John Hood is a Canadian oil painter with a studio at 756 Queen St E (lower level) in Toronto's Riverside neighbourhood. His accolades include the 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the 1996 Toronto Historical Board Award of Merit, and the 1991 City of Scarborough Urban Design Award.
He offers oil paint classes from his studio in Toronto's Riverside neighbourhood. Hood works in a contemporary style but refers strongly to painting of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
Picture credit: John Hood Studio