Anthony Holdsworth

Cypress At Garfield Park #1 (2018)

Anthony Holdsworth was born in England and embarked on a painting career while working as Head of Outdoor Restoration for the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. He continued his studies at the Bournemouth College of Art in England, and then the San Francisco Art Institute.

Originally a landscape artist influenced by the Bay Area Figurative Art movement, Holdsworth began painting plein air cityscapes near his Oakland studio. Eventually he made his way to San Francisco’s Mission District. He has shown with major galleries through California and has been a recipient of the WESTAF-NEA fellowship. Holdsworth lives in San Francisco, and works both there and in Oakland.


Artist Talks

Rumbo Al Sur (Balmy Alley)

Anthony Holdsworth discusses “Rumbo Al Sur” his painting of mural-filled Balmy Alley in San Francisco's Mission District.

Cafe La Boheme #3

Anthony Holdsworth talks about the nerve center of activism in the Mission District.


6 Past Shows

The City Reawakens

The City Reawakens

August 2022

Recent Works

January 2022

20/20 Vision

20/20 Vision

October 2021

Different Perspectives

Different Perspectives

November 2019

Mission Lake

Mission Lake

July 2017


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