The following information was submitted in August of 2006 by the artist:
Homer Owen Hacker, b. June 14, 1917, Dayton, Ohio. Alive and painting at current age of 89. Son of Owen E.Hacker, artist/designer of metal labels and nameplates (ala Four Roses liquor bottle labels, other famous brands of cologne, furniture, etc)
Studied at The Dayton Art Institute, 1929-35. Graduated from Ohio University 1939 BA, cum laude. Art Director/Chief Photographer, Dayton Daily News, 1945-57.
Began teaching in '65, and conducts watercolor workshops in portraiture, landscape and general design.
Elected to signature membership in The American Watercolor Society in 1980 and served on its Board of Director
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