Hazel is an award-winning, full-time artist based in Kirkland, WA. A Fine Arts major from Whitman College, Hazel moved to the Pacific Northwest upon graduating to focus on art. Hazel's work eventually caught the attention of various galleries and corporate entities.
Furthermore, Hazel's work has been featured on television, and in national publications. A former college athlete, Hazel is best known in his region for his depiction of sports and their deeper meaning. Additionally, his works depicting Native American subjects have gained regional acclaim and have earned him an ever-increasing level of wall space in galleries throughout the Pacific Northwest and the Mountain West.
Aaron also makes frequent trips to his home state of Idaho to work on an array of subject matter under the tutelage of renowned Impressionist Robert Moore. Hazel also assists Moore in his painting workshops.
Currently, Hazel's work can be seen in galleries in Washington, Montana, Wyoming, on the corporate walls of Starbucks, Facebook and Nike and now here at Western Visions Gallery in Twin Falls.
Aaron has also been commissioned by a number of active NFL players for original paintings of their on-field activities.