Rhys Farrell

The Crush Corners
Aerosol & gesso on board, 91 x 91 cm, 2017

 

Neon Timeout
Aerosol & gesso on wood panel, 30 x 30 x 30 cm, 2017

 

A Mild Afternoon
Aerosol, gesso and latex enamel on wood panel, 60 x 60 cm , 2018

 

Education
2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting & Drawing) with Distinction, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada.

Grants/Scholarships/Awards
2015 The Arthur and Betty Torode Memorial Scholarship, Alberta College of Art and Design.
2015 The Doris Brown Memorial Scholarship, Alberta College of Art and Design.
2015 The Richard Halliday Memorial Scholarship, Alberta College of Art and Design
2012 Second Year Painting Scholarship, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada.

 

Solo Exhibitions
2018 Changing Planes, Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary, Canada.
2018 The Wind in the Awning, Espacio Pinea, Rota, Spain.
2017 Bemused, Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary, Canada.
2016 Patterns on Patterns, Art Commons, Calgary, Canada.
2015 Optic, Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary, Canada.
2015 P230 1-5 P260 1-5, Marion Nicholl Gallery, Calgary, Canada.

Group Exhibitions
2016 Summer Group Show, Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary, Canada.
2016 Gradshow, Alberta College of Art and Design.
2015 OPhemeral, Plethora Artist Guild Loft 112, Calgary, Canada.
2015 Summer Group Show, Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary, Canada.
2015 Art For Food, Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary, Canada.
2014 Fridge Worthy, Alberta College Of Art and Design.
2012 Origin, 22nd Century Social Club, Museum of Contemporary Art, Calgary, Canada.

Residencies2018 Pinea Linea de Costa, Rota, Spain.

Public Art
2018 Triangle Checkerboard, Beltline Mural Association, Calgary, Canada.
2018 Light of the Sky Mural, Rota, Spain.

Press
2017 Rhys Farrell’s Trippy Op Art, Galleries West, Canada.
2017 Must See’s This Week, Canadian Art Magazine, Canada.
2016 Rhys Douglas Farrell, Branded, Calgary, Canada.
2015 Must See’s This Week, Canadian Art Magazine, Canada.
2015 Don’t Fence Him In, Swerve Magazine, Calgary, Canada.

Professional ServiceĀ 
2017 Invited Artist Presentation, Toronto School Of Arts, Toronto, Canada.
2017 Pinstripped Installation, Arts Commons, Calgary, Canada.
2016 Colour Sensations, Invited Guest Presentation, Art 231.01 2-D Fundamentals, University of Calgary, Department of Art.
2016 Artist Talk: Happenings 6, Art Commons, Calgary, Canada.
2016 Mach Band + Moire Mural, Telus Science Center, Calgary, Canada.
2015 Optic Tunnel, Telus Spark Science Center, Calgary, Canada.
2013 Painting Representative, Alberta College of Art and Design.