Woody Hansen, an internationally recognized artist, has had a close relationship with watercolor painting for over sixty years. He is a former invited member of the West Coast Watercolor Society. During his career Hansen is the recipient of numerous awards. He has exhibited and sold his work in the usual venues, including art galleries, art fairs and festivals, competitions, etc. Hansen has taught watercolor classes and workshops (since 1977), juried art exhibitions, and demonstrated his watercolor techniques for numerous organizations. His work is in private and corporate collections throughout the world. Hansen spent his youth in Mount Shasta, California. He currently resides in Sacramento.