Baltimore-based artist LaToya M. Hobbs’ work deals with figurative imagery that addresses beauty, cultural identity, and womanhood as they relate to women of the African Diaspora. In conversation with Keondra Prier, Manager of School Programs, LaToya shares her experiences as a portraitist, a mother, and the 2020 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Winner. LaToya and Keondra will also discuss how teaching and educational styles relate to creating art.

About the Artist:
LaToya M. Hobbs is an artist, wife, and mother of two currently living and working in Baltimore, MD. She received her BA in Painting from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and MFA in Printmaking from Purdue University. Hobbs’ work has also been featured in Transition: An International Review, a publication of the W.E.B. Dubois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University. Other accomplishments include a 2019 Individual Artist Award in the Works on Paper category from the Maryland State Arts Council, a 2019 Artist Travel Grant awarded by the Municipal Art Society of Baltimore, and she is the recipient of a 2020 Artist in Residence award at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans, LA.

Thursday programs are sponsored by BGE.

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