Paula B. Holtzclaw
“I choose to paint what is beautiful and meaningful, knowing that this act of celebrating and communicating the beauty in this world has the power to uplift and inspire.” – Paula Holtzclaw
North Carolina-based artist Paula Holtzclaw has gained a national reputation for her ability to capture the drama of nature on canvas. Light-filled paintings of pristine, undeveloped landscapes are executed with a unique blend of classical realism and impressionism, while her still life paintings demonstrate a love of the Old Masters’ works.
Holtzclaw is a Master Member of American Women Artists, and Women Artists of the West. She has been honored with Signature Memberships in the Oil Painters of America, The American Society of Marine Artists, National Oil and Acrylic Painter’s Society and The American Impressionist Society. Recently awarded “Out of State” Artist status in the historic California Art Club, Holtzclaw is by invitation, an artist member of the Salmagundi Club of New York and the Plein Air Painters of the SouthEast. She often serves as an entry and awards juror for regional and national exhibitions. Holtzclaw served on the Executive Board of American Women Artists from 2012 – 2019, a 501 (c) (3) educational nonprofit organization, dedicated to advancement of women through the arts.