Holly Fay

Visual Arts Department
Associate Professor

Office: RC 246
E-mail: holly.fay@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-5591
Website: https://www.hollyfay.com

Research interests

Painting and Drawing techniques and methodologies, biotic and abiotic ecological systems, correlations and interconnectedness of natural phenomenon, nonhuman agency, phenomenology, environment, representations of the nature world in two-dimensional art practices.

Holly Fay’s practice encompasses, drawing, painting, installation, writing and curation. Presented in exhibitions nationally and internationally, Holly’s work has received numerous grants, and is represented in public collections including the Saskatchewan Arts Board, the Mackenzie Art Gallery, and the Dunlop Art Gallery. Prior to joining the Faculty of Media, Art and Performance, Holly was the Director / Curator of the Art Gallery of Regina (from 2015 to mid 2019) leading the AGR  as both executive and artistic director.  Holly teaches studio classes in painting and drawing, and teaches seminar classes in professional practice and issues.



Master of Fine Arts, University of Ulster, Belfast, 1994

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Regina, 1989


Works of Note


2021   Continua: Shared Foundation, Elsie Scherle Gallery, Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre, group exhibition

            with essay and artists panel talk

2021    I am Water, billboard public art project, New York City, ecoartspace/ SaveArtSpace, group exhibition,

             online symposium

2020    Colour in Quarantine, 330g, on-line, group exhibition

2020    MAP Presentation SeriesHere to Here: Artwork and Art Work, University of Regina

2019    Concurrent Views, Harcourt House Artist Run Center, Edmonton, solo exhibition

2018    SK Arts , Independent Artist, Creative Grant

2015    Floating Worlds, Dunlop Gallery, solo exhibition and essay

2015    CARFAC National Visual Arts Advocacy Award