Watercolor artist Jack Haran is the
past president of the New England Watercolor Society (NEWS) and past
President of North River Arts Society (NRAS). He sits on the Board of
Directors for NRAS. He earned a BS in Fine Arts from Northeastern
University and a School of the Museum of Fine Arts Diploma. He has studied
with Tony Van Hasselt and Judi Wagner, Zygmond Jankowski, John Kilroy,
Alvaro Castagnet and Joseph Zbukvic.
Jack has exhibited in a number
of solo, group and juried shows over the last 25 years. These shows have
included local, regional, national and international exhibits. His most
prestigious awards are the Di Di Deglin Award at the 145th American
Watercolor Society Show and the Robert Douglas Hunter award for The Guild
of Boston Artists 2014 competition. His painting was also selected for the
AWS 2012 – 2013 traveling show. Jcck has won numerous awards.
coordinated watercolor workshops with international artists, i.e. Joseph
Zbukvic, Alvaro Castagnet, John Salminen, Don Andrews, Thomas Schaller,
and Frank Webb. He has given numerous watercolor demonstrations and taught
watercolor classes at the North River Arts Society. Jack is also a skilled
draughtsman and has received numerous awards for his works in charcoal.
Jack is a signature member of NEWS, NRAS, Rhode Island Watercolor Society,
a Gallery Artist with the Cape Cod Art Association, South Shore Art
Center, Plymouth Guild of Artists and an associate Member of the American
Watercolor Society. His work is part of collections at Georgetown
University, Italy, and Cultural Museum in Colonia de Sacramento, Uruguay
as well as private collections.
Jack was part of our "Monhegan Mystique" show in
summer 2017. See the paintings