Award winning Cleveland artist, Hollis Richardson has been producing expressive forms of fine art for over seventy years. He is a highly productive artist of modern art and sculpture, including stylized and abstract oil paintings, drawings. It is a whimsical, expressionistic style with organic shapes, strong patterns and bright colors often reflecting his interest in people and other cultures. It is expressive modern art that is distinctive, a style immediately recognized across his various genres. While originally inspired by post-impressionist artists he saw in European museums, today he has many influences, including Van Gogh, Ergon Schiele, Chaim Soutine Gustav Klimt and African art.
A professional artist, Hollis Richardson is dedicated to creating works of art that are unique, expressive and effectively incorporate the elements of design. His excitement about creating paintings, drawings and sculpture coupled with his extensive experience of creating artwork has given him the confidence to work spontaneously from his imagination, without a plan or visual image to follow. Consequently, it allows the artist to work freely, to be creative and to produce modern art with immediacy. His paintings and sculpture are stylized to simplify the subject and to convey the mood of the subject more directly. It is often artwork with a touch of whimsy and humor. His art is noted for his use of color. He is adept at using minimal forms and colors to create a mood and to organize the composition. His deliberate use of distortion yields compositions that have both harmony and tension. The simplicity of his artwork is accomplished with a high degree of artistic skill. Richardson continuously strives to bring together the elements of design to create an even better work of art than his last. Over the years his work has continually evolved, as he explores and tries new ideas and pushes his own boundaries. Sometimes referred to as an artist’s artist, his work is collected by discerning collectors nationwide.
Visit the gallery often to follow the progress of his work. Everyone deserves to collect great art. Brighten your home with the expressive wall art of Hollis Richardson. You will be rewarded with the pleasure it continually brings you.