Victor V. Hogan, Sr. is a native of the Republic of Panama. He migrated to the United States in 1968. Volunteered for the draft in the Army, 1968, during the Vietnam war. He obtained an Honorable discharged.
Attended New York City Community College in the mid 1970’s where he studied Design Drafting Technology. He also attended Hunter College in New York City where he studied Advance Drawing.
Victor’s focus is on Portrait Drawing. His second focus is Photography. He states that, his ability was not learned in college, but it is a God given gift. He started drawing at a tender age of five, and continue to progress in this ability.
He was always called upon to help create the art work for special occasions at school. He was chosen by his High School year book committee in 1966 to help design the year book, the same year he graduated from High School.
Victor has done many portrait drawings for customers in the Metro Atlanta area and abroad. His portrait drawing has been on display in libraries in Atlanta Georgia. Some of his work is published in “The Best Times” newspaper for Johnson County’s 60 and older citizens, from 2004 to 2005. Reference: Vol. 22.No. 12, 2004. Vol.23 No. 4, 2005. Vol. 23. No.2, 2005, and Vol. No. 10, 2004.
Regarding his knowledge of photography, he gives much credit to a good friend, Robert Herbert, who thought him everything he learned in this industry. Victor’s ability in art, helped him to excel in photography. His passion has propelled him to achieve success in this area. He now specializes in Photography and Portrait Drawing, and continues to seek knowledge in these areas. He added that, he never stops learning. There’s always room for improvement.
Victor resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife, Icilda, two children, and 9 grandchildren.