David Holden


David Holden's deeply autobiographical work captures his childhood in the early-to-mid 1970s in Montreal.


Your favourite spot in Toronto right now

The Island

Favourite medium

oil on canvas

When did you start making art, and why?

As a child

Beverage of choice

French Breakfast tea

What do you listen to when you work?

WNYC/NPR podcasts

Jays vs. Raptors


Describe your home in 3 words

A room with a view

Best season of the year in Toronto

Late spring...long days

Only thing you need when you leave the house

My keys

Why is art important to you?

Good for the soul.