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Multi-talented artist, whose work included prints, enamels, stained glass and metalwork, and administrator, brother of the artist Mercy Hunter. He was born in Manchuria at Chin-Chow, his father being an Irish Presbyterian Church missionary. He studied at Trinity College in Dublin, at that city’s Metropolitan School of Art and at Royal College of Art, graduating in 1922. In 1923 became art inspector for Ministry of Education, Northern Ireland, and was closely associated with CEMA, which organised his memorial show in 1952 in Belfast. Hunter was elected to RUA, becoming its president, also showing at RHA. Ulster Museum and Arts Council of Northern Ireland hold examples. Died at Whitehouse, Antrim.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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