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Fresh Glory

Fresh Glory

Rolland Golden
Lithoraph 56/250
Paper: 26.5" x 22" Image: 20" x 16"

ROLLAND GOLDEN, nationally recognized artist, resides in Folsom, LA. Golden is listed in many art directories, including WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN ART and has won countless awards from new York to California. He has had over 100 one-man shows in galleries, cultural centers and museums in the US, as well as one-man touring exhibitions (Invitationals) and, notably, in the (former) USSR in 1976-77, and in France 1993-95. Golden's works are in countless private and corporate collections in the US and abroad and also many museums, including the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Pushkin Museum, Moscow and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Golden is a member of many important national art organizations, including the National Arts Club in New York (First Place winner 3 times). He has also juried many prestigious exhibitions.

Shortly after Stella and I moved from the French Quarter in New Orleans to rural Folsom, LA., she washed our American flag. We had not displayed it while living in the quarter for fear pranksters might steal it. The flag had yellowed with time and looked as though it had seen several battles. Since
it was made of polyester, the colors did not run and we made sure it did not touch the ground, remembering my old U.S. Navy training. When I saw the flag flapping on our clothesline, clean, bright and fresh, I got the inspiration