Susan Holland

Artist, wood carver, student of life in Bellevue, Washington

Susan Holland

Artist, wood carver, student of life in Bellevue, Washington

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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 and three dimensional works.

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 and carving workshop in Bellevue,WA. Works shown in Gallery [context] at the Seattle Design Center and a featured artist in the 2013 CSA program in Seattle, Currently part of ArtEast in Issaquah WA, and in various local projects sponsored by this organization.

www.sghollandartstudio.yolasite is my most current website. Email me regarding available artworks. Be sure to identify yourself in the subject line.

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 in fine quality note card format.

2015 project: Illustrations on wood panels for McMenamin's new Bothell Hotel Complex. Check it out! Online critique for artists in a private setting. , a writer's group is the most current project I am involved in.

  • Work
    • Paintings, and hand made wood vessels
  • Education
    • Temple U: Tyler School of Fine Arts, Griffin Business School: compute
    • r Science and Programming.