Holly Coulis

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Past Exhibitions

Holly Coulis: Days and Nights, Lemons — March 11 - April 22, 2017
Cherry and Martin is proud to present the exhibition, Days and Nights, Lemon, new oil-on-linen paintings by Holly Coulis. This will be the artist's fifth solo exhibition with the gallery. In her most recent body of work, Holly Coulis uses bold color, line and shape to explore a traditional painting genre: still life. ´╗┐Read more »´╗┐

Holly Coulis — May 9 - June 6, 2015
Cherry and Martin is pleased to present an exhibition of Holly Coulis’s small-scale oil-on-linen paintings. Read more »

Holly Coulis — March 3 - April 28, 2012
In a collection of new paintings, Holly Coulis presents large scale still-lifes and landscapes in broad and subtle color. She cleverly employs the simplicity of traditional genres as a framework for a complex exploration of the language of painting. Read more »

FIRST SHOW — April 18 - May 16, 2009
Cherry and Martin announces the inaugural exhibition at the new gallery space at 2712 S. La Cienega Blvd. This first show will feature works by Brian Bress, Holly Coulis, Daniel Dove, Nathan Mabry, Antonio Puleo and Amanda Ross-Ho. Read more »

Holly Coulis: Men — November 8 - December 20, 2008
Cherry and Martin presents its second solo exhibition of oil paintings by Holly Coulis. Read more »

El Dorado: Holly Coulis, Alison Fox, Angelina Gualdoni, Portia Hein — May 13 - June 17, 2006
The title of the main gallery exhibition, El Dorado, suggests that art-making is a journey, if not a quest, to the limits of the imaginable. The history of painting, in particular, has been defined by the idea of painting as an artistic epic and that painterly practice is an arena in which individuals prove themselves and leave their mark. Read more »

Holly Coulis — January 7 - February 11, 2006
Holly Coulis’ new paintings depict passing moments snatched from the flow of time and held up for exploration and appreciation. Slowed down, these moments are like scenes from Noh drama or a film by Akira Kurosawa—elevated, aestheticized and made to suggest quiet elegance and grace, subtle meaning and fleeting beauty. In addition to traditional Japanese aesthetics, Coulis draws heavily on the images of Western art history and the composition and techniques of American painters like Milton Avery and Fairfield Porter. Read more »