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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ABOUT ROY

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.

 

Available Paintings

PLEASE RING ROY ON 07515494752 TO CHECK THAT THE PAINTING YOU ARE INTERESTED IN IS STILL AVAILABLE.

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

1R20 Snowden from Beddgelert Forest.jpg
1R20 Snowden from Beddgelert Forest.jpg

Oil on canvas 1.2m x 1m ****THIS PAINTING HAS SOLD***

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22R21 Rangers path Snowden.jpg
22R21 Rangers path Snowden.jpg

Water colour ***THIS PAINTING HAS SOLD***

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2R20 Farm above Landbeder North Wales.jpg
2R20 Farm above Landbeder North Wales.jpg

Oil on canvas 1.2m x 1m ***THIS PAINTING HAS SOLD***

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3R20 Bridge at Llanberis Pass.jpg
3R20 Bridge at Llanberis Pass.jpg

Oil on canvas 96 x 71cm ***THIS PAINTING HAS SOLD***

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4R20 Llyn Llydaw.jpg
4R20 Llyn Llydaw.jpg

Oil on canvas 91cm x 60cm

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6R20 Tree House.jpg
6R20 Tree House.jpg

Framed pastel 66cm x 5cm

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7R20 Water fall below Llyn Llydaw.jpg
7R20 Water fall below Llyn Llydaw.jpg

Framed water on collage

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8R20 Slate miners cottages Ffestiniog.jpg
8R20 Slate miners cottages Ffestiniog.jpg

Oil on canvas 1.83m x 1.22 m

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9R20 Fishing village Vietnam.jpg
9R20 Fishing village Vietnam.jpg

Oil on collage 1m x .50m

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10R20 Abstract Tuscany Italy.jpg
10R20 Abstract Tuscany Italy.jpg

Collage on oil 1.20 x 1m

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12R21 Pitigliano Tuscany Italy.jpg
12R21 Pitigliano Tuscany Italy.jpg

Framed egg tempera 94cm x 30cm

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13R21 San Casciano Dei Bagni Italy.jpg
13R21 San Casciano Dei Bagni Italy.jpg

Framed egg tempera 94cm x 30cm

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15R21 Slate miners cottage Ffestiniog.jpg
15R21 Slate miners cottage Ffestiniog.jpg

Framed water colour 94cm x 50cm

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16R21 Pitigliano Tuscany.jpg
16R21 Pitigliano Tuscany.jpg

Oil collage on canvas 1.20m x 1 m

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17R21 Greek Island of Santorini.jpg
17R21 Greek Island of Santorini.jpg

Oil on canvas 1m x.80m

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18R21 Impressions of Tuscany Italy.jpg
18R21 Impressions of Tuscany Italy.jpg

Oil collage on canvas 1m x .50m

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20R21 San Casciano Dei Bagni Italy.jpg
20R21 San Casciano Dei Bagni Italy.jpg

Egg tempera collage 73cm x 52cm

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21R21 Winter barn.jpg
21R21 Winter barn.jpg

Water colour

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5R20 Crib Goch.jpg
5R20 Crib Goch.jpg

Oil on canvas 1m x 1m ***THIS PAINTING HAS SOLD***

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Contact Me

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

07515 494752

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