Terry Hoff

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Terry Hoff is an American painter. Hoff’s work has been described as, "abstract with hints of bright colors"[who?] and is inspired by his youth spent immersed in California suburban culture. Terry Hoff was born in Prescott, Arizona. He attended school at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California, and the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California, where he currently teaches. Terry lives seaside in Pacifica, California.

His work has been exhibited widely:

  • 2007 - Thrill rides and home gardening, Andrea Schwartz Gallery, SF, CA
  • 2005 - Homey, Andrea Schwartz Gallery, SF, CA
  • 2004 - Bump, Heidi Cho Gallery, NY, NY.
  • 2003 - All you have to do is find your way home from here, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, LA, CA
  • 2002 - Sleepyhead, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, SF, CA
  • 2000 - Some Drawing, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, LA, CA
  • 1999 - Nudge, Traywick, Berkeley, CA
  • 1998 - Pucker, RARE Gallery, NY, NY
  • 1996 - silly, Four Walls, SF, CA
  • 1996 - Luggage Store Gallery, SF, CA
  • 1996 - SF MOMA Rental Gallery, SF, CA
  • 1996 - Four Walls, SF, CA

He has received several awards for his work:

  • 1999 Eureka Fellowship from the Fleishhacker Foundation
  • 1999 SECA Award finalist SF MOMA
  • 1995 California Discovery Gold Award
  • 1994 Grand Award San Diego Art Institute

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Terry Hoff's work has been widely discussed and reviewed:

  • The face of existencial angst? Or just plain silly? SF Chronicle, April 21, 2007
  • A look beyond the veneer of alleged innocent era. SF Chronicle, July 23, 2005
  • Terry Hoff at Lizabeth Oliveria. San Francisco Chronicle, January 25, 2003
  • Toying With Meaning. San Francisco Chronicle, 17 June 2000
  • Terry Hoff Pushes and Pulls on the Emotions. SF Chronicle, 21 May 1998
  • Quick Draw Artists and Tender Hearts. San Francisco Chronicle, 13 June 1997
  • Stacking Things Up. San Francisco Chronicle, 11 December 1996
  • Exhibition Catalog, San Francisco, CA: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 1997
  • Eureka Exhibition Much Improved. San Francisco Chronicle, 1 February 2001
  • Gallery Watch. San Francisco Examiner, 18 December 1998
  • The Young at Art. San Francisco Examiner, 18 June 1997
  • Fellowship Awards. Exhibition Catalog, San Jose Museum of Art, 2000–2001
  • Artists To Keep An Eye On. San Jose Mercury News, 14 January 2001
  • Twisted Visions of Youth. San Jose Mercury News, 1 February 2004
  • Over There. East Bay Express, 10 October 1997
  • Candyland. San Francisco Bay Guardian, 13 June 1998
  • Nickel-Angelo. San Francisco Bay Guardian, 26 November 1997
  • Dispatches. Sculpture (July/August 1997): p. 68-9
  • Terry Hoff at Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery. Artweek, March 17, 2003
  • Exhibition Catalog. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Laing Art Gallery, 2000
  • Sugar Fix. San Francisco Bay Guardian, 25 June 1997
  • Three Painters. San Francisco Bay Guardian, 22 May 1996
  • Leo Bersamina, Patricia Hagen and Terry Hoff. Artweek 27 (July 1996): p. 21