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Robert John Holland

Robert John Holland

(b. 1945)
Born: Buffalo, NY, United States

Robert Holland is a sixth generation Western New York native.  Currently he is a full time artist but has worked as second generation water well driller in his family fifty-four- year- old business for 16 years. Additionally, he was an exhibits aquarist-curator at Niagara Falls Aquarium . His other work includes planning, building and design work at Ken-Ton Physical Therapy, at which his wife started in Kenmore. NY.  He attended Buffalo State College, majoring in psychology, then the University of Buffalo for graduate school for Social Work, macro planning and organization. Additionally, he also attended the  Wolf Clan Teaching Lodge of Seneca Indian Historical Society, a  NY State Education Charter and is certified and qualified to teach traditional Seneca ways of truth. He designed and manages a 53 acre research habitat for threatened and endangered species in WNY and also drafted the constitution used for Preservation of Agricultural Land Society in Ontario as well as the North America's first aquatic horticulture research and award program. He was awarded Author or the Years 73-74 by Canadian Organization of Aquarium Clubs

Holland said that " I see art where and how it is and follow my bliss." His art is influenced by the BelleStarr of Colden, NY. It is there that he said he developed as a dancer, painter, and photographer.

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