Leaves melt like butterscotch over the delicate branches in William Hook’s “September Aspen.” A minimalist known for his still lifes, painted with acrylics, Hook expresses nature’s drama, grandeur and spirituality with masterful command of color and light. The winner of numerous awards, he began painting full time after leaving a Denver ad agency where he had been a partner for 10 years.
William Hook uses a minimalist technique, and masterful touches of color and light, to eloquently communicate nature’s spirituality, drama and grandeur. After 10 years as a partner with a prominent Denver ad agency, Hook left to paint full time. Hook, who works mainly in acrylics, is known for his still lifes and Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico landscapes. He has received many awards and has been featured in several Southwestern and Western magazines.