Holly Edwards

A blue bird with white marking perched on an abstracted background of warm orange, pink and yellow with black brush stroke accents.

Blue Jay I – Study, 2022, mixed media collage on board


About the Artist:

Holly Edwards is a self-taught visual artist from Lakefield who explores painting, and mixed media collage. She studied Philosophy at McMaster University and has pursued the arts her whole life, studying print making techniques, and expanding her practice by taking courses at The Haliburton School of the Arts in workshops with other artists. Holly uses various printmaking techniques to create collage papers, including monoprint, Suminigashi, and linocut, then applying those papers over a painted underlayer. Her collages have been featured in multiple print publications, including the Toronto Star, and the Paris Collage Collective.

Holly has completed two artist residencies and has participated in numerous group and juried shows in addition to several solo art shows. Galleries where she has shown her work include the Art Gallery of Peterborough, Art Gallery of Bancroft, Station Gallery (Whitby), Clarington Art Centre, Northumberland Gallery, John. B Aird Gallery (Toronto), Gallery 1313 (Toronto), Propellor Art Gallery (Toronto), Agnes Jamieson Gallery (Minden), Colborne Gallery (Fenelon Falls), the Japanese Paper Place (Etobicoke), Kawartha Art Gallery (Lindsay), ACME Art and Sailboat Company, and Ludmila Gallery (Peterborough).


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Studio image interior of the artists studio with works displayed.

Studio: interior of Holly Edward’s studio











Studio Location: Tour Stop 19


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Selections: 39th Annual Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour

Stephanie Ford Forrester, Northland Harmony, 2022 textile, painted cotton & batiks

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Jenny Kastner, Haze, acrylic on canvas

Miguel Hernandez Autorino, Why I Left, 2022, oil on canvas KAST 2022 Selections Exhibition

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Jul 9, 2022 to Oct 2, 2022

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Jane LowBeer, String Theory, 2015, monotype on paper, 22" x 28"

Selections: 36th Annual Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour Exhibition

Left: Leanne Baird, Forest Light, 2020, acrylic on canvas; Right: Victoria Wallace, Silhouette Series: #10, 12, 20, 21, 2019, encaustic, ink and oil pastel

Peer Christensen, Park & Lansdowne St., Peterborough, oil on canvas, 2019

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