Holly Chang is an artist based in Toronto/Tkaronto who has recently completed her MA in Communication and Culture at TMU/York University. Chang – as a second-generation Chinese Canadian – maintains cultural ties with her cross-cultural identity and draws on her hybrid background for inspiration. Chang makes use of a variety of artistic mediums including textiles, photography and natural dyeing. She has recently exhibited her work in her first solo show with Gallery 44 in April 2022 and participated in the Banff Artist in Residence program in Spring 2022.

She currently works as a freelance artist and takes commissions. 


Toronto Metropolitan University / York University, Communication and Culture MA (2020-2021) 

Toronto Metropolitan University, Creative Industries, BA (2014-2018) 

École de Français, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (2018)

KEA-Københavns Erhvervsakademi, Digital Concept Development (2017)

Artist Residencies

Washi+ Paper Making Residency, Kochi Japan (2022)

Banff Artist Residency (2022)

Gallery44 Member in Residence (2020-2021)

NES Artist Residency, Iceland (2019)

Palazzo Monti Residency, Italy (2018)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Gallery44, 'How to Build a Memory Palace' (2022)

Selected Group Exhibitions

Gallery44, 'Proof 29' (2023)

Art Pop Montreal, Project Casa, 'At a Distance - From Within' (2022)

The Plumb Annual Fundraiser (2021)

Gallery TPW's Annual Photorama (2021)

CONTACT Photography Festival, Group Show, Varley Gallery (Summer 2021) 

Gallery44, ‘When one is far and Gone’ Selected Exhibition (2020)

Gallery TPW Photorama (Dec 2019)

Humble Arts Foundation, 100% Fun Exhibition (Aug 2019)

Partial Gallery, Toronto Outdoor Art Festival (July 2019) 

Gallery44, 365 Exhibition (July 2019)

Black Cat, Salon of Inclusiveness (Dec 2018)

The Continuist, 'Playtime' Show (April 2018)

Creative Industries Showcase (March 2018)

Canzine, Broken Pencil, Toronto (Oct 2017)

Bread and Butter, Ryerson Artspace, Toronto (Nov 2016/17/18/19)


OAC Exhibition Assistance Grant (2023)

CAC Explore and Create Grant, Professional Development for Artists (2022)

CAC Explore and Create Grant, Research and Creation (2022)

OAC Career Catalyst Grant (2022)

CAC Research and Create Grant (2022)

OAC Exhibition Assistance Grant (2021)

Superframe $2000 Grant (Jan 2020)

Toronto Arts Council’s Animating Historic Sites program (June 2019) 

Thank you to the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts for their generous support! 

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