TITLE

Painting for progress

AUTHOR(S)
Lay, Jennie
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;3/20/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Joan Hoffmann and her love for painting. Hoffman, is a 56-year old artist and activist known for painting for environmental groups who preserve wilderness and Western landscapes. She was once feared for her fierce advocacy but have finally chosen to express her activism through art. She stressed that she prefers cooperative than combative style of activism just like the late conservationist Margaret Murie, whom she greatly admires. Further information regarding her life and advocacy were tackled.
ACCESSION #
20473050

 

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