Upcoming solo exhibition at Paul Smith

No. 9 Albemarle St, London W1S 4HH. 23 November – 16 December 2016
We are delighted to announce Holly’s next solo show of paintings and mobiles at designer Paul Smith’s flagship store on Albemarle Street, London

Open Studio Weekend

401 Wandsworth Road, London SW8 2JP, Private View on Thursday 17 November 6–9pm (Continues 19–20 November, 11am–5pm)
It’s almost time for our annual open weekend free entry is given to the public, offering a chance to meet, commission and buy from a diverse stable of artists and designers in their own studios. From painting and printmaking, jewellery, weaving, ceramics, metalwork, glass and stonemasonry, there is something here for everyone. We look forward to welcoming you.

Makers House, Burberry

1 Manette Street, London W1D 4AT. Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th September, 10am – 7pm
This week Britain's finest makers, as heralded by The New Craftsmen, are bringing the inspiration behind Burberry’s new collection to life through installations, demonstrations and performances. Holly is the only invited fine artist and will be painting miniature portraits of visitors in her very own gabardine tent in this extraordinary house.

Andrew Martin collaboration

Launching at Maison + Objet in September 2016
This year Holly has been working with interior design house, Andrew Martin, to create a new animal-inspired collection of textiles using a selection of Holly’s drawings and paintings. You can now liven up your walls and home with flocked penguin and monkey wallpapers, printed elephant fabrics, velvet lions and woollen bears - amongst many others - with this fun, mischievous and truly original collection.

ING Discerning Eye 2016

On show and for sale 17-27 November 2016, at Mall Galleries, London W1
Last year designer-turned-artist-turned-judge, Nicole Farhi, invited Holly to exhibit three of her portraits of old Masters on the walls of the Mall Galleries. We are delighted to announce that Holly has been selected for exhibition again this year with her bronze wall-sculpture entitled ‘Rembrandt’s Palette’. 

Limited Edition Prints

We will soon be offering a number of limited edition glicée prints via the Holly Frean Shop. In addition, Holly has a new print for sale exclusively with Anthropologie entitled 54 Shades of Grey (pictured above). Absolutely nothing to do with the film, 50 Shades of Grey, we promise.

Christmas Open Studios

17, 19, 20 November 2016
Join Holly and her studio buddies for a glass of wine at her annual pre-Christmas open studios at 401 Workshops, London
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The New Craftsmen

The New Craftsmen, 34 North Row, Mayfair, London, W1K 6DG
You will find a selection of Holly’s smallest portraits currently on show at the newly and beautifully refurbished The New Craftsmen in Mayfair

Finger Lickin’ Good

Head to 390 Kingsland Road to see Holly’s egg-stravagant window graffiti all over East London’s best fried chicken shop, Chick’n’Sours. Also opening soon in Covent Garden’s Seven Dials…

Anthropologie Chickens

Since 2012 Holly has collaborated with US clothing and homeware retailer Anthropologie on two tableware collections to date. We knew her plates were in demand but were shocked to find some of the plates reappearing on eBay for hundreds of dollars! There are still a few left up for grabs in store. Please note that Holly doesn’t keep any stock but will gladly take commissions for personalised ceramic ware and will be happy to receive your emails at studio@hollyfrean.com

From Dawn To Decadence

A commission from the Folio Society to paint miniature portraits of the characters Jacques Barzun writes about in his book 500 Years of Western Cultural Life from 1500 to Present Day 

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