Stephen Holland

Biography

Stephan Holland and Dewey GraffStephen Holland grew up in New York City in the 1960’s and has been living in Southern California for the last three decades. Stephen Holland began drawing as soon as he could hold a pencil; Stephen's abilities actually blossomed while attending a special high school, which devoted half of each day to art studies. He later attended the Art Students League, the School of Visual Arts and Pratt Institute, all in New York City.

Holland's talent and contributions to art and sports received national recognition in 1993, when the American Sport Art Museum awarded him the honor of Sports Artist of the Year. Other honors include being the Official Artist of the Los Angeles Dodger’s, Los Angeles King’s and being one of the twelve artists selected by the United States Olympic Committee to represent the 100th Anniversary of the Olympics. His work is found in the collections of celebrities, athletes, and private collectors around the globe.

Stephen Holland begins by thoroughly researching his chosen subject and looking at hundreds of photographs. Then he moves to the canvas, depicting the quintessential moment of dramatic action that defines the athlete or performer. The background is kept loose and almost graffiti-like. Acrylics and spray paint are the dominant mediums, with additional elements like pencil, crayon and even dirt occasionally employed. Stephen Holland has created a style perfectly suited for his intense, gritty, in-your-face subject matter. “It’s not so much about the rendering but about the form, shapes and colors,” says the artist. “That’s what makes it rich and delicious for me.”

Title
Medium
Year
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2003
Giclee on Canvas
2010
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2012
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2006
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2006
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2006
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2006
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2006
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2006
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2006
Giclee on Canvas
1996
Giclee on Paper
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2008
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2004
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2006
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2008
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2005
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2007
Giclee on Canvas
2003
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2012
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2005
Giclee on Canvas
--
Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2011
Giclee on Paper
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
--
Lithograph on Paper
1990
Giclee on Canvas
2014
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2008
Giclee on Canvas
2012
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2001
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2001
Giclee on Canvas
2003
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2011
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2008
Giclee on Canvas
2004
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2011
Giclee on Canvas
2012
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2006
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2012
Giclee on Canvas
--
Giclee on Canvas
--
Giclee on Canvas
--
Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2007
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2008
Giclee on Canvas
2010
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2008
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2005
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2003
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
--
Giclee on Canvas
2006
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2002
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2002
Giclee on Canvas
2008
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2007
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2006
Lithograph on Paper
--
Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2005
Giclee on Canvas
2007
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
--
Giclee on Canvas
2007
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2004
Giclee on Canvas
--
Giclee on Canvas
--
Giclee on Canvas
--
Serigraph on Canvas
1997
Giclee on Canvas
2009
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2008
Giclee on Paper
--
Giclee on Canvas
--
Giclee on Canvas
2005
Serigraph on Paper
--
Giclee on Canvas
2008
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2004
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2014
Lithograph on Paper
1991
Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2011
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2005
Lithograph on Paper
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2011
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2002
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2006
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2012
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2011
Lithograph on Paper
--
Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2011
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2004
Giclee on Canvas
2010
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2014
Giclee on Canvas
2007
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
--
Giclee on Paper
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2012
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2004
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2001
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2007
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2006
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2004
Giclee on Canvas
2005
Giclee on Canvas
2008
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2011
Giclee on Canvas
2010
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
--
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2007
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas
2007

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