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Robert John Holland, American artist. Recipient awards Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, 1978. Member environmental and planning board Town of Sardinia, New York, 1983-1984; member planning and zoning board Town of Arkwright, New York, 1997. With United States Army, 1967-1970. Member American Killifish Association, Hallwalls Contemporary Center Arts.

Background

Holland, Robert John was born on December 20, 1945 in Buffalo. Son of Francis John and Doris Bernice (Liddle) Holland.

Education

Student, Auburn (New York) Community College, 1964-1966;Bachelor of Science in Psychology, New York University, Buffalo, 1973;Master of Social Work, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1977.

Career

Waterwell driller, F.J. Holland Drilling, Chaffee, New York, 1970-1982;waterwell driller, R.J. Holland Drilling, Chaffee, 1982-1986;aquarist, Aquarium in Niagara Falls, New York, 1986-1987;artist, Cassadaga, New York, since 1988. Teacher Seneca Indian History Society, Irving, New York, since 1991.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Puzzle Has Four Pieces, 1995 (Curator's choice Pyramid Atlantic Books Arts Fair 1997), Anaerobic Decomposiiton, Aerobic Composiiton and Hall of Science, 1993-1997. One-man shows include Olean (New York ) Art Gallery, 1978, Auburn Gallery, Buffalo, 1986, Kenneth Young Gallery, Lawtons, New York, 1991, Theatre in the Square, Williamsville, New York, 1993-1995, Beaver Meadows Audubon Center, North Java, New York, 1995, The Upper Crust Gallery, Fredonia, New York, 1997, The Chautaugua Center for Visual Arts The Chautaugua Institute, New York, 2000. Group shows include L&L Gallery, Longview, Texas, 1979-1980, New York State Capitol Gallery, Albany, 1984-1986, Goldome Bank Gallery, Buffalo, 1987, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, 1992-1994, Waligur-Doering Gallery, Hamburg, New York, 1995, Art Dialogue Gallery, Buffalo, 1997.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member environmental and planning board Town of Sardinia, New York, 1983-1984. Member planning and zoning board Town of Arkwright, New York, 1997. With United States Army, 1967-1970.

Member American Killifish Association, Hallwalls Contemporary Center Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: aviculture, aquaculture, organic farming, landscape design, softball.

Connections

Married Dorothy Ellen Foigelman, August 30, 1994.

father:
Francis John Holland

mother:
Doris Bernice (Liddle) Holland

spouse:
Dorothy Ellen Foigelman