Born 1963, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Lives and works in Hantsport, Nova Scotia
Wolstenholme received a Bachelor of Fine Art in 1986 from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax and a Master of Fine Art in 1992 from the State University of New York, The College at New Paltz. Her pharmaceutically inspired sculptures and jewellery gained notoriety internationally and her work has been widely featured in magazines and journals, namely Harper's, People, Newsweek, C Magazine, and the London Sunday Times, as well as being reviewed in numerous art magazines and journals.
Wolstenholme's one person exhibitions include: AH, Saw Gallery, Ottawa, ON, 2002; Pharmacopoeia, Hamilton Artist's Inc., Hamilton ON, 1999; Pills, grunt gallery, Vancouver, BC, 1998; Patience, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, 1996; The Persistence of Denial, College Art Gallery, The College at New Paltz, New York, NY, 1992. Her group exhibitions include: Container, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Conn., 2003/4; Gill/Wolstenholme, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, 2002; Surface Tourist, 15 Cecil Park, Crouch End, London UK, 2002; Art and Music Memorabelia, Horse Hospital Gallery, London UK, 2001; The Time Machine, Sculpture in the 20th Century, The University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge AB, 2001; Desire: Greg Forest, Lauren Schaffer, Colleen Wolstenholme, Confederation Centre, Charlottetown, PEI and St. Mary's University Art Centre, Halifax, NS, 2000-01.
Colleen Wolstenholme is represented by Pari Nadimi Gallery, Torornto, ON.
Pill Daisies, 1999, photograph, varied dimensions.
Photo by Colleen Wolstenholme.