Kiff Holland was born in South Africa where he received his formal art training. In 1975 he immigrated to Canada. In addition to his work as an artist, Kiff Holland teaches in the Design & Illustration Department at the Capilano College.
He is a past president of the Federation of Canadian Artists and was elected a Signature Member of the American Watercolor Society in 1992. His work has won many awards in Canada and the United States. Galleries in Vancouver, Saltspring Island, Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto show his work.
Holland lives with his wife Janet on the edge of the forest in North Vancouver.