Pete Hogan is a well-known visual artist,
who specialises in paintings of Cityscape and Seascape. Born in Dublin,
Ireland and educated in both Dublin and Vancouver, Canada he has travelled extensively.
He now divides his time between Dublin and Sydney Australia.
He is married to Micaela and they have two children, Clara and Joshua.
Pete Hogan's early work was in sculpture.
This led him to an interest in drawing and thus to painting. He also makes prints,
chiefly etchings and is a member of the Graphic Studio print workshop, Dublin.
Early influences on Pete's work were the carvings of Henry Moore, the graphic style of
Edwardo Paolozzi and the panache of Christo. More recently he tries to develop his own
style in the broad context of modernism and Irish Art.
Pete Hogan specialises in the painting of buildings and streets and more
recently in the people who inhabit them. He also paints boats and seascapes. He has sailed around the world by way of
Cape Horn in a boat which he built himself. A feat which he describes in the book he wrote and illustrated - Log of the Molly B.
He has also Written The Artist on the Island, about Achill in the west of Ireland and
illustrated the children's bestselling book Titanic about the famous shipwreck.
Pete Hogan has
exhibited with many groups and galleries over the years. His
work is contained in several public collections, corporate
collections and in countless private collections all over
Pete with daughter Clara