Stephen Holland

Painting, Visual Artist

1941 –

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Who is Stephen Holland?

Stephen Holland is an American artist, known for his portraits of athletes and celebrities. Holland's most famous paintings have been of Muhammad Ali. Together they have released numerous limited edition prints, most of which are sold out.

As a young painter, Holland could not afford to hire live models. The images he found in boxing magazines became his subjects. Holland attended the School of Industrial Art, which devoted half of each day to art studies. Later, he attended Pratt Institute, the Art Students League and the School of Visual Arts, all in New York City.

In addition to being the official artist of the Los Angeles Kings, Holland is one of the twelve artists selected by the United States Olympic Committee to represent the 100th Anniversary of the Olympics. He completed eleven paintings for the Baltimore Ravens' Walk of Fame, commemorating their path of victory to Super Bowl XXXV. In 2008, his art commemorated the year-long celebration of the Los Angeles Dodgers' 50 years in Los Angeles.

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Born
1941
New York City
Also known as
  • Stephan Holland
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Pratt Institute
  • School of Visual Arts
  • High School of Art and Design

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on July 23, 2013

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