Holly Davey - Creative Wales Open Studio
Friday 26th October, 12 – 6pm
Holly Davey invites you to celebrate the end of her Creative Wales Award at an open studio event at Chapter, Cardiff. The artist will be available during these hours to talk about her experience and the studio work presented.
About the Artist
Holly Davey studied Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London and since graduating has developed a visual art practice working with photography, video, sculpture, text and performance. At the centre of her work, she explores ideas surrounding memory and place. Often she works with collections and archives, both public and personal to explore how our lives can be interpreted through the fragments that are left behind. Within her research, finding the salve that connects the lost moment with the here and now is the starting point for developing work. This way of working resulted from a series of commissions including Nothing Is What It Is Because Everything Is What It Is Isn’t, a National Museum Wales and Colwinston Charitable Trust Commission; Here Is Where We Meet, a Situations Commission for Bath and Bristol Weekender; Here Is Where We Came From, Plymouth Arts Centre Commission and There Is No There There, A la Ronde, National Trust, Exeter. Recently, she had a solo exhibition ‘The Conversation’ at g39, Cardiff. She has taken part in several international residencies and has exhibited in Argentina, Belgium, Spain, USA and the UK. She is based in Cardiff and is the recipient of a Creative Wales Award.
The Creative Wales Award enables creative professionals to spend an extend period of time away from other life commitments to research and develop new areas of their creative practice without the pressure of an output. This event is supported by The Arts Council of Wales and Chapter.
Image: Holly Davey, Untitled, watercolour, 2018.