Biography / Artist Statement
Homer Hensley is a contemporary painter currently residing in Lubbock with his wife Lynn. Homer has been painting for over 50 years and has professional experience in various types of painting. He’s a fifth generation Lubbockite, although he finds plenty of inspiration from his travels abroad and throughout the U.S. His love for art transformed when he began painting billboards in his great grandfathers advertising agency as a kid. Growing up in the ad business, he learned the ins and outs of painting efficiently and with purpose and continued to hone his craft while studying at Texas Tech University. As he began his career in finance and started a family with Lynn, he continued to be encapsulated by painting. He utilized and fell in love with many forms of painting from watercolors to oil and acrylics to pencil and from still-life to plein-air to tromplé.
“My goal is to please the viewer – It doesn’t matter what the object is.”
In each of his paintings, and upon delivery, you can see his heart and passion for detail.