Frank Hobbs is a painter and a printmaker whose paintings capture rural and urban landscapes of Virginia, Ohio and Italy.  His earthy palette, distinct lighting, and soft focus convey his consistent vision and the act of painting from observation.


Approaching Afton Mountain
 14"H x 34"W   framed


Jehovah Valley
18"H x 25"W

              Frank Hobbs was born in Lynchburg VA.  He studied art at VA Tech, and later received his MFA from American University in Washington, DC.  He worked from his studio in Staunton VA for 15 years while he was teaching at Washington and Lee University and at the Beverly Street Studio School which he cofounded.  

 Hobbs has been the recipient of fellowships and grants from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the Virginia  Museum, the Vermont  Studio Center and the National Endowment for the Arts.  In 2015 he received an Award of Individual Excellence in the Arts from the Ohio Arts Council.  Since 2007 he has been Professor of Art at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.  His work is included in numerous corporate and private collections in the US and abroad.  He is represented by Page Bond Gallery      




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