Helen Bacon (Biddy) Hoffman
(1930 - 2017)
Helen Bacon (Biddy) Hoffman was active/lived in Florida, Texas. Helen Hoffman is known for pastel contemporary realist figure, portrait, still life, landscape and seascape painting.
Biography Helen Bacon (Biddy) Hoffman
Helen Bacon Hoffman is a realist who works in both oils and pastels. Hoffman's talent is in the tone she sets through the action of light, shadows and reflected light. In each of her paintings, the viewer will observe exquisite depictions of everyday settings made extraordinary by beautifully drawn contrasts of light and shadow. Maturity of expression and dramatic mood are the hallmarks of all her works.
She characterizes herself as a contemporary realist. Using both oil and pastel with equal ease and gusto, Hoffman transforms simple life events into meaningful experiences. Never one to politicize, she paints for the sheer joy of it and hopes that the viewer finds pleasure in the viewing. Her work runs the gamut of subject matter -
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