Frank Hobbs  
  6 October - 31 December 2012  
  Frank Hobbs will exhibit paintings and monotypes at Washington and Lee University from October 6 - December 31. The exhibition of landscapes and figures will be on view in the McCarthy Gallery of the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics, in Holekamp Hall. Hobbs, a native of Lynchburg, Virginia, is Associate Professor of Painting & Drawing at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. From 1989-2004 Hobbs resided in Staunton, where, in1992, he and four artist friends began the Beverley Street Studio School. He taught drawing at Washington and Lee from 1997-2004. Hobbs is best known for his landscape paintings of Virginia. Since moving to Ohio in 2007 his focus has shifted to his new environment. The exhibition at the McCarthy Gallery will include the artist's interpretations of the Ohio landscape, work from Virginia and Italy, and a group of figure paintings from a series painted in Italy in 2010.  
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