Statement and Resume
Frank Hobbs is a painter, printmaker and draftsman. Since 2007 he has been Professor of Art at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio, where he teaches painting and drawing. From 2006-2007 he was Visiting Artist at Colby College in Waterville, Maine.
Hobbs is a recipient of fellowships and grants by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. His work has been shown in the American Embassies of Ankara, Turkey, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and Bermuda, and is included in numerous corporate and private collections in America and abroad.
1984 M.F.A. in Painting, American University, Washington, D.C.
1980 B.A. in Art, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, Virginia.
1981 Mountain Lake Painting Workshops with Wayne Thiebaud and Susan Shatter.
Ohio Wesleyan University, Assistant Professor of Art, Delaware, OH. August 2007 - present.
2009 Rural, Callen McJunkin Gallery, Charleston, WV.
Ross Art Museum, Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH.
Nichols Gallery, Barboursville, VA.
2008 Hodges-Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC.
2007 Ross Art Museum, Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH.
2006 Paintings, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA.
Colby College Museum of Art, Art Faculty Group Exhibition.
2005 Recent Paintings, Hodges-Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC.
2004 Washington & Lee University, Williams School of Commerce Gallery, Lexington, VA
George Nick Selects, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA. Curator: George Nick, Prof. Emeritus, Massachusetts College of Art.
Red Brook Gallery, Washington, DC.
Within Our Borders: Virginia Landscapes, Hermitage Foundation, Norfolk, VA. Curator: by Jenny Windsor.
Images of the South, Nichols Gallery, Barboursville, VA.Reynolds Gallery, Richmond Scenes, Richmond, VA
SELECTED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Suntrust Bank, Richmond, VA.
Lynchburg College, Lynchburg,VA.
The Homestead, Hot Springs, VA.
Dominion Bank, Roanoke, VA.
Coopers and Lybrand, Accountants, Richmond, VA.
Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA.
The Kossow Corporation, Longboat Key, FL.
CSX Corporation, Washington, DC.
University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, VA.
Owens-Illinois, Big Island, V
The Virginia Bar Association, Richmond, VA.
Bank of America, Charlotte, NC. and Harrisonburg, VA.
Augusta Medical Center, Fishersville, VA.
Carolina Telephone, Raleigh, NC.
Phillip-Morris Inc,, Richmond, VA
The American City Business Journal, Charlotte, NC
Duke Capital Partners, First Citizens Bank, Charlotte, NC
Capital One, Richmond, VA
Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA
Markel Corporation, Richmond, VA
range from $1,000 - $5,000.
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||Hay Fields in the Val D'Orcia (Toscana)
||Lago Trasimeno from Panicale (Umbria)