John Hoar, (b.1947), is a prize-winning watercolourist who has had over 50 one-man shows in England and Ireland. His latest was in China in 2016 where he represented Britain at the 2nd International Watercolour Salon at Qingdao. He is well-known for his instructional DVDs - five of which have been produced by Town House Films - which aim to teach aspiring artists how to produce simple and vibrant watercolours.
He now spends a lot of time teaching, both at home in Devon and elsewhere and is available for workshops and courses. At present he directs two week-long courses a year in Ireland, at Renvyle House Hotel, Connemara, Co Galway, and another two at Dedham Hall in Essex. He is represented in London by the Llewellyn-Alexander Gallery, Waterloo and in Devon by the Lantic Gallery, Tiverton.
He also has a gallery at home in South Molton, (please ring for opening times, (01769) 572131). For information about his two-day home courses please see "Courses" on the above menue.