Jon Houglum Western North Carolina Professional Oil Painter and Private Art Teacher

As a native of Northern Minnesota, Jon Houglum served with the U. S. Army in Vietnam.  Houglum received a B.S. Degree in Art Education from Moorhead State University Moorhead Minnesota, as well as studying four years privately under Antonius Raemaekers a Dutch Master in Martinsville, Indiana. During those four years of study under Raemaekers, Houglum also took two years of portraits and figures at the John Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Houglum established "Houglum Fine Art Studio & Gallery" August 1980 in Safety Harbor, Florida where he taught private art lessons.  From 1985 to June 1996 he taught art in the public school system of Pinellas County Florida.  Houglum and his wife moved to Franklin, North Carolina in June of 1996 establishing “Houglum Fine Art Studio & Gallery” at Hougie Heaven.

PRESENT EXHIBITS:
Houglum Fine Art, Franklin, NC
Mountain Mist Gallery, Cashiers, NC
The Design Gallery, Burnsville, NC
Down Creek Gallery, Ocracoke, NC
Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, NC 
Brasstown Valley Resort Art Gallery, Young Harris. GA
Goodyear Cottage Gallery, Jekyll Island, GA
Geary Gallery, Darien, CT 
Avondale Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

PAST EXHIBITS:
Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC John Collette Fine Art, Cashiers, NC
Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum, Cullowhee, NC
The Portrait Society of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
The Gallery at Paper Mill Village, Marietta, GA
North Georgia Art Guild, Clayton, GA
Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art, NY
U. S. Army Museum of Military History, Washington, D.C
Hoosier Salon, Indianapolis, IN
Fountain City Art Center, Knoxville, TN  


Jon Houglum
"Cane River Bridge"
First Place Prize Winner
Toe River Arts Council
Burnsville, NC 
Jon Houglum
"Old Soldier"
Third Place Prize Winner
Portrait Society
Atlanta, GA
HOUGLUM FINE ART
Welcome to the Online Houglum Fine Art Gallery 
Original Oil Paintings in the Tradition of the Old Masters
ARTIST JON HOUGLUM
Cumming, GA First Methodist Church Festival of Arts 2015
Best of Show
2 Dimensional
"Meadow Magic"
Jon Houglum, Franklin, NC
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