Born 1979, Canada
Lives and works in Toronto, Canada


Solo Exhibitions


2017
Ten Years of Neon, Thrush Holmes Studio, Toronto, Ontario
2016
Personal Work, Library Street Collective, Detroit, Michigan
PULSE MIAMI, courtesy of BEERS London, London, UK
2015
Heavy Painting, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York 
2014
Break Room, NEXT Lounge, Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, Canada 
MORE, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York
VOLTA NY courtesy of Mike Weiss Gallery, New York 
2013
All Lit Up on Wine, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York
Flames Up, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada 
2012
Noiseless Moon, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada 
2011
Big Bad Motherfucker in Charge, Neubacher Shor, Toronto, Canada 
2010
New Luxe, T.H.E, Toronto, Canada
Paintings; Some Good, Some So-So, T.H.E, Toronto, Canada 
2009
Big Paintings, T.H.E, Toronto, Canada 
2008
Every Million Golden Universe, T.H.E, Toronto, Canada 
2007
MYTH ME, T.H.E, Toronto, Canada 
We Are All Images, T.H.E, Toronto, Canada 
2006
New Paintings, Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Canada 


Group Exhibitions


2017
Summer Group Exhibition, BEERS London, London, UK 
Modernist Lunch, BEERS London, London, UK 
2016
What’s up 2.0, Offsite Location, curated by Lawrence Van Hagen, London, UK Modernist Lunch, BEERS London, London, UK 
School’s Out, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
VOLTA Basel, courtesy of BEERS London, London, UK 
2013
I want that inside me, Feature Inc, New York, NY
Massive Party, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
DX Uncrated, Design Exchange Museum, Toronto, Canada 
2011
Summer Group Show, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Untitled, Neubacher Shor, Toronto, Canada 
2010
Group Show, Niklas Schechinger, Hamburg, Germany
After The Dust Settles, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada 
2008
Carte Blanche Volume 2: Painting, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada
Explicit Fantastic, Keep Six Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
Massive Party, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada 


