Gus Hoffman grew up in Tucson, Arizona before attending Bard College for his undergraduate degree. In 2009, Gus began taking painting classes at the Art Student’s League in New York City where he studied with Mary Beth McKenzie, William Scharf, and Ephraim Rubenstein. He attended Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) in Philadelphia where he studied with Scott Noel. After receiving his MFA from PAFA he moved to New Orleans. Gus has shown his work all over the country; most notably in Philadelphia, New York, and New Orleans. His most recent solo show was at the Blue House in New Orleans.