(1890 - 1949)
Polly Johnston Hoffman was active/lived in Texas. Polly Hoffman is known for floral still-life and landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Polly Hoffman
Polly Hoffman (1890-1949)
The following biographical information has been provided by Ann Cox Hunter, granddaughter of the artist. Most references to paintings and exhibitions come from the Wichita Falls Times Record News. Polly Hoffman was a painter known primarily for oil paintings of floral still-life and landscape subjects.
She was born Willie Rossie Johnston, in Bryan, Texas, February 8, 1890, and grew up in San Angelo, Texas, where her father, W. R. Johnston, owned a dry goods store. After graduating from high school, Miss Johnston taught at the school in nearby Sherwood, Texas. According to family stories, she was sketching a visiting speaker to the PTA; he saw her drawing and recommended her family send h
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