OKATIE, South Carolina (February 3, 2021) – The Academy of Golf Art (AcademyofGolfArt.org), whose mission is to enhance appreciation for golf art, announces the recent addition of several new member artists.
“Golf art is garnering increasing appreciation as a fine art genre by golfers and art lovers around the world,” said Linda Hartough, a founding trustee of the Academy and a renowned golf-landscape artist. “We are pleased to welcome several new members into the Academy.
“Membership in the Academy of Golf Art proffers prestigious recognition to golf artists.”
Recent additions to the Academy’s roster of member artists include: Robert Fletcher, of Arvada, Colo.; Frankie Jones, of Charlotte, N.C.; Jennipher Satterly, of Upper Montclair, N.J.; and Aimee Smith, of Nashville, Tenn. Some samples of these artists’ work can be viewed on the Academy website, www.AcademyofGolfArt.org.
Artists interested in joining the Academy of Golf Art or learning more about it are invited to contact Sally J. Sportsman.
In 2018, the Academy exhibited select works of member artists in a special exhibition, The Academy of Golf Art: Artists of the Game, at the Morris Museum of Art, in Augusta, Georgia. The successful three-month exhibition spanned the week of the Masters Tournament. Works displayed included sculpture; paintings in oil, pastel, watercolor and casein; and photography.
Saucon Valley CC Weyhill 14th Green
Oil on archival panel
About the Academy of Golf Art
Founded in 2003, the Academy of Golf Art is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create an awareness and appreciation for golf art as a valuable segment of fine art, expressing the essence of the game to help preserve its traditions through artistic representation, while serving its member artists. Membership in the Academy assures recognition for artists’ significant contributions to golf and the genre of golf art, ensuring the lasting legacy of their work and their place in the history of golf art.
For information, see www.AcademyofGolfArt.org.