John Hulsey is an accomplished artist, author and teacher who has been working professionally for over thirty years. During his career, he has produced paintings for many of the major publishers including Random House, Readers Digest, and Time Magazine which featured his watercolor portrait of Margaret Thatcher on the cover.
He is the recipient of numerous awards and his paintings are included in many corporate and private collections (The Environmental Law Institute, Washington, D.C.; The Hudson River Reference Collection, Garrison, New York; The National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; The United States Embassies in Australia and Jordan; and The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Fine Art, St. Joseph, Missouri). In addition to producing new work for exhibition and teaching workshops, Mr. Hulsey continues to write educational articles about painting for national art magazines, including Watercolor Magazine and American Artist Magazine. Fall 2004 Watercolor Magazine features his article, "In the Footsteps of Cezanne - A Watercolor Workshop in Provence". He has been selected as a "Master Painter of the United States" by International Artist Magazine where his work was previously chosen to be included in the top ten of their international landscape painting competition. He has been an artist-in-residence at both Yosemite and Glacier National Parks.
Through his landscape paintings in watercolor and oil, John Hulsey has captured the drama of changing light and the serenity of the land. He has also worked to stimulate awareness of environmental concerns. “I believe I must speak through my art, for the preservation of Nature and the natural landscape from which I take my inspiration and living.”