Selected Bibliography


2017
Canadian House & Home, April, 2017
Cover Feature, On the UP, Spring 2017
Green, Penelope. The New York Times, April 26, 2017 
2016
Braganza, Chantal. State of the Art, Designlines Magazine, Winter 2016
2015
Hernandez, Jasmin. Thrush Holmes: The Poetic Rocker Behind ‘Heavy Painting’, Whitehot Magazine, September 26, 2015
2014
Kelly, Deirdre. Why This Den is Thrush Holmes’ Favourite Room, The Globe and Mail, October 24, 2014
Benaroia, Iris. Neo-neon fine art: This artist’s electric mash-ups would look amazing on your wall, The Globe and Mail, October 1, 2014
Hudson, Kathryn. The exciting RISE of Thrush Holmes: EMPIRE STATE OF MIND, Elle Canada, May 1, 2014
Thrush Holmes: More, Blouin Art + Auction, May, 2014
Clarke, Bill. Canadian Art Highlights at the New York Fairs, CanadianArt.ca, March 12, 2014
Fee, Brian. Confidence in Compelling Projects, VOLTA NY, March 10, 2014 Laluyan, O. Thrush Holmes: It’s Called A Neon Romance, Arte Fuse, January 29, 2014
Buhmann, Stephanie. Buhmann on Art, Chelsea Now, January 29, 2014
10 Opening Exhibitions to Watch, MutualArt.com, January 28, 2014
Thrush Holmes: All Lit Up on Wine, Mapanare.us, January 21, 2014 
2013
The Artists, Harold Luxury for Men, Canada, December 2013
Shamsher, Aliyah. Thrush Holmes – Artist 2.0, Frische, November 27, 2013 The Erratic Artistry of Thrush Holmes, We Heart Magazine, March 11, 2013 Interview with Thrush Holmes, 1968 Magazine, 2013
Daab Publishing. BRIGHT! TYPOGRAPHY BETWEEN ILLUSTRATION AND ART (hardcover), January, 2013
Bradbury, Tara. Thrush Holmes, The Telegram, May 11, 2013
Noelle, Tara. Artist in Review: Thrush Holmes, Notable.ca, February 5, 2013 Davidson, James. The Erratic Artistry of Thrush Holmes, Weheart.co.uk, May 11, 2013 
2012
Nanton, Katie. FYI Talent: Thrush Holmes, Artist in Bloom, Nuvo Magazine, Summer, 2012
Freed, Jeremy. A Peroni with Thrush Holmes, Sharp Magazine, September, 2012 
2011
Whyte, Murray. Thrush Holmes Empire end, but empire lives on, The Toronto Star, Fall, 2011
Sanderson, Vicky. Wunderkind, Thrush Holmes, The Toronto Star, Summer, 2011
Flack, Derek. Thrush Holmes’ reign on West Queen West set to end, BlogTO, Summer, 2011 
2010
Unknown. Thrush Holmes (Television Feature), Bravo, Arts & Minds, Spring, 2010
Baxter, Glenn. Thrush Holmes, Calvin Klein, Sutherland Models, In Fashion, Fashion Television, Spring, 2010
Dault, Gary Michael. Thrush Holmes at the Thrush Holmes Empire, The Globe and Mail, February 20, 2010 
2009
Conner, Alexander. Thrush Holmes, Come Into land, Winter, 2009
RZ, The Artist, Thrush Holmes, Fashion Quarterly (FQ), Sprint, 2009
Vegh, Stephanie. Thrush Holmes, Map Magazine, Winter, 2009 
2008
Hannon, Gerald. Art=Money, Thrush Holmes Profile, Toronto Life, Winter, 2008
Mcdowell, Adam. AGO art hop makes hearts stop; For some it was Thrush Holmes; for others, the skin, National Post, April 19, 2008
Dault, Gary Michael. Thrush Holmes at the Thrush Holmes Empire, The Globe and Mail, May 10, 2008
2007
Rhodes, Richard, To Watch, Canadian Art Magazine, Winter, 2007
Dault, Gary Michael. Truman Couture, A.K.A. Thrush Holmes at The Thrush Holmes Empire, The Globe and Mail, September 29, 2007
Sandals, Leah. A yarn wolf at the door of a yarn house, National Post, December 1, 2007
Unknown. Best of Toronto, Thrush Holmes, NOW Magazine, November 1-7, 2007
Dault, Gary Michael. This Holmes on Holmes provokes indignant outrage, The Globe and Mail, July 14, 2007
Moy, Craig. Hot Art, Art Scene’s Hottest Question, WHERE, July 2007 Goddard, Peter. GOLD THRUSH, Empire Strikes Back, The Toronto Star, March 24, 2007
Dault, Gary Michael. Building an Empire where art rules, The Globe and Mail, January 27, 2007
Kertesz, Viviane. Holmes at Home, WHERE, September, 2007
Neubacher, Manny. Thrush Holmes, Toronto Living (television), Summer, 2007 
Dault, Gary Michael. Thrush Holmes and the urgencies of Empire, Current, August 9, 2007 Eller, Erin. One man’s Empire, MASS Art Guide, September, 2007
Unknown. Thrush; No Hermit, The Torontoist, January 25, 2007
Unknown. Empire Inaugural Exhibition, NOW Magazine, February 1, 2007 
Ryan, Carol-Anne. Empire Strikes Queen Street, Our Neighbourhood, February, 2007
Madsen, Bjarke. Thrills From Thrush, NOW Magazine, March 1, 2007 
2006
Cullum, Jerry. Artist has a little fun, lets viewers unlock meaning, Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 16, 2006
Jager, David. MYTH ME, Thrush Holmes Monumentalizes Himself, NOW Magazine, March 16, 2006
Goddard, Peter. Bravery, chutzpah on offer, The Toronto Star, March 23, 2006


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