On Thursday, September 12, 2019, artist Annie Hoffman will perform a public painting demonstration at the Santa Paula Art Museum starting at 2:00pm. Admission to the demonstration is free. Hoffman will talk about her methods and answer questions from the audience as she paints a still life of white roses and sweet peas. The finished painting will be raffled off at the end of the demonstration with each attendee receiving a free raffle ticket. The demo is being held in concert with the Santa Paula Art Museum’s current exhibition On Location in the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore.
A native of London, England, Annie Hoffman lived and worked in Los Angeles for many years prior to moving to Santa Barbara in 2016. After taking undergraduate art classes at both UCLA and Santa Monica College, she spent a year studying at the classical art Academie Notre Dame de Champs in Paris. Upon her return to Los Angeles in 1995 she resolved to become a serious and dedicated oil painter. Ms. Hoffman has participated in numerous group shows in California, and has mounted successful solo exhibits in southern and central California. She has studied extensively with master artists of the Russian impressionist style. She also regularly teaches classes from her studio and gives workshops and demonstrations to local art organizations.
IMAGE: Spring Lilacs (detail) by Annie Hoffman, oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches.