Description The 16th Hole at the Ko'olau Golf Club in Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii has a particularly spectacular view towards the mountain range. The sun is shining a warm glow on the mountain which is bringing out the range of deep colors in the light and dark areas. Ko'olau Golf Course was ranked 7Th of the top 100 United States Golf Courses by Golflink.com in 2008. Situated on the edge of a rain forest and nestled below Oahu's popular Pali lookout. One of the worlds most challenging courses with breathtaking views. Bill has been painting and selling his artworks and prints for over 30 years and they are collected worldwide. Bill is ranked among the best sellers for golf course prints in the various forms, whether on art paper or canvas together with the wide variety of golfing related gifts for the golfing enthusiast. Prints of Bill's golfing paintings are also perfect for prizes such as competitions e.g. Captains Day, Annual Open, Club Championship, Ladies Day, Seniors and Juniors Championships, Pro-Am etc. You will find a good selection of famous golf courses in his collection on this site and we suggest you click on the follow button and you will then see his latest works at each time of posting.
Bill Holkham Member Since January 2014 Artist Statement Bill Holkham is an artist who paints in the various forms of watercolors, pastels and oils. His work covers a wide variety of subjects such as golf, landscapes, cities, aircraft, towns, wildlife, fishing, marine, hunting, genre, houses and vacation homes. Prints of his golf course paintings have been in popular demand over the last few years and are great for clubhouses, golfing prizes, offices, dens and home decoration in general.
His artworks have been selling for the past 30 years and appear in company and private collections throughout the world. Interior designers/decorators have commissioned his work to help achieve the ambiance they are seeking for a particular home, office, restaurant or other location. His endeavor is to achieve a harmonious effect in his paintings through the careful selection of colors and the tonal values.
Successful Juried Exhibitions have included Bucks Arts Society, Chelsea Arts Society London, Museum of Oxford England, Guild of Aviation Artists, Gainesville Fine Art Association, Southern Art League, Naples Invitational Arts Show, Mount Dora Annual Arts Exhibition and many others. Bill has been awarded First Prize for Art and various Honorable Mentions.
Commissions other than individuals have included The World Bank, Heathrow International Conference Center, Flying Clubs (e.g. The Beagle Pup Club), Personal Plane Services (e.g. for Morane A1 restored for the Fantasy of Flight Museum), Health Trusts, Churches and Church Organizations, Major Ford Car Dealership, Restaurants across the world, various office Locations across the world. These have been either for a specific occasion or to help achieve that certain ambiance the commissioner is seeking.