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Trying to Remember Name of Horse Portrait Artist!

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  • Trying to Remember Name of Horse Portrait Artist!

    A guy. Came to H/J shows in the upper midwest - MN/WI/IL area. Pastels.

    His name is on the tip of my brain, but I just can't get it out! Getting older is soooo frustrating.

    Extra credit for contact information if he is still alive and kicking...and working.

  • #2
    Don't know but I do pencil portraits!


    • Original Poster

      Thanks shawnee...I'll consider other options at some point, I'm sure! :-)

      This guy was working at MN Harvest Show as recently as 5 or 6 years ago. I had him do my A/O horse back in '80 or '81, as a gift for my parents. My mother wanted to have a "twin" portrait of my current horse done for my 50th birthday. She says she can't read the signature on the portrait...I'm sure I'd be able to decipher it, but they are not in the same town.

      I hate senior moments!!!!


      • #4
        Great artist is Reg Corkum.

        Randee Beckman ~Otteridge Farm, LLC (http://on.fb.me/1iJEqvR)~ Marketing Manager - The Clothes Horse & Jennifer Oliver Equine Insurance Specialist


        • #5
          Debbie Goldring is wonderful too. Her work has been on the cover of The Chronicle several times. She's in Canada, I sent her the photos and she did an awesome portrait, very reasonable prices!



          • #6
            Jan Lukens - http://www.janlukens.com/ - is the one whose name I always forget, then remember the next day.


            • #7
              Roger Hoff - he is very good, we have quite a few of his portraits.


              • #8
                Yes, Roger Hoff is who you are thinking of. He is indeed still working as of last year's Minnesota Harvest show. I was happy to see him, as I need to get a portrait of one of my ponies. The two that he did for me years ago still look as beautiful as ever.

                And thankfully I grabbed one of his cards. Check your PMs for his contact info...


                • #9
                  I have 4 by Rog... and he has sold maybe 20 within our barn. He does excellent work! He has done two dogs and two horses for me - and either the end of this year or early next I'm going to do something with all the corgis and I need to do one of the new lab in a year or two when he is really grown up


                  • #10
                    Reg Corkum is in Nova Scotia and he is indeed amazing. He has a website www.photoreflect.com It is called Centaur Photography and if you goggle tha it will also come up. He is a very talented man.


                    • Original Poster

                      ROGER HOFF!!! Thank you so much. It was driving my insane not to be able to remember!


                      • #12
                        Does Roger Hoff have a website? I was not able to locate it.


                        • #13
                          Roger Hoff contact info

                          I would also love to have the contact info for Roger Hoff. I have one of his portraits of my horse that enjoys a great place of pride in my house. We need more. Can you PM me his contact info. Much appreciated.
                          Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time...