John M. Hoffman was raised in Cincinnati, OH. He moved to Michigan from Chicago in 2004. In 1997 John left Chicago and headed to Orange County, CA. Following a body surfing accident and a return to the Midwest, Hoffman embraced a renewed spirit and commitment. Hoffman is currently working as a National Accounts Manager and Industrial Designer in the Medical Device Industry. With dogged persistence he splits time between working in the Medical Device Industry and as a Representational Painter.
Hoffman earned his undergraduate degree at The Ohio State University in Industrial Design. He went on to attend the School of The Art Institute of Chicago, The Dallas School of Art, Conrad Kauffman's Studio and the KIA. Continuing to explore the Michigan Landscape, he produces work en plein air as well as from his studio located in the Park Trades Center Kalamazoo, MI. Influences noted as the California Impressionists, JD Orr, Marc Hanson, John Stobart, Frank Duveneck, Richard Meier, Buckminster Fuller, Louis Sullivan, FL Wright.
John invites you to visit his web site at:
Park Club - Oil
Sullivan's Island, SC - Oil
Trinity Repeated - Oil
Ernest's Barn- Oil