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Artist Bio

Roy is a highly regarded international artist of some 45 years’ experience.  His art is in many private collections around the world, he is accomplished in many styles of painting including watercolour, acrylics, oils, pastels and more recently collage with mixed media approach through the use of materials such as handmade papers and natural fibres.

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Experience The works of Roy Holding

A Timeless Artist

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After National service in the 1950s, Roy completed a formal art education at Barnet College Hertfordshire, his love of painting led him to explore all elements of media that give his art today a distinctive character.In 1970 Roy moved to Buckinghamshire and was invited to hold a solo exhibition at the then Clark Gallery in Stony Stratford.Since then Roy has exhibited throughout the UK, his work is in private collections throughout Britain and in Canada, America, Austrailia, New Zealand, Germany, France, China and Japan.He has also lectured students in America.In 2002 Roy set up a studio at Art Works in Great Linford, Milton Keynes where he worked and ran many art workshops teaching water colour and intricate techniques he personally developed in mixed media.Roy since moved to larger premises within the stunning Town Hall in the market square at Towcester, thus enabling him to show his finished work to great advantage in the wonderful light gallery whilst working his magic on bold landscapes in various media.Roy is a highly regarded artist with over 45 years experience, and is extremely accomplished in water colour, pastels, acrylics, oils, mixed media and collage.   His favoured subjects are dramatic rural landscapes that can be found in remote parts of Wales, Scotland and the Lake District. Recently he has become captivated by hill top towns and villages in Europe particularly Italy and France and these subjects showcase his bold and adventurous use of colour and texture.Roy is currently the President of Towcester & District Art Society.The Gallery/Studio at Towcester is open for viewing most days.

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Available Paintings


Visit Roy's studio in Towcester where you can see a selection of his works of art.

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Thank you for your interest. For any enquiries, commission requests or studio visits, please contact Roy today.

07515 494752

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