriculum Vitae

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Holly Dyrland (b. 1978, Alberta, Canada)

Currently lives and works in Alberta.

hillhousesd@gmail.com | http://www.hillhousesd.wix.com/hillhousesd | 780.554.7803

 

Forthcoming Exhibitions

2021

The Studio Exhibit - Art on 9th Invermere May 1 -July 26 

"Squarefoot Show" April 21-23 - Julia Veenstra online show

Exhibitions

2021

Life Outside Gear Exchange, Saskatoon, SK.  April/May  - guest joint show with Kathryn Gorectke Art

“Highlevel Diner Solo Show” (February/March) – Highlevel Diner, Edmonton, Alberta

2020

Gibson Fine Art Prairie Show - Featured Artist January

Lloyd Gallery Spring Group Show - April

2019

“Through a Prairie Lens” – June 27-July31  Three Sisters Gallery, Canmore, Alberta.  Joint show with artist Kathryn Gorectke of Kathryn Gorectke Art  SEE https://katandhollyart.wixsite.com/arts to see paintings.

 

2018/2019

“Highlevel Diner Solo Show” (December/January) – Highlevel Diner, Edmonton, Alberta

2017

Celebrating Canadian Art Exhibition - Art Society of Strathcona County - October 2017 - The Loft Gallery, Sherwood Park, Alberta

Our Canada Project - 150 original paintings for Canada’s 150th birthday – September 5 - October 31 - Three Sisters Gallery, Canmore,

                            Alberta.  Showing with artist Kathryn Gorectke of Kathryn Gorectke Art.

Beauty of Canada Exhibition - Federation of Canadian Artists - June - International Gallery and FCA gallery

Calgary Stampede Western Showcase Art Show and Sale - Calgary, Alberta July 

2016

Highlevel Diner Solo Show October/November - Edmonton, Alberta

"Wet Paint" - Colors of Humanity Art Gallery's September online Show  www.colorsofhumanityartgallery.com Received HONORABLE  

                   MENTION for "The Boat Lock"

Camrose Artwalk - Sacred Arts Cafe, Camrose, Alberta July 8-September 6

Calgary Stampede Western Showcase Art Show and Sale - Calgary, Alberta July 6-18

BestYEG_Artists Exhibition - Alberta Society of Artists - Walterdale Playhouse, Edmonton, Alberta July 5-16

Friends of LCBI Art Show/Sale – 330 Design Group, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

“40th Anniversary Winter Festival Juried Art Show & Sale” Mann Art Gallery, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

“Sunrise Village Art Gala” Chuck McLeans Art Center, Camrose, Alberta

 

2015

 

“30th Anniversary Open Spring Art Show” Art Society of Strathcona Country, Sherwood Park, Alberta. - 3rd place - Advanced

“Water-Line: Inspiration for Change” Studio C Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Friends of LCBI Art Show/Sale – 330 Design Group, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

 

2014

 

“Scenes from Western Canada” Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, B.C.

“International Snow Science Workshop” (ISSW) Banff, Alberta

Camrose Art Walk -  Camrose, Alberta

Solo Show Millcreek Café, Edmonton, Alberta

Solo Show Café Haven, Sherwood Park, Alberta

2010-2013

Painting and teaching art class at The Lantern Church in Calgary, Alberta.  

Relevant Training

 

Levelling Up Mentorship with Master Artist Mark Heine – January-March 2021

Doug Swinton Workshop – February, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta

Doug Swinton Workshop – March, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Mastering Acrylics II with David Langevin – September, 2017 – Sherwood Park, Alberta

Mastering Acrylics Workshop with David Langevin – May, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta

David Schkolny Workshop – still life – 2016 – Sherwood Park, Alberta

Interior Design Degree – Mount Royal College, Calgary, Alberta 2003

Awards

 

Canada 150 in 150 medallion – July 2017

 

"Wet Paint" - Colors of Humanity Art Gallery's September online Show  www.colorsofhumanityartgallery.com Received HONORABLE MENTION for "The Boat Lock" - 2016

 

THIRD PLACE in the ADVANCED ARTIST CATEGORY for “Off the Rocks” – Art Society of Strathcona County – 2015

 

Publications

 

Galleries West Artist Feature February 2020

George, Gary – Editor in Chief.  “Prairies and Acrylics” More of Our Canada Magazine, March 2018

Jacob, Wendy – Features Editor:” Find your Canadian Style Quiz,” House and Home Magazine, online.

https://houseandhome.com/quiz/find-outdoor-decorating-style-quiz/

Harcourt, Partricia: “Local Artist’s Paintings Accepted into Juried Show”, Tofield Murcery, vol. 97, No. 15, November 2014, p. 10

 

Dyrland, Holly (compiler) “The Artistry of Life, An Introduction to an Artists Portfolio”, Blurb 2015

 

Collections

 

Works held in private collections in Canada, USA, Sweden, Germany and Australia.