Tree Portrait 20203 Peter Hoffer
- Acrylic, oil and epoxy on panel
- 14 × 8 inches
35.56 × 20.32 cm
Peter Hoffer is known for his romantic, elegant landscapes reminiscent of artists such as John Constable. This is one in a series of 12 atmospheric portraits of single deciduous trees set against a pastel-coloured sky—each one displaying its unique shape and personality. Hoffer uses thickly applied layers of resin randomly scratched and marked to emulate the natural weathering of trees. “Exposed to the elements, scarred by the wind and shifting soils, the landscape reveals its own narrative.” Peter Hoffer He obtained an MFA from Concordia University and additional degrees from the University of Guelph and OCAD University. Hoffer has exhibited widely at art fairs in Basel, Toronto, New York, Stockholm, London, Milan, Amsterdam and Hong Kong. His paintings are held in many private, corporate and public collections.