H2O – Works in Watercolor by Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass

We are excited to feature the work of Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass as our Guest Artist for August 2022. H2O – Works in Watercolor opens Friday, August 5, with a reception on Saturday, August 6, from 1–3 pm. the show remains on display through Sunday, September 11.

An award-winning artist, Lynda has worked in the medium of watercolor for over 40 years. A third-generation artist, Lynda learned much about painting watercolor from her mother, Elaine Hoffman. Lynda received a degree in art from Southern Oregon State College in 1978.

Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass is a signature member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon. She is a past President, lifetime member, and 2014 recipient of the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s Service Award. Lynda is also a signature member of the Northwest Watercolor Society, a lifetime member of the International Society of Experimental Artists, and an associate member of the American and National Watercolor Societies.

For many years, Lynda has judged art exhibitions, presented lectures and demonstrations, taught workshops and private classes, and critiqued for art organizations and individuals. Her paintings hang in collections throughout the United States and around the world.

Artist Statement:

“From shared experiences in realism, tributes to spirituality and journeys into abstraction: my artwork is a culmination and a sharing of my life experiences, dreams, inner visions, of all I that am. As a third-generation artist, I was encouraged to explore and express my creativity at an early age. Predominately, I am a watercolorist; a colorist with a strong emphasis on design. The most important part of a painting for me is the message or experience that I want to share with the viewer. How I handle this dictates the style and medium that I use. If I can do this with watercolor I will, but I won’t limit myself to just that medium.

“Born in Wisconsin, I moved to Oregon in 1964. I have called the Rogue Valley in Oregon my home since 1972.  In 1973, I began to work with watercolor on paper and decided to make it my primary medium. It was 1978 when I received my degree in Art from Southern Oregon State College. A past president, signature, and lifetime member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon, I was greatly honored to receive the 2014 WSO Service Award. I am also a signature member of the Northwest Watercolor Society, a lifetime member of the International Society of Experimental Artists, and an associate member of the American and National Watercolor Societies. I have judged Art Exhibitions, presented lectures and art demonstrations, taught classes, and critiqued for art organizations as well as individuals. My paintings hang in private collections throughout the United States and around the world.

“Over the years I have grown and changed, with it, so have my paintings. Today, I want my artwork to stir or spark something within the viewer, to allow their imaginations to play.”

Join us in welcoming Lynda to Art Presence at a reception for the artist! Click here for more info.

Remember to visit Art Presence Art Center to enjoy the bright and expressive paintings of our Guest Artist Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass! Here’s a sneak peek at a few of the paintings you can expect to see in person at the gallery:

Visit Lynda’s website at lyndahoffmansnodgrass.com

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