Holly Hendry

Born in 1990
Lives and works in London, England


2014–2016       MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London, England
2009–2013      BA Fine Art, Slade School of Fine Art, London, England
2008–2009    Farnham Foundation in Art and Design, University of the Creative Arts, Canterbury, England 

Solo Exhibitions and Public Commissions

Fatty Acids, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

Indifferent Deep, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, England

Holly Hendry: Busy Bodies, 30 Old Burlington Street, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England 

The Dump is Full of Images, Weston Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire, England
Cenotaph, The Tetley, Leeds, England (commissioned by Liverpool Biennial and Liverpool BID Company 2018, shown as part of the Liverpool Biennial touring programme) 

GUM SOULS, Frutta, Rome, Italy
Cenotaph, Exchange Flags, Liverpool, England (commissioned by Liverpool Biennial and Liverpool BID Company)
Phyllis, Selfridges Duke Street, London, England (commissioned by Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire, England and Selfridges, London, England)

For a Skeleton to Hang Soft Tissue On, Arratia Beer, Berlin, Germany
The Box, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, England
Wrot, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England
Holly Hendry, Victoria Gallery & Museum, Liverpool (part of the Liverpool Biennial 2018, Liverpool, England) 

BACKWASH: Holly Hendry, Rice + Toye, London, England

More and More, More is More, Bosse & Baum, London, England
Plastered, Secret Garden Party, Abbots Ripton, England (commission) 

VISITS: Holly Hendry, The Oval, Hackney, London, England
Hollow Bodies, Gallery North, Newcastle, England

Group Exhibitions and Projects (selected)

Testament, Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art, London, England

Beano: The Art of Breaking Rules, Somerset House, London, England
Female Objectivity: A Perspective of the Marval Collection, Castello di Villanterio, Pavia, Lombardy, Italy
Breaking the Mould, Sculpture by Women since 1945, Arts Council Touring Exhibition, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire, England; The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, England; The Levinsky Gallery, The Arts Institute, University of Plymouth, England; Djanogly Gallery, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham, England; Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, England (touring) 
Las Palmas: Apofenia, Culturgest, Porto, Portugal (touring)

Las Palmas: Apofenia, Fidelidade Arte, Lisbon, Portugal (touring) 
25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue) 
If You See Me, Weep, Åplus, Berlin, Germany

Deep Soil Thrombosis, Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France 
Fault Lines, Freelands Foundation, London, England
Playful Aggressions, Greengrassi, London, England
Hyper Mesh, Assembly Point, London

Experience #14, L’espirit Souterrain, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France
December Mostra, British School at Rome, Italy
Mind the Gap, Rohkunstbau, Schloss Lieberose, Germany
Scar/ Face, Ceysson & Bénétière, Paris, France
New Relics, Thames Side Studios, London
High Noon, Arratia Beer, Berlin, Germany 
BERLÍNSKÝ MODEL, Hunt Kastner, Prague, Czechia, a collaboration with Arratia Beer, Berlin, Germany 
I Had The Landscape In My Arms, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, England
40 40 40, Soho House 40 Greek Street, London, England

Ho Ho Ho, Frutta, Rome, Italy
Nothing You Have To Understand, Galerie Mikeal Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Ned Art Collection, The Ned, London, England
Lightness, White Rainbow, London, England
EXTRACT VI, GL Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark

Short Term Storage, Holly Hendry and Kate Owens, Limoncello pop-up exhibition at Cork Street, London, England
Identify Your Limitations, Acknowledge the Periphery, VITRINE, London, England
Gettin’ the Heart Ready, The Royal Standard, Liverpool, England
Show 2016: The Royal College of Art Graduate Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London, England
Fruits of the Lum, Tžužjj, CBS Gallery, Liverpool, England
A Bad Policeman is Always Busy, Gallery North, Newcastle, England

Tru Luv, Turf Projects, Croydon, England

PUTTPUTT#2, Turf Projects, Croydon, England
March Project, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Vernissage, The Royal Standard, Liverpool, England
Domming, Lewisham Art House, London, England
Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize, Gallery North, Northumbria, England

Awards and Residencies 

2019 Arts Foundation Award in Experimental Architecture, Arts Foundation, Brighton, England
2018 Rome Fellowship in Contemporary Art, British School at Rome, Rome, Italy
2018 PEER Forum, Camden Arts Centre, London, England 
2016 Kenneth Armitage Young Sculptor Prize, Kenneth Armitage Foundation, London, England
2015–2016 Student Bursary, Royal College of Art, London, England
2015 Gilbert Bayes Charitable Trust Grant
2014 March Project, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2013–2014 Woon Tai Jee Fellowship, BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
2013 Woon Foundation Prize for Painting and Sculpture, BALTIC Center for Contemporary Art, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
2013 The Julia Wood Prize for excellent use of space, Slade School of Art, London, England
2007 The People’s Prize, Guildford House Gallery, Guildford, Surrey; The Arc Caterham, Caterham, England; The Lighthouse, Woking, England


Prime - Art’s Next Generation, Phaidon, London, England

25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

Public Collections

Arts Council Collection, UK
British Council Collection, UK
FRAC Grand Large, Dunkirk, France 
Government Art Collection, UK 


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