WARD HOOPER
30 Nautilus Avenue
Northport, NY 11768
(631) 261-8407
email: wardhooper@aol.com

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2014 Seventh Annual Plein Air show at La Mantia Gallery, Northport, NY
2013 Retrospective show at La Mantia Gallery, Northport, NY
2013 Article in the Village Connection Magazine
2013 National Watercolor Society Member's Juried Show, CA
2006 Art League of Long Island Member Show
2000 Art League of LI, Hecksher Museum, Huntington, NY
2000 Peacock Showcase, Chelsea Center, Muttontown, NY
1999 Art League of LI, Hecksher Museum, Huntington, NY
1997 Showcase '97, Smithtown Township Arts Council, NY
1997 Show at La Mantia Gallery, Northport, NY
1997 Juried Show, Suburban Art League, Syosset, NY
1996 VALI Juried Show, Nassau County Museum, NY
1996 Annual Juried Show, Bellport Lane Art Gallery

AWARDS AND HONORS
1999 Award Winner Chelsea Center, Muttontown, NY
1997 Award Winner, Annual Members Art Forum, Smithtown, NY
1996 Award of Excellence, Independent Art Society, Hicksville, NY

DEMONSTRATIONS AND LECTURES
2014 "Art Brew" Watercolor demonstration, Art League of LI, Huntington, NY
2002 Watercolor demonstration, Art League of LI for new building opening.
1999 Watercolor demonstration, Art League of LI Outdoor Art Show, Huntington, NY
1998 Watercolor demonstration, Art League of LI Outdoor Art Show, Huntington, NY
1997 Watercolor demonstration & lecture, Northport Historical Society, Northport, NY
1996 Watercolor demonstration & lecture, "Wet Paints" Studio Group, Bellport, NY

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
Times of Northport, Dec. 2006
Art League of LI News, Fall 2004
Helen Harrison, New York Times,1999
George Wallace, "Hooper at La Mantia," Northport Journal,1996
M. Stephen Doherty, "What Works For Me: Five Prizewinners Share Their Advice,"
Watercolor ’93, Spring 1993.

COLLECTIONS
In private collections throughout the United States.
Recent purchases by:
Collection of Michele Dexter
Collection of Mr & Mrs George Doll
Collection of Arlene Handel
Collection of Linda Davison Mathues
The Bank of Smithtown, LI, NY
Collection of Mr. & Mrs D. Schram, LI, NY
Collection of Mrs. Marge Sammis, LI, NY
Collection of Mr & Mrs James Twomey

EDUCATION
Watercolor workshops with: Dan Burt, Skip Lawrence, Frank Webb, Robert E. Wood,
Mario Cooper.
Studied a number of years with Edgar Whitney at his weekend watercolor workshops, LI, NY.
Art Students League of New York.
Graduate with degree in Graphic Design from NY State Tech.College, State University of NY.

PROFFESSIONAL CAREER
On the teaching staff of the Art League of LI, NY
Over thirty years as an Art Director and award winning Design Director for the J. C. Penney
Co. corporate offices and for the Coleman Group, one of the country’s largest design firms
with offices throughout the US and Europe.

MEMBERSHIPS

Art League of Long Island
American Artists Professional League
Associate member, National Watercolor Society
"En Plein Air" Paintings & Painters
Package Designers Council


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