(1889 - 1961)
Belle Hoffman was active/lived in Ohio. Belle Hoffman is known for landscapes, coastal views, carnival genre, still-lives.
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Biography Belle Hoffman
The following, submitted June 2005, is from the Cincinnati Art Galleries. The sources are articles that were saved from a friend of the artist.
Belle Hoffman was born in 1889 in Garretsville, Ohio. In 1914, she started her career as a dress designer at a commercial illustrating firm where she earned experience and $1 a week. She attended the Cleveland School of Art, the NY Arts Student League and was a member of the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors. She studied with Henry Snell in Gloucester and Charles W. Hawthorne in Provincetown.
In 1912, Belle Hoffman and 20 other young women met in her studio and founded the Women's Art Club of Cleveland.
In 1918, she spent her summer painting
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