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Holly Hendry

*1990 in U.K.

Represented by Stephen Friedman, London




2016 Sculpture, The Royal College of Art,

2013 BFA, The Slade School of Fine Art,

2009 Foundation in Art and Design, University of the Creative Arts - Farnham


Awards, Grants and Residencies


2019 The Arts Foundation award for Experimental Architecture, The Arts Foundation

2018 Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art, British School at Rome

2016 Kenneth Armitage Young Sculptor Award

2015 Gilbert Bayes Charitable Trust Grant

2014 The Woon Tai Jee Art Fellowship, BxNU Institute of Contemporary Art, bursary and studio space at BALTIC 39

2013 The Woon Foundation Prize for Painting and Sculpture

The Julia Wood Prize for Excellent Use of Space

2007 The People’s Prize, Guildford house gallery, The Arc in Caterham, Woking Lighthouse gallery


Solo Exhibitions (selection)



Indifferent Deep, De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill on Sea

Breaking the Mould, Sculpture by Women since 1945, Arts Council Touring Exhibition, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park. (This link opens in a new tab)., Yorkshire, England; The New Art Gallery Walsall. (This link opens in a new tab)., Walsall, England; The Levinsky Gallery, The Arts Institute, University of Plymouth. (This link opens in a new tab)., England; Djanogly Gallery, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham. (This link opens in a new tab)., England; Ferens Art Gallery, Hull. (This link opens in a new tab)., England



Busy Bodies, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London



The Dump Is Full of Images Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Weston Gallery, Wakefield

Deep Soil Thrombosis, La Biennale de Lyon



GUM SOULS, Frutta, Rome, Italy

Cenotaph, Liverpool Biennial 2018, Liverpool

Phyllis, Selfridges Duke Street commission, London



For a Skeleton To Hang Soft Tissues On, Arratia Beer, Berlin

The Box, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London

Wrot, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead



BACKWASH , Rice + Toye, London



More and More, More is More, Solo show, Bosse & Baum, Peckham, London




VISITS: Holly Hendry, The Oval, Hackney, London

Hollow Bodies, Gallery North, Newcastle


Group Exhibitions (selection)



Breaking The Mould, Sculpture by Women since 1945 (group show) An Arts Council Collection Touring Exhibition, Longside Gallery Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield 2020 then touring to New Art Gallery Walsall: Djanogly Art Gallery Nottingham, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull



25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

If You See Me, Weep, Åplus, Berlin, Germany



Fault Lines, Freelands Foundation, London

Playful Aggressions, Greengrassi, London

Hyper Mesh, Assembly Point, London



December Mostra, British School at Rome, Italy

L’espirit Souterrain, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France

Mind the Gap, Rohkunstbau, Schloss Lieberose, Germany

Scar/Face, Ceysson- Benetiere, Paris

New Relics, Thames-Side studio Gallery, London

Domaine Pommery, France

Mind The Gap, Rohkunstbau XXIV, Germany

30 Day Free Trail, SET, London

The Berlinsky Model, Hunt Kastner, Prague

I Had The Landscape In My Arms, Josh Lilley, London



In Favour of Three Dimensions, Marie-Laure Fleisch, Brussels

Ho Ho Ho, Frutta, Rome

Nothing You Have to Understand, Galerie Mikael Andersen

Lightness, White Rainbow, London

EXTRACT VI, GL Strand, Copenhagen

Bodikon, Belmacz Mayfair



Polyspace, Newbridge Projects, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Short Term Storage, Holly Hendry and Kate Owens, Limoncello Cork Street

Until then, I’ll meet you in the Gold Room, Collar Manchester, Manchester Contemporary

Identify Your Limitations, Acknowledge the Periphery, VITRINE

Gettin’ the Heart Ready, The Royal Standard, Liverpool

Show 2016, Royal College of Art

Cowley Manor Awards Exhibition

A Bad Policeman is Always Busy, Newcastle

Fruits of the Lum, Tžužjj, CBS Gallery, Liverpool

The Door, Rice & Toye, Soho

Business As Usual, Turf Project Space, Croydon



Slab Collective, Chesterfield House

Secret Garden Party

Tru Luv, Turf Projects, Croydon, London

Best In Show, It’s All Tropical & Das Balloon, London

Art 15, Kensington Olympia

Go Mango (part 2) Salt + Powell, York



£1 FISH, S1 Artspace, Sheffield

Go Mango (part 1) Caustic Coastal & Salt + Powell, Caustic Coastal, Rogue Project space, Manchester

VISITS: Holly Hendry, The Oval, Hackney, London

Hollow Bodies, Solo Show, Gallery North, Newcastle

PUTTPUTT#2, Turf Projects, Croydon, London

The March Project, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

The Late Shows, Baltic 39, Newcastle

Cu·rate: towards the definition of curating, The Bank Gallery, Whitechapel, London

Vernissage, The Royal Standard, Liverpool

Domming, Lewisham Art House, London



Tomorrow, The Gallery, Redchurch Street, London

The Woon Foundation Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Gallery North, Newcastle

The Slade Degree Show 2013, The Slade School of Art, UCL, London



Ceramics Fellowship: Research Laboratory, experimental clay works alongside artist Phoebe Cummings, Camden Arts Centre, London

Airspace, The Waterfront Gallery, Ipswich


Public Collections


Arts Council Collection, UK

British Council Collection, UK

Government Art Collection, UK

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