Country Life – Farrier at Work 1000 Piece Holdson Puzzle
About the Artist:
Richard Macneil is a self taught artist who has always worked in the creative industry. Born in Worcester in 1958, he started his working life at Worcester Royal Porcelain and has always worked in the fields of sculpture, ceramics and graphics both in the UK and internationally.
Richard spent may years in the USA where his company Bronn, produced large, exclusive sculptures of American western art. One of his greatest achievements was seeing his artwork displayed in the Oval office of The White House.
Returning to Suckley, Worcestershire, UK, Richard freelanced as an artist and card designer for many years. In 2009 together with his wife Judi and sons Daniel and Kyle he formed the Macneil Studio where they exclusively license the art of Richard Macneil. Since then, the business has gone from strength to strength. Richard Macneil artwork canbe seen on many gift, homewares and paper products around the globe.
Richard has worked on developing his unique style that he paints in today. Richard says ‘My vision has always been to create art that appeals to and is accessible to all.’
Holdson are very passionate about their Business and have been for the last 75 years.
They are based in Auckland and they manufacture, import and distribute products for the Jigsaw Puzzle industry throughout New Zealand and the rest of the World.
Holdson’s Managing and Production Directors are both third generation in the Holdsworth family.
This gives the company a very family orientated foundation which they take very seriously and pride themselves with their careful attention to everything they undertake.
Holdson New Zealand uses specially formulated 100% recycled puzzle board.
Made with non toxic inks which have passed through rigid safety standards. Printed on high quality glass art paper which is free of all toxic substances