IMG_9057I’m a Ukrainian-born immigrant, who made NH into my forever home. I’m a photographer, a gardener, a birdwatcher, a storyteller – a New Hampshire Artist, with a studio in Bedford, NH. I work primarily with acrylic, ink & watercolor. My inspiration comes from wildlife, but I also appreciate local landscapes and often paint en plein air. With acrylics, I rely on impressionism and vivid colors to show off the natural beauty of our local wildlife, and often work from the photographs I take myself. With ink and watercolor, I often resort to quick, loose sketches. And even though I have only begun to pursue my career as an artist a year ago, I already sold over 50 pieces of artwork, participated in numerous exhibits, organized a fundraiser art show to benefit Live and Let Live Farm Rescue in Chichester, held an art retreat at Mount Washington Resort at Bretton Woods, NH, and even have a scheduled public art installation (Bedford Bulldogs) in front of our town Public Library in Bedford, NH (August, 2017.)


NH Watercolorists group exhibit, Breaking New Grounds, Portsmouth, NH 07/17

Solo exhibit, Breaking New Grounds, Portsmouth, NH – 06/17

NH Plein Air Artists exhibit, Red Jacket Mountain View Resort, North Conway, NH – 06/17

Solo Exhibit, Dos Amigos, Concord, NH – 05/17

Solo Exhibit, Bagel Works, Concord, NH – 04/17

The Heart of Nature exhibit at Audubon, Auburn, NH – 03/17

Every Creature Big & Small benefit Live and Let Live Farm exhibit, Chichester, NH – 03/17

The White Heron, Portsmouth, NH – 02/17

Small Treasures, Amherst Public Library, Amherst, NH – 01/17

Envelopes Exhibit, Manchester, NH – 01/17

Solo exhibit, Starbucks, Tilton, NH – 12/17

Art in the Park with Manchester Artist Association, Merrimack, NH – 09/17

Beaver Brook, Hollis, NH – 09/17

Uncommon Arts on the Common, Goffstown, NH – 08/17

Beaver Brook, Hollis, NH – 09/16


Community Involvement

Bedford Bulldog installation at Bedford Public Library, Bedford, NH – 08/17

Adirondack chair for the July 4th auction to benefit Amherst Junior Women’s Club, Amherst, NH – 07/17

Organized Every Creature Big and Small art show to benefit Live and Let Live Farm Rescue, Chichester, NH – 03/17

Designed watercolor cards to benefit Beaver Brook Association, Hollis, NH – 12/16



“Winter Wishes, From Us and From New Hampshire”, Outdoor Painter: Plein Air Magazine, Dec. 26, 2016


Professional Memberships

SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators)

NH Plein Air Artists

NH Watercolorists


~Lyudmyla Hoffman


2 thoughts on “About

  1. Elizabeth DiPrizio says:

    Hey, Lyuda!

    Fabulous website! Love your work! Will be seeing you in a couple of weeks for our flower-painting session . . . really looking forward to it.

    I have been toying with taking watercolor lessons for some time. I have sketched off and on for years, but I’d like to try watercolor. Reading here that you offer lessons . . . Hmmm. Would love to chat with you about it.



    • LyudmylaM says:

      Can’t wait to see you for the flower session! And we can talk about watercolor lessons when you get here. I’ll be thrilled to work with you.


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