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 traveled extensively.
He now divides his time between Dublin and Sydney Australia.
He is married to Micaela and they have two children, Clara
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 best selling 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