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artist

Laurence Preston Holden, British artist. Recipient Award of Merit, Atlanta Arts Festival, 1969, High Museum Art, Atlanta, 1968, Art in Public Places award City of Atlanta, 1977; Hambidge Center fellow, 1984-1997.

Background

Holden, Laurence Preston was born on October 30, 1945 in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England. Came to the United States, 1946. Son of Roy Preston and Iris Doreen (Butterworth) Holden.

Education

B.Visual Arts, Georgia State University, 1974. M.Visual Arts, Georgia State University, 1979.

Career

Part-time instructor graduate studies Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1993-1995. Adjunct instructor Atlanta College Art, 1991-1993, Brenau College, Atlanta, 1991, Kenesaw (Georgia) State University, 1981-1984. Visiting lecturer Georgia State University.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One man shows include Hambridge Center, Rabun Gap, Georgia, 1986, O.K. Harris, New York City, 1989, Berman Gallery, Atlanta, 1994, Macon & Company, Atlanta, 1998, Gwinnett Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, 1998. Exhibited in group shows at High Museum, Atlanta, 1968, 1980, Albany (Georgia) Museum, 1981, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Bellair, 1982, Tampa (Florida) Museum, 1985, Knoxville (Tennessee) Museum, 1987, Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, 1989, Eve Mannes Gallery, Atlanta, 1990, University Mobile (Alabama), 1996, Addison/Ripley Gallery, Washington, 1999, Art Center, Navarre, Florida, 1998. Represented in permanent collections Carnegie Center Peace, Washington, State of Georgia Collection, City of Atlanta, Internal Revenue Service Southeast Service Center, Chamblee, Georgia, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Delta Airline, Cincinnati Airport, La Guardia Airport, New York, Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Saks 5th Avenue, Houston, Hyatt Carlton Hotel, London, Ernst & Young, New York City, Equifax Corporation, Atlanta, Sheraton Hotel, Palm Beach, Florida, Kelsy-Seybold Hospital, Houston, Fisher College Business Ohio State University, Columbus, American Airlines.

      Contributor articles to professional journals. Reviewer Art Papers, Clay Times Journal, among others.

Connections

Married Carolyn Durant, December 6, 1974.

father:
Roy Preston Holden

mother:
Iris Doreen (Butterworth) Holden

spouse:
Carolyn Durant