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Enid Hatton (American Contemporary)

Enid V. Hatton is a graduate of Boston College and attended the Art Center of Design in Pasadena, California. The artist received a Master’s Degree in Medical Illustration from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1980 and has had a highly acclaimed career as one of the foremost medical illustrators in the United States.

While maintaining a career in medical illustration, Ms. Hatton furthered her training in portraiture studying with the renowned American portrait painters, Daniel Greene, Burton Silverman, John Howard Sanden and Nelson Shanks. The artist developed her landscape technique under the tutelage of John Stobart, Joseph McGurl and Don Demers.

Ms. Hatton has received recognition and awards from The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, The Hilton Head Art League, The Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists and The Brush and Palette Club of New Haven. Her work has been exhibited at the Salmagundi Club in New York City, and the Union Club of Boston. The Sarah Gillespie Gallery in Gulfport, Mississippi has exhibited a retrospective of the artist’s medical illustrations, and her fine art paintings and drawings.

Ms. Hatton’s exceptional technical background in color, combined with her training and innate talent in anatomical drawing, keen power of observation and attention to detail are revealed in her portraits. Her superb figurative drawing skills enable her to work quickly from life and she is a master at capturing her subjects with an extraordinary accuracy of mood and spirit.

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