Born in Armagh, Northern Ireland, Hugh Thompson studied Fine Art privately under Amanda Traversari in Belfast and has been painting for over 35 years. Thompson paints in the Classic / Impressionist style, sketches and watercolours in the field, larger works in the studio using oils.
A prolific artist, Thompson produces exhibition numbers of a given subject. Thompson paints the land and sky in Ireland, Canada, America and Europe, enjoying the Great Salon style of exhibition.
A member of The Arts and Letters Club, Toronto, The Royal Dublin Society, Dublin Ireland; he is also an adjunct Professor at The School of Architecture, University of Waterloo.
Thompson exhibits at The Oriel Gallery, Dublin Ireland and The Libby Gallery, Toronto.
Private Collection, Cambridge