RetroRenown Watercolorist Hal Scroggy
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The Hal Scroggy painting and drawing selection is being supervised by Akron artist Beth Becker. Previously unseen paintings, value sketches, drawings, and watercolor experiments are coming forward, many of which will be included in Hal’s retrospective exhibit at Peninsula Art Academy. The exhibit runs September 5th through October 18th.
*Opening Reception September 5th, 7 pm to 9 pm
Hal Scroggy (1921-2018) is known as one of Ohio’s most accomplished watercolor painters. His work has been exhibited nationwide in galleries and shows, and featured in books and advertising.
Hal was discovered by artist Roy Wilhelm while still in grade school. He studied with Wilhelm, who helped Hal get accepted to Cleveland Institute of Art. After serving in WWII, he worked in illustration, television, film and as a photographer and art director at B.F. Goodrich.
Hal chose to retire early to pursue art full time. He began serious impressionistic watercolor painting. His philosophy was “I paintView more
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