Jon Houglum graduated from Moorhead State University, Moorehead Minnesota with a B.S. Degree in Art Education. He also studied four years privately under Antonias Raemaechers, a Dutch Master, Martinsville, Indiana, while also taking two years of portraits and figures at the John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana. His works are included in many private and public collections including John Collette Fine Art Gallery in Highlands, North Carolina.
“My goal in painting is to communicate the beauty of creation through the elements and principals of fine oil painting. Painting in the traditions of the Old Masters is a never ending quest for me and I thoroughly enjoy the thrills and the interesting people I meet along the way.”