Kevin Charles Hart, better known as Pro Hart, is a highly acclaimed artist and one of Australia's most renowned. He was born on a sheep property called "Larioona" in Broken Hill, New South Wales, in 1928. Despite being entirely self-taught, he quickly made a name for himself in the art world. In 1960, he held his first solo exhibition at the famous Bonython Galleries in North Adelaide, after being discovered by Kim Bonython. The exhibition was a huge success, with every piece selling out, solidifying his reputation as a gifted artist.
Pro Hart was affectionately nicknamed "Pro" because of his passion for invention and constant experimentation. In 1973, he illustrated "Poems of Henry Lawson," and the following year he illustrated "Poems of Banjo Patterson" for the Paul Hamlyn Group. The combined sales of these books exceeded 100,000 copies. In 1976, his illustrated biography, "The Art of Pro more...
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