Melbourne, FL - July 18th, 2014
WELCOME ALL MARITIME ARTISTS Maritime artist Bill Hubbard announces a new GROUP on Fine Art America which will depict Privateers and ships of the navies of the Colonial American States as well as the ships of other countries with which they fought. It is for your paintings and sketches of those ships and their naval action at sea during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. The ships should be painted in your selected media or sketched as near accurate as possible with what data is available and the descriptions of their actions is as commonly accepted. Studies of the ships and naval fortifications may be old sketches, post cards and historic descriptions as well as photos of restored ships. Photographs will not be accepted to this group. Artists should be sure to name the ship(s) you paint or sketch along with a description of it's action if any.. The picture herein ...
Melbourne, FL - January 28th, 2013
Melbourne, FL - Jan.28, 2013 Bill Hubbard sold a Fine Art Print of his painting, "My Ship Lies Awaiting in the Harbor" The painting is of a fishing schooner of the type used in the early 1900's out of America's oldest fishing port, Gloucester, Massachusetts. Bill grew up and studied art in Gloucester. His granfather, great grandfather and a number of uncles were steamer and fishing captains out of that port and on the Great Lakes. He and his wife, Therese A. Kraemer live and produce their artwork in Melbourne, Florida where Bill is a Director of the Strawbridge Art League. He specializes in seascapes and marine paintings of early fishing vessels in the media of Acrylic, Pen & Ink. Therese is a writer of romance novels and poetry and sketches animals and portraits of children and dogs in the mediaPencil, Pen & Ink
Melbourne, FL - December 18th, 2012
Bill Hubbard has been elected to the Board of Directors of Strawbridge Art League in Melbourne, Florida. Bill paints in the media of Acrylics Pen and Ink and specializes in Marine art and seascapes. He is also a member of the Leagues' Gallery Committee. He regularly exhibets at the Strawbridge Art Leagues' gallery at the Henegar Center, New Haven Ave., Melbourne. Bill grew up in the seaport art colony of Gloucester, Mass. He was taught by Margaret Taylor and Robert Benham and also painted with Emil A. Gruppe. He lived on Cape Cod for four years before moving to Florida in 2006. There we was influenced greatly by the watercolorist, Anton Stetzko. He and his wife, Therese A. Kraemer live in Melbourne, FL
Melbourne, FL - June 13th, 2012
Bill Hubbard sold a Fine Art Print of his recent painting, "Gillnetter At Work" The painting is of a small fishing boat of the type used in the early 1900's on the Great Lakes and out of America's oldest fishing port, Gloucester, Massachusetts. Bill grew up and studied art in Gloucester. His granfather, great grandfather and a number of uncles were steamer and fishing captains out of that port and on the Great Lakes. He and his wife, Therese A. Kraemer live and produce their artwork in Melbourne, Florida. Bill specializes in seascapes and marine paintings of early fishing vessels.
Melbourne, FL - April 1st, 2012
Therese A. Kraemer and Bill Hubbard worked together to create Mule at Hatteral Point. Bill painted the surf fishing scene and Therese did Mule's portrait, working from a 3X5 photo. The point is one of the most famous fishing spots for Red Drum within the Cape Hatteral National Seashore.
Melbourne, FL - February 17th, 2012
Two Schooner Contest Winners to be featured on Good Morning Gloucester Website. The first and third place winners of the Fine Art America Contest recently sponsored by the Commercial Fishing Boat Group won with paintings representative of Gloucester Massachusetts’ commercial fishing industry. We have just learned that both will be honored by the local Blog, Good Morning Gloucester later today. The blog has been voted best blog in Massachusetts by a recent Boston Globe poll. First Place Winner in the Contest was Eileen Patten Oliver from Rockport, Ma. With a finely detailed acrylic painting titled “Gloucester Harbor as shown here. Second Place was won by Jim Oberst of Hot Springs, Ark with his painting “In The Grass” and Third Place winner was Capt. Phil Cusumano of Gloucester with his oil painting, “Early Morning on Georges Bank., The three wining paintings will be featured o...