~By Stan J. Strickland~
Artist Proof Limited Edition: 63/65
With a career that spans four decades, Stan J. Strickland has established himself as the preeminent ambassador of the Old South, a talented chronicler of a simpler time. His sensitive and dignified portrayals of life in his native southland in the mid-nineteenth century have delighted art collectors the world over. In each of his limited edition prints, Strickland conveys an abiding appreciation of the romance and gentility which typified southern antebellum culture. Over the years Strickland's prints have consistently sold out, commanding many times their issue price on the secondary market.
He learned printing as a child and later worked as a newspaperman, machinist, and air traffic controller. After serving four years in the Air Force, he enrolled in the University of Tulsa where he graduated with honors from the College of Fine and Professional Arts in 1970.
Stan began his painting career in 1971, and by 1975 had emerged as a fulltime professional. Since then he has taught art both privately and in the public school system and as artist-in-residence at Georgia College & State University.
Winner of many regional and several national awards, his work now hangs in private and corporate collections throughout the United States ... read more