Humorous and satirical paintings of pigs engaged in human-like activities and situations
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About D. A. Hammond
Pigs ina Poke Collection
by D.A.Hammond

Whimsical, satirical, and humorous PIGPHERNALIA!

About D. A. Hammond

Artist, author, humorist and creator of Pigs ina Poke


Duane Hammond, aka D. A. Hammond, is a Buckingham Scholarship graduate from the Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts (1964).

Immediately after graduation, until 1969, he worked as a graphic designer and art director for advertising agencies in New Hampshire and Boston.

In 1969 he started his own graphic design company , The Magnificent Art Machine, and in 1981 the name was changed to Hammond Design Associates, Inc. For thirty-nine years, Duane produced award-winning sales and marketing literature and advertising materials for many businesses. Some of his national and multi-national clients included EG&G, Inc., Data General, Bell & Howell, Sylvania and Compaq plus manufacturers, financial institutions and non-profit organizations.

He has won many awards for his design including two NH Graniteer Best of Show Awards, Hatch Awards, Boston and New York Art Directors Awards, Desi Awards and over thirty-five more from other recognized trade groups. He has also had his work published in such prestigious magazines as PRINT and CA.

Now semi-retired, Duane spends his time painting pastels and watercolors. He has won several awards for his work and his paintings are on exhibit and for sale throughout New Hampshire in many galleries.

Duane is a member of the New Hampshire Artists Association, Manchester Art Association, Sharon Art Center, and the Durham Art Association.

His painting style includes impressionism and realism. Subjects range from seascapes, landscapes and cityscapes to wildlife and a series of whimsical, satirical pigs.