The Grand Canal Venice
John Hoar FSAI
John Hoar is one of Britain’s finest contemporary watercolourists. His technique is a development of the confident impressionist style made famous by Edward Seago.
He was educated at Downside School and then studied at Cambridge School of Architecture, the British School in Rome and under Ruskin Spear RA. He was the artist in residence to various archaeological excavations in Iran and in Italy. He was the architect to the Artists Society Exhibitions London between 1971-1975 and was the Curator of the Rye Art Gallery from 1976 to 1980.
In 1980 he became full time artist and has exhibited extensively throughout the UK and Ireland including: Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour,
Royal Hibernian Academy, The United Society of Artists.
First prize for watercolour at the United Society of Artists in London.(1998 )and Lincoln Joyce Prize at the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour in (2003)