Category: Spotlight

The story behind a painting.

At The Ready - Samples

“At the Ready” – Premium Print Samples

Customized Firefighting Art Samples of “At the Ready” currently being printed on premium grade Hahnemuhle watercolor paper. “At the Ready” Ordering Information Take a Closer Look If you are not already a member of my...

Hazel - Photo

Spotlight – “Hazel”

Working for the Charleston Fire Department I got to see “Hazel” come to life as she was being built.  We would receive frequent updates from our headquarters with photos attached.  All the advance photos...


“Hazel” – Video

  “Hazel” – A Closer Look “Hazel” – Premium Limited Edition Prints “The Art of Fire” – Full Series  

Adam Hurst - Watercolor Painting

The Beginning

The Art of Fire started in quite a different direction.  I had been painting with watercolors for years but recently started dabbling in portraits.  As a guitar player, I spent my time working on...

"Always Brothers"

Spotlight – “Always Brothers”

On June 18th, 2007, I was sitting in the classroom of my first Fire Academy in Tallahassee, Florida.  At approximately 2100 hours, the Deputy Chief of the department entered the classroom and headed to...


Charleston 9 – Timeline

  Timeline of Events 7:08 p.m. – First call reporting the fire is received. 7:09 p.m. – Dispatched units: Charleston Fire Department Engine 10, Engine 11, Ladder 5 and Battalion 4. 7:10 p.m. – Battalion 4 arrives...

The Art of Fire - Adam Hurst Art Studios

Spotlight – “Training Day”

I completed the first painting in The Art of Fire series, “Training Day, ” on September, 14 2007.  I was inspired by a photograph taken while I was in Fire Academy Class 001 at the...