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Gene Grigsby Holland Edit Profile

also known as Scottie Holland

Artist ( art: visiting)artist

Gene Grigsby Holland, American Artist ( art: visiting)artist. Recipient numerous art awards, 1978-1982. Member AARP (parlimentarian Apopka chapter), International Society of Artists, Council of Arts and Sciences for Center Florida, Federation Women's.

Background

Holland, Gene Grigsby was born on June 30, 1928 in Hazard, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Edward and Virginia Lee (Watson) Grigsby.

Education

3 children.48, Ralph Smith, Washington, 1977, Clint Carter, Atlanta, 1977, R. Jordan, Winter Park, Florida, 1979, Cedric Baldwin Egeli Workshop, Charleston, South Carolina., 1984. Various clerical and secretarial positions, 1948-1952;news reporter, photographer Bryan (Texas) Daily News, 1952. Clerk Fogarty Brothers Moving and Transfer, Tampa and Miami, Florida, 1954-1957.

Teacher elementary Schools, Hillsborough County, Florida, 1968-1972. Salesperson, associate real estate, 1984^. Owner, operator antique store, 1982-1987.

One-womanand group shows include Tampa Woman's Clubhouse, 1973, Cor Jesu, Tampa, 1973, bank, Monks Corner, South Carolina., 1977, Summerville Artists Guild, 1977-1978, Apopka (Florida) Art and Foliage Festival, 1980, 81, 82, Florida Federation Women's Clubs, 1980, 81, 82. Numerous group shows, latest being:Island Gifts, Tampa, 1980-1982, Brandon (Florida) Station, 1980-1981, Holland Originals, Orlando, Florida. Represented in permanent collections including Combank, Apopka, also private collections.

Volunteer American Red Cross, Tampa, 1965-1969, United Fund Campaign, 1975-1976. President Mango (Florida) Elementary School Parent-Teachers Association,1966-1967. President Tampa Civic Association, 1974-1975.

Volunteer Easter Seal Fund Campaign, 1962-1963. Art chairman Apopka Art & Foliage Festival, 1990. Deaconness Control Christian Church of Orlando, 1992-1994, chairman bible study 1993-1994.

Deaconness First Christian Church of Tampa, 1996^.

Career

Various clerical and secretarial positions, 1948-1952. News reporter, photographer Bryan (Texas) Daily News, 1952. Clerk Fogarty Brothers Moving and Transfer, Tampa and Miami, Florida, 1954-1957.

Teacher elementary schools, Hillsborough County, 1968-1972. Salesperson, associate real estate, 1984-2000. Owner, operator antique store, 1982-1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman and group shows include Tampa Woman's Clubhouse, 1973, Cor Jesu, Tampa, 1973, Bank, Monks Corner, South Carolina, 1977, Summerville Artists Guild, 1977-1978, Apopka (Florida) Art and Foilage Festival, 1980, 81, 82, Florida Federation Women's Clubs, 1980, 81, 82. Numerous group shows, latest being Island Gifts, Tampa, 1980-1982, Brandon (Florida) Station, 1980-1981, Holland Originals, Orlando, Florida. Represented in permanent and private collections.

Membership

Volunteer American Red Cross, Tampa, 1965-1969, United Fund Campaign, 1975-1976. President Mango (Florida) Elementary School Parent-Teachers Association, 1966-1967. President Tampa Civic Association, 1974-1975.

Volunteer Easter Seal Fund Campaign, 1962-1963. Art chairman Apopka Art & Foilage Festival, 1990. Deaconness Central Christian Church Orlando, 1992-1994, chairman bible study, 1993-1994.

Deaconness First Christian Church Tampa, 1996-1999. Member AARP (parlimentarian Apopka chapter), Daughters of the American Revolution, International Society Artists, Council Arts & Sciences for Central Florida, Federation Women's Clubs (president Tampa Civic 1974-1975), Methodist Women's Society (secretary 1976-1977), National Trust History Preservation, National History Society, Florida Genealogical and History Society, American Guild Flower Arrangers, The National Grigsby Family Society (associate secretary 1991-1992, corporation section 1992-1996, director 1995-1997, 99-2001, 06—08, Southwest chapter director 1997-2000, 06—07), International Inner Wheel Club (past chairman district 696, president Tampa 1972-1973), Friday Morning Musicale Club (1st vice president board incorporators Tampa 1974-1975, board directors), General Federation of Florida Clubs Apopka Woman's Club (president 1981-1982, board directors 1983-1985, Woman of Year 1991-1992), Apopka Tennis Over 50's Group Club (president 1988-1990), Federated Garden Club Plant City Florida (conservation chairman), South Bay Genealogical Society, Tampa PC User Group, Computer Club Inc. of Sun City Centers, Lexington Genealogical Association, Newcomers Club of Greater Columbia, South Carolina.

Connections

Married George William Holland, September 22, 1950. 3 children.

father:
Edward Grigsby

mother:
Virginia Lee (Watson) Grigsby

spouse:
George William Holland