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Earl Hamilton

Earl  Hamilton


Born in Tokyo, Japan, Earl Hamilton grew up in Oregon in a family of painters. His mother, Satsuko, and father, George, are both respected and established Northwest artists. Earl has grown up with the influence of their training and exposure to their work. He attended Oregon schools where his talent was recognized early and has had shows and received awards for his paintings since high school. From his very first gallery show, Earl’s works have received an enthusiastic reception from the public.

Here is a video of one of his painting demonstrations at the Lawrence Gallery.




1969    Scholastic Certificate of Merit, State of Oregon

1970    Scholastic Gold Key Award for State of Oregon, National Graphic Design Contest

1970    National Gold Medal Scholastic Art Award Competition, New York, NY

1976    Scholarship for Second Place Student Art Contest, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

1980    Grumbacher Art Award, Northwest Watercolor Society

1981    First Place Sweepstakes Award, Oregon Watercolor Society

1991    First Place, Professional Category, Oregon State Fair, Salem, OR



First Interstate Bank of Oregon, Portland, OR

U.S. National Bank, Portland, OR

Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Senator & Mrs. Mark Hatfield, Washington, DC

Norma Paulus, State of Oregon, Superintendent of Education

Stroebe Zinc & Association, Portland, OR

Mark K.K. Zen, MD, Honolulu, HI

Capital Consultants, Inc., Portland, OR

Numerous professional offices and private collections, in Japan, Germany, and Australia