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. 

John 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.

John 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.