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artist , educator , poet

Nannette Hertz Schweig Hoffman, American artist, poet, educator. Recipient various awards for art and poetry, including 1st prize poetry award Arcadia Press, 1984. Teacher, volunteer enrichment in art and writing Ben Murch School, Washington, 1963. Member League Reston Atists (president 1986-1987), Ellicott Poets Group (founder).

Background

Hoffman, Nannette Hertz Schweig was born on August 18, 1929 in Long Beach, New York, United States. Daughter of Saul Clifford and Miriam Kendi (Ehrenreich) Hertz.

Education

Bachelor in Literature, Hofstra U./Columbia University, 1950. Master of Arts, Georgetown University, 1973. Also art studies, New York City and The Netherlands, 1957.

Career

Private teacher studio art,, Washington and Reston, Virginia, since 1960. Teacher poetry writing and art. public and private schools, since 1963. Teaching assistant Shakespeare class Georgetown University, Washington, 1972.

Lecturer art National Gallery, Washington, 1973-1983, Washington Women's Club, 1977. Theater critic Georgetowner newspaper, Washington, 1976. Television program producer on original poetry Artsights and Insights, Jones Cable, Reston, 1987-2001.

Creative arts counsellor, since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in more than 20 solo shows, since 1960, including United States GEol. Survey, Reston, Virginia, 1992, Reston Art Gallery, 1988, Dupont Theater, Washington, 1968. Group shows at League Reston Artists, since 1984.

      Portrait commissions. Author, illustrator: The Palette and The Pen, 1992, The Image and the Leaf, 2001. Illustrator: The Friendship Tree, 1977, The Lavender Box, 1999.

Membership

Teacher, volunteer enrichment in art and writing Ben Murch School, Washington, 1963. Member League Reston Atists (president 1986-1987), Ellicott Poets Group (founder).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Doll making, crafts, piano studies.

Connections

Married Noel Asher Schweig, June 18, 1950 (divorced July 1971). Children: Graham Manfred Schweig, Gwendolyn Amelie Schweig Seidlitz. Married Edwin Young Hoffman, March 11, 1977.

1 child, Mirella Kendra Hoffman.

father:
Saul Clifford Hertz

mother:
Miriam Kendi (Ehrenreich) Hertz

spouses:
Noel Asher Schweig

Edwin Young Hoffman

children:
Graham Manfred Schweig Hoffman

Gwendolyn Amelie Schweig Seidlitz Hoffman

Mirella Kendra Hoffman