Adam Hansen Art
Artist Adam Hansen painting at a wooden easel in front of a steam engine
Adam painting on his handmade custom easel created in 1967 next to a steam engine

Artist Bio

Meet Adam Hansen: A Journey of Art and Inspiration

Meet Adam Hansen—a storyteller with brushes, inspired by a lifelong love for trains, nature, and artistry. Since childhood, Adam’s passion for drawing and train journeys has shaped his creative path.

Discovering a Unique Blend of Mediums

Through years of exploration with acrylics, oil pastels, and watercolors, Adam discovered a unique blend—Mineral Infused Watercolors sourced “Indiana Jones Style” from around the globe, transformed by paint masters in Osaka and Seattle. He proudly represents HOLBEIN, LEGION Paper, and GENERAL Pencil as one of their brand ambassadors.

A Tapestry of Rustic Whimsy and Ethereal Beauty

Adam’s art weaves a tapestry of rustic whimsy and ethereal beauty, resonating with collectors across the US, Europe, and Asia. His style—a fusion of Contemporary Impressionism and representational art—complements diverse interior designs, from Industrial to Modern Farmhouse.

A Journey Enriched by Life’s Threads

Beyond his artistry, Adam’s journey is enriched by his roles as a husband, father, and Naval Veteran. His global travels provide cultural depth to his work, which often speaks of community, nostalgia, and the human spirit. Adam is dedicated to raising awareness on social issues such as human trafficking, isolation, and mental health.

Mentorship and Artistic Growth

Adam’s artistic odyssey includes mentorship under world-renowned watercolor masters like JOSEPH ZBUKVIC and MARC FOLLY. Transitioning from the Navy in 2021, he immersed himself in Plein Air painting under DANIEL SMITH Brand ambassador GABRIEL STOCKTON for over a year.

Crafting Bespoke Artworks with Purpose

Today, Adam focuses on crafting bespoke artworks for commercial spaces and train museum gift shops. His commissions bring personalized beauty into homes, capturing the essence of journeys both real and imagined.

Explore Adam Hansen’s World

Explore Adam Hansen’s world—a blend of creativity and purpose. Connect with him to discover more about his art that captures the essence of journeys both real and imagined.

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Read my super in-depth origin story titled “How My Railway Painting Journey Began”.      


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Steam On!

Adam Hansen

Fine Artist & Travel Guide
American Society of Railway Artists