Kurt Hoffman joined the Forward as art director in 1997. Previously, he worked as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator. He did graphic production work at Rolling Stone and Us magazine, and specialized in electronic illustration for academic textbooks at Function Thru Form, a desktop publishing company. He has a BFA in Fine Arts from Cooper Union. In 2010, some of his drawings were shown at the Ludwig Museum in Cologne. Kurt Hoffman also plays and composes music for various projects, currently for the group Les Chauds Lapins, whose 2011 album, “Amourettes” is available on Barbès Records. Kurt Hoffman can be reached at email@example.com.