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
Gallery Zella, Bryson City, NC
Down Creek Gallery, Ocracoke, NC
Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, NC 


PAST EXHIBITS:
Mountain Mist Gallery, Cashiers, NC
Design Gallery, Burnsville, NC
Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC John Collette Fine Art, Cashiers, NC
Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum, Cullowhee, NC
Brasstown Valley Resort Art Gallery, Young Harris, GA
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 
Goodyear Cottage Gallery, Jekyll Island, GA 
Geary Gallery, Darien, CT
Avondale Gallery, Jacksonville, FL


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
ARTIST JON HOUGLUM
Cumming, Georgia First Methodist Church Festival of Arts
Best of Show
2 Dimensional
"Meadow Magic"
Jon Houglum, Franklin, NC
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JON HOUGLUM FINE ART STUDIO/GALLERY
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center
51 Cowee School Road, Franklin, North Carolina, 28734