Hover is an American artist who has worked in many disciplines throughout his career including fine art, industrial design, and commercial art. His work as a fine artist is included in many renowned private collections, including the late Salvador Dali, the late Groucho Marx, and Dick Van Dyke. His work is included in many public collections including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Oklahoma Art Center, and the University of Oregon Science Center.
Hover’s accomplishments as a professional artist/designer have appeared in major publications throughout the United States. Hover’s love of history and architecture led him to restore an 1888 Victorian farmhouse. Following completion of the project, he was awarded first place in the United States for exterior restoration during a ten year period by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington. He was honored to appear as a guest of Joan Lunden on Good Morning America.
During his career, Hover taught an accelerated, college-preparatory Art and Design Education Program which was endorsed by Dr. Richard Mühlberger, Former Detroit Institute of Arts Chairman of Education. Today, Hover is an established, successful graphic artist and designer. He is continuing to develop new creative commercial products, as his fine art career constantly evolves.