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Born: Rolland Harve Golden, New Orleans, LA. November 8, 1931

ART EDUCATION: Graduated - John McCrady Art School, New Orleans, LA.
Brief Bio: ROLLAND GOLDEN, nationally recognized artist, resides in Natchez, Ms. and Folsom, La. He is listed in numerous art directors, including Marquis' WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN ART and has won many awards from New York to California. He has had over 100 one-man exhibitions in galleries, cultural centers and museums in the U. S., as well as one-man touring exhibitions (Invitationals), notably, the former U.S.S.R. 1975-77 and France 1993-95. Golden's works are in countless private and corporate collections in the U.S. and abroad, as well as many museums, including the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Mississippi Museum of Art, The Historic New Orleans Museum of Art and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, N. O.  Golden is a member of many national art organizations, including  The National Arts Club, N. Y. (First Place winner 3 times).    He has also juried prestigious exhibitions across the U.S. Among the books published on his work are:  ROLLAND GOLDEN: JOURNEYS OF A SOUTHERN ARTIST by R. John Kemp and THE WORLD OF ROLLAND GOLDEN by Don Lee Keith. Some of the national art books that include his work are: ART IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, Works from the (Roger) Ogden Collection, SPLASH, AMERICA'S BEST CONTEMPORARY WATERCOLORISTS; EASY SOLUTIONS: COLOR MIXING WATERCOLOR; BEST OF OIL PAINTING; BEST OF WATERCOLOR PAINTING; BEST OF ACRYLIC PAINTING; CREATIVE PORTRAITS and CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS.
National art magazines that have featured his work are: AMERICAN ARTIST and their WATERCOLOR magazine; LOUISIANA CULTURAL VISTAS, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA LIFE and MISSISSIPPI magazines, to name a few.

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