Description Considered to be one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world this painting is of 7Th hole. The view includes the Pacific Ocean, Carmel Bay and Monterey Peninsula. The salmon colored sky is picked up by the landscape in several locations and drama is added with the waves crashing upon the rocks. This is an iconic view of a beautiful golf course. Last hosted the US Open in 2010 and will do so again in 2019 for the 6Th time. Bill's golf paintings and prints are in many private and company collections world wide.
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.