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ALTHOUGH MOST OF MY FORMAL ART TRAINING CAME
FROM OAKLAND UNIVERSITY IN MICHIGAN, I AM ESSENTIALLY "SELF TAUGHT."
I LEARNED A GREAT DEAL BY BEING A MEMBER OF ART ASSOCIATIONS (PAST & PRESENT) AND FROM FRIENDS IN THE ART WORLD AND BOOKS, ART SHOWS AND MUSEUMS. ALL OF THESE INFLUENCES HAVE BEEN HELPFUL, BUT IN THE LONG RUN, MY CANVAS IS STILL MY BEST AND MOST CHALLENGING TEACHER!
MY ENCHANTMANT WITH VERMONT (AND ALL OF NEW
ENGLAND) IS EXPRESSED IN MY DETAILED LANDSCAPES OF COUNTRY VILLAGES. MY PAINTINGS CAPTURE NOT ONLY THE BEAUTY, BUT THE SOUL OF NEW ENGLAND.
PEOPLE, SO OFTEN TELL ME THAT I AM LIKE A KINDRED SPIRIT TO GRANDMA MOSES.
MY WORK IS ALSO INCLUDED IN MANY PRIVATE COLLECTIONS HERE AND ABROAD AND I AM A RECIPIENT OF NUMEROUS AWARDS FROM ART SHOWS NATIONWIDE AND
ONE IN FRANCE…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 9
  • Joined January 21, 2009

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Grumbacher Oil paints and turpentine, canvas and masonite board, brushes, pallette knives and everything in my great studio

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ALTHOUGH MOST OF MY FORMAL ART TRAINING CAME
FROM OAKLAND UNIVERSITY IN MICHIGAN, I AM ESSENTIALLY "SELF TAUGHT."
I LEARNED A GREAT DEAL BY BEING A MEMBER OF ART ASSOCIATIONS (PAST & PRESENT) AND FROM FRIENDS IN THE ART WORLD AND BOOKS, ART SHOWS AND MUSEUMS. ALL OF THESE INFLUENCES HAVE BEEN HELPFUL, BUT IN THE LONG RUN, MY CANVAS IS STILL MY BEST AND MOST CHALLENGING TEACHER!
MY ENCHANTMANT WITH VERMONT (AND ALL OF NEW
ENGLAND) IS EXPRESSED IN MY DETAILED LANDSCAPES OF COUNTRY VILLAGES. MY PAINTINGS CAPTURE NOT ONLY THE BEAUTY, BUT THE SOUL OF NEW ENGLAND.
PEOPLE, SO OFTEN TELL ME THAT I AM LIKE A KINDRED SPIRIT TO GRANDMA MOSES.
MY WORK IS ALSO INCLUDED IN MANY PRIVATE COLLECTIONS HERE AND ABROAD AND I AM A RECIPIENT OF NUMEROUS AWARDS FROM ART SHOWS NATIONWIDE AND
ONE IN FRANCE.

LORANE R. HOFFMAN

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