Description The famous Carnoustie Golf Course Scotland together with the Clubhouse in the background. A classic view of this golf course that is one of the favorites for hosting The Open Championship. A beautiful golf course that we can all understand why the Scots are so proud of. Bill's maternal ancestry hails back to Aberdeen Scotland ( one of the many reasons he loves to paint the golf courses of Scotland).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.
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.