About Hugh's Golf Art
Hugh Dodd is a Scottish artist, illustrator and writer, based in East Lothian, Scotland. A natural draughtsman, Hugh has always drawn from life in both his figurative and landscape works. His first exhibitions were of pen and inks drawings, moving later to larger watercolours and oils. He has exhibited widely with solo shows at The Scottish Gallery and Edinburgh Gallery in Scotland and at Colnaghi and The Chris Beetles Gallery in London.
Hugh illustrative work has featured regularly in local and national press including The Scotsman, the Spectator, Telegraph and many UK and international magazines. He was co-creator of The City Croft a daily cartoon strip running for 3 years in The Herald, Glasgow and was Art Editor of Caledonia Magazine.
His many caricatures satirizing the sports of hunting, racing, cricket, rugby and golf as well as the legal profession and Scottish characters have been reproduced in print, card and book form selling in both the UK and North America. He has created four books, his most recent The Greatest Game, an illustrated history of golf with Prof. David Purdie.
Hugh's larger oils are primarily inspired by Scottish golfing landscapes and people. These are complemented by watercolour and gouaches of coastal landscapes and sea views. His work can be found in private, public and corporate collections around the world.