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Denise (Hogue) Hoff, inspired by Macomb, Illinois art instructor Don Heberling, began painting in acrylic and oils in 1969.   Following high school graduation 1970, she continued to dabble in art, and took some private lessons.   After marriage in 1978, family life became her focus, with painting becoming a rare pleasure.   However, it was one she promised to return to someday, after her sons were grown.   In 1998, a trip to Door County, Wisconsin proved to be a turning point.   At her husband's suggestion, she took along paints, paper and brushes and discovered a new...more
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Denise Hoff Interviewed By Alton Telegraph Newspaper

Carlinville, IL - September 23rd, 2009

From The Alton Telegraph Newspaper, Alton, IL, Sept. 21, 2009 Making the scene By MAGGIE BORMAN 2009-09-21 21:08:17 Painting has always been a love of Carlinville artist Denise Hoff, but after marriage and children, it became a rare pleasure until 1998. "That year we took a 20th wedding anniversary trip to Door County, Wisconsin, and my husband, Bill, had me take my painting equipment with me, and since then I have done 225 paintings," Hoff said. Hoff, 57, is originally from Arlington, Va., but her father's job required multiple moves, and to date, Carlinville is the 26th community she has lived in. Her family settled in Macomb, Ill., when she was in the eighth grade, and she graduated from Macomb High School in 1970. She began painting in high school, inspired by art instructor Don Heberling, now retired and living in White Hall, and continued to "dabble" in art even after ...