Tracey Holland selected C.V.

Forthcoming projects

2018 Magnetic Atlas and new work to tour to Comar Arts Centre, An Tobar, Isle of Mull, Scotland later this year

2019-20 New work commissioned by Our Big Picture, Grimsby Minster and tour

2018 Book cover for RareBooksNY - Malicroix, by Henri Bosco, translation by Joyce Zonanna

Solo exhibitions

2017 Magnetic Atlas Grimsby Minster, North Lincolnshire, UK

2016 Magnetic Atlas SIA Gallery Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield UK

2013-14  Magnetic Atlas
St Johns Church, 20-21 Visual arts Centre North Lincolnshire UK

Three  film installations, Huldra, Ordinalia, and The Sleeper Falls and photographic series Charged Vessels and Infinite Bodies

2011        ‘The Golem’ and ‘Carnival of Souls’

Illuminating York festival. Films shown during the hours of darkness in Bar Lane Gallery window York UK

2006       Photographic prints The Workstation, Sheffield.

2005       Resurrection Stories
3 screen film and Installation commissioned by Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham UK

2004      ‘States of Matter’
Film; ‘The Almond Tree’ and photographic series ‘States of Matter’ Folly Gallery, Lancaster UK

2003      ‘The Almond Tree’ photographic series and Recent Work MAC Birmingham UK

2003       Photofolio Salts Mill, Saltaire

2001       ’Magic, Murder and the Weather’

Installation at Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery, Leeds, and touring to;

2001        Ferens Art Gallery Hull UK Nov - Dec

1999        Photo Works 1989-1999 The Heart Gallery, Bastille, Paris.

1998       ’Vessel’ Installation

Photo 98 Commission, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield.

1997        The Twelve Keys series Photographic series Workstation Sheffield UK

1997        Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds UK

1996 Worcester City Art Gallery UK

1996 University of Central England, Birmingham UK

1995        ‘The Twelve Keys’ Installation and other works, Crossley Gallery Dean Clough, Halifax UK

1994        ‘Green Earth’s End

Installation commissioned by Walsall Art Gallery and touring to;

1994 Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery.

1993        ‘Mortal Remains’ Metro Gallery Derby UK

1992 Streetlevel, Glasgow Scotland

1992 Zone Gallery Newcastle UK

1992 Mortal Remains
Commissioned photographic work for 3 gallery spaces including installation ‘Three Cornered House’ Site Gallery Sheffield UK and tour;

1989      ‘Feeding the Eye’ Chapter Arts, Cardiff

1989 Cambridge Darkroom, Cambridge UK

Group Shows

2018      ‘StarsFrontier Arts at Athens School of Fine Arts

2018       The Hidden Heroine , East London Photomonth  The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design, London

2016       Casablanca Biennale, October, Huldra screening, Casablanca, Morocco.

2016      ‘Engagement and Entrapment’, Huldra screening, Seoul, South Korea

2015       Uncertain States East London Photomonth Festival  Pavilion, Mile end, London

2015       Engagement and Entrapment Zmart Gallery, Cyprus

2014 Uncertain States Fifth Annual Exhibition UCS 2014 Bank Gallery, Cass Institute, Whitechapel, London

2014      PoetryFilm Equinox Film screening The Sleeper Falls screened on 26th September, BFI/Framework, London as part of PoetryFilm programme curated by Malgorzata Kitowski

2013 8th Annual Global Video Art Sattal, Utterkhand Screening of Carnival of Souls as part of festival

2012      Platform 0 Film Festival International festival Espacio Enter, Spain - screening of Carnival of souls

2012      Night of the Black Moon Evening of film projection, Kingsland Estate London, Shoreditch fringe festival/Studio 75

2010     Picturing Science Riverside gallery Twickenham, December 4th till 26th February 2011

2010     From the Darkness; ‘Light in Contemporary Art’ Brighton Fringe Festival/Mascalls Gallery, St Peters church, Brighton

2009    Going Underground Village Underground, Shoreditch London,

2008    Valley of Stone work by 5 commissioned artists. ‘Hineingrabe’ screened at Horse and Bamboo Theatre

2008   ’Through the Lens’ Royal West of England Academy show, Bristol

2006    Arles Festival Projections evening event July 6th.

2003-4 ‘Truth and Beauty’ touring to Lisbon and Porto, Portugal, Nottingham, Derby UK

2003    ‘Starting a Collection’ Art First Cork Street, London

2003     Group Show Hofer Gallery, Museum St, London

2002-3 ‘Truth and Beauty’ TwoTen Wellcome Trust Gallery London

2002     ’Surface’ Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield.

2000     Group show Heart Gallery, Bastille, Paris

1996     ’Touched By Light’ Iris Touring Show, M.A.C. Birmingham and Watershed, Bristol.

1996      ‘Quarterlight’ Window installation , Paternoster Row, Sheffield UK

1994      London Contemporary Art Fair

1994      Signals; Womens Photography Festival Stoke UK

1994     ’Catalyst’ Installation in St Georges Chapel Sheffield Cathedral UK

1994     ’Beyond the Beyond’, Cartwright Hall, Bradford.

1993      A Cinema of Stills Ikon Touring Programme, Birmingham.

1992      I.C.I Fox Talbot Awards, National Museum of Photography, Film,and Television, Bradford.

1992     ’Internationales de la Photographie d’Aries’. Mai de la Photo, Reims, France.

1991     Still Lives Special Photographers Company, London

1991     Flora Photographica Vancouver Art Gallery and touring; New York Library, Montreal Museum of Modern Art etc.

1989    Portfolio Room, Photographers’ Gallery, London

1989    New Evidence Untitled Gallery & touring

1989    Image and Imagination Untitled Gallery Sheffield and touring

1987    Schwitters Centenary Wreath Abbot Hall Gallery, Cumbria


2017   Making Ways ACE funded Sheffield based R&D grant for new arts projects

2013 Arts Council of England production grant for Magnetic Atlas

2011 Arts Council of England Research and Development award for forthcoming show at 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe UK

2011 Research grant from The Bakken Museum and Library of Electricity, Minneapolis USA

2006 Arts Council of England Research and development award for Bakken Residency

2004 Arts Council of England production award

2002 Yorkshire Arts Research and Development award

2001 Yorkshire Arts ‘Showing’ award for publication

2000 Year of the Artist Research and Development award

1998 Photo 98 Regional Commission

1995 Individual production award from Yorkshire and Humberside Arts

1991 Individual production award from Yorkshire Arts

1989 Ilford prize


Arts Council of Great Britain, Wellcome Trust
West Midlands Arts, East Midlands Arts
Hertfordshire County Council, Leicestershire County Council, Humberside County Council
University of Staffordshire, Mead Collection University of Warwick, University of Nottingham Djanogly Gallery Collection, University of York St John, York

Selected projects and commissions

2008 -9 ‘Valley of Stone’ commission Run in partnership with Horse and Bamboo Theatre company. New film work ‘Hineingrabe’ shown at theatre along with photographic project ‘Rural Rossendale’, Waterfoot UK.

September to October 2006
Residency at The Bakken Museum, Minneapolis, USA. Worked with the collection of books and artifacts. The resulting work ‘Charged Vessels and Infinite Bodies’ can be seen at 20-21 Visual arts Centre in October this year

Spring 2005 ‘Bluebeards Castle’
Commissioned photographic work for Opera North’s production of Bluebeard’s castle.
Shown in the Leeds City Hall during the Opera’s performances and images featured in the opera programme.

Commissioned cover image for new David Almond novel ‘Nesting’ published in May 2013