CAROLINE HOLDER

Lives and works in New York

2002-03     MFA Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax, NS

1990-91       Dipolma of Education VA, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

1984-87      BA York University, Toronto, Ontario



SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009     Conflict of Interest, Gallery Page & Strange. Halifax, NS

2009     Clay: New Works, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL

2009     Belly & the Beast, African American Museum of Nassau County, NY

2006     Tea, Glorious Tea, Revolution Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica, 2006

2003     Constructing Memory, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019      beginning The Brighton Storeroom, Barbados

2019       Inter|sectionality: Diaspora Art from the Creole City Corcoran School of Art and Design, Washington DC

2018      Exposure 2018, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY

               Arrivants, Barbados Museum and Historical Society

                Me, Myself and I, Clay Art Center, Portchester, NY

2017      The Impression”, Carifesta XIII, Barbados

2015      Art in Clay, Origins:BWAC Brooklyn, NY

2014      It’s All About Me, Gallery Page and Strange, Halifax, NS

               Hunger, Crafthaus.com, online exhibition

2013      Exposure 2013, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY

               Reawakening, Kingsborough College, Brooklyn, NY

2011       Some-where/No-where: You Can Live in Paradise Forever            

2009     Black Visual Arts Diaspora, Frank Collymore Hall, Barbados

2008     Clay & Fiber, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007      Diaspora, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

               Live Free or Die, Rhonda Schaller Studio, NY, NY

2006     Brave New World, DVG, Miami, FL/ ALG. Halifax, NS

                 3 Generations: Contemporary Barbadian Art, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL, 2006

                 Art Miami: 16th Annual Int’l Modern & Contemporary Art Fair

2005     Out castes: Crossing the line to the model majority, DVG, Miami

               Pre-Shrunk, Argyle Fine Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

                Art Off the Main, Puck Building, New York, NY

                 Tea, Glorious Tea, Revolution Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica

                 The Distill Cup, Distill Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                 Honoring Our Roots, NCECA,Eubie Blake Cultural Center, Baltimore, MD

2004     Art Basel Miami Beach, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL,

               Pre-Shrunk, Argyle Fine Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

               Fine Contemporary Craft, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

               La Petite XII , Alder Gallery, Coburg OR

                Art Off the Main, Puck Building, New York, NY

                The Female Perspective, Shorin Studio, Barbados

2003     Crossovers, Argyle Fine Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

                NSCAD at the American Consulate, Halifax, NS

                Grad(e) School, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, 2003

2002      Commemoration: Works from the collection of Paul Greenhalgh Art Gallery of Nova Socia, Halifax, Ns

                  Loose Collective, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS



PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Barbados National Art Gallery Committee

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

             

RESIDENCIES

2011       International Cultural Exchange with Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Barbados

2005     International Cultural Exchange with Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Aruba

                      

BIBLIOGRAPHY

De Jesus, Carlos Suarez, Miami Newtimes, “Aldous Huxley, Meet George W.: Diaspora Vibe takes a dystopic look at post 9/11 America”, Sept 7-13, 2006

Suzanne Tourtillott (ed), 500 Pitchers: Contemporary Expressions of a Classic Form, 1st ed., Lark Books, NY 2006, p.273

Sten, Lillian, The Sunday Sun Easy Magazine, “Fruits of the Festive Season”, December 18, 2005

Ancrum, Nancy, Miami Herald, “The Cultural Kitchen: A Colonial Past in Clay,” 15 December, 2005

Miami Herald, “Caribbean Artists Bring Fresh Insights to Fair”, December 3, 2005

Gallery Catalog, Gallery Page and Strange, September 2005


Jamaica Gleaner (Kingston, Jamaica) “What a Brew! Tea, Glorious Tea, 2005” 14 August, 2005


The News, (Aruba) “‘What is home?’: Lecture by Rosie Gordon-Wallace & DVG Artists.” 27 April, 2005


Bon Dia, Aruba, (local) “Dialogo di Arte internacional cu arte local”, 29 April, 2005

Pederson, Sylvie, Eugene Weekly “Small But Excellent”, 16 December, 2004

Best, Tony, Sunday Sun, (Barbados) “Seen Up North”, 15 August, 2004


Visual Arts News Volume 24, #2, summer 2003, NS

Barnard, E., Sunday Herald, (Halifax) "Show a study in pottery", 22 Dec, 2002, NS

Bennett, Krista, “Commemoration: Works from the collection of Paul Greenhalgh”,

Exhibition Catalog, The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 2002



WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS

2017      Beginning drawing, Kingsborough College, NY

2010      Artist’s Talk, Kingsborough College, NY

2006      Artist’s Talk, NSCAD, Halifax, NS,

2005      Artist’s Talk, RISD, Providence, RI

               Artist’s Talk, NSCAD, Halifax, NS

1999      Arts in August, Art Workshop for Children, New York, NY

1996      Glazorama, Glaze Workshop, New York, NY


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