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Morton Hollinger was born in Port Chester, New York. He graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He studied painting with Louis Di Valentin and his biography is included in Who's Who in American Art and Who Was Who in American Art. Mr. Hollinger's awards include a Stamford Museum prize for oil painting (1968), a Windsor-Newton Prize (1990) and Firrst Prize for oils Westchester County Center (475 entries-1958).

He studied oboe with William Arrowsmith, principle oboeist with the Metropolitan Opera, and played oboe and English horn with the Westchester Symhony and the Bronx Symphony.

A compilation of 180 oils and watercolors entitled "Morton Hollinger: Paintings" was published in 1998.

Mr. Hollinger lives in Stamford, CT.