Robert Hollis is active/lives in California, Michigan. Robert Hollis is known for figure, land-and seascape painting.
Biography Robert Hollis
Robert Hollis was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1947. His formal art education began when he was 14 at the Cass Technical School of Fine Art. This provided Hollis with exceptional instruction in the necessary foundational skills for drawing and painting. In 1965 he was awarded a talent-based scholarship to the Kansas City Art Institute. From 1971 to 1975, Robert Hollis traveled and studied in Europe and South America. While in Europe, Hollis' work was heavily influenced by the old masters and the quality of Mediterranean light. Canvas preparation took multiple weeks, as the raw linen was stretched by hand, primed with layers of materials, and dried by sunlight. According to Hollis, "An oil ground app
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