Description The famous Shinnecock Hills Golf Course in New York state is the oldest course in the USA and has hosted The US Open golf championship 5 times so far with the last in 2018. This is the classic view with the clubhouse in the distance.
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.