About

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 two years ago, I already sold close to 100 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.)

Upcoming Exhibits

Every Creature, Big and Small, Wild Woman Wellness Center, Chichester, NH – 3/18

NH Watercolorists, Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH – 9/18

Past and Current Exhibits

NH Plein Air Artists exhibit, Red Jacket Mountain View Resort, North Conway, NH – 2/18

NH Watercolorists, Audubon at Massabessic, Auburn, NH – 01/17

NH Plein Air Artists exhibit, Red Jacket Mountain View Resort, North Conway, NH – 11/17

Running Exhibit at Breaking New Grounds, Portsmouth, NH 2017-2018

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

 

Press

“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

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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.

    Liz

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    • 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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