Born: Philadelphia PA, Education: The George School 1956, Temple University's Tyler School of Fine Arts 1959.
Work: Teaching and designing Art curriculum for Valley Forge Christian Academy 1967 until 1973.
Moved to Puget Sound area, WA , where I created hollandART Studio in Issaquah --a venue for classes taught by others and myself, and hosted regular workshops with live models.
Won a juried booth at the main Bellevue's Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair with awards in oil painting and pastel drawing, as well as statewide festivals and fairs showing two dimensional works. Further fairs and shows ensued.
Various commissions for animal portraits in the Seattle area, and sales of pastels, paintings, carvings and prints in collections in local and national shows.
Produced under the auspices of Visual Arts League, and curated the 3 Americas! international exhibit in 2001 which traveled from UMDNJ, Piscataway NJ, to Lincoln Center, NY, NY, and then to various city venues and libraries for several years thereafter.
Currently working in Bellevue WA , a recent move, with a studio in Bellevue and a wood shop in Kirkland. Currently I have had works shown recently in Gallery [context] at the Seattle Design Center and was juried as a featured artist in the 2013 CSA program in Seattle, Currently showing at EAFA Gallery at Seattle Design Center, and at ArtEast events.
www.ooothere.com is my main website. Email me regarding available artworks. firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to identify yourself in the subject line.
THE ANTITHESIS! A new sideline is afoot: The Spinoffery! While I do not make giclees or reproduce my work in printed format, I do play with images of my work in progress. I call this making "spin-offs", and the results are, by nature, only pixels on a screen until they are printed.
THE NEWEST PROJECT: Illustrations on wood panels for McMenamin's new Bothell Hotel Complex.
THE NEWER THAN THAT PROJECT: www.artgroupcritique.org Check it out! Online critique for artists in a private setting.