Hollis Williford

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oil on linen

14 x 18 inches


Sheep Ranch

oil on linen

10 x 8 inches


About Hollis Williford

As a native Texan, Hollis Williford began his study of art at the University of Texas at Arlington and finished with a degree from the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. He left his successful illustration career in California to pursue new avenues of art and to be closer to the outdoor lifestyle of Colorado.


Hollis Williford was well regarded as a versatile artist. He was a master draftsman, as well as painter and sculptor. Williford's work is in many important private, corporate and museum collections, including the Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and the Denver Art Museum. His bronze monuments grace many public buildings throughout the United States.


Williford died in January 2007 at age 66.