LaToya M. Hobbs is a native of North Little Rock, AR. She received her undergraduate degree in Studio Art with and emphasis in Painting from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. While studying painting she developed a keen interest in printmaking which is now one of her signature mediums.

As an emerging African American Artist, she works with figurative imagery that addresses the ideas of beauty and cultural identity. LaToya’s work has been featured in several national and international exhibitions including the National Wet Paint Exhibition in Chicago, IL and the East/ West Portfolio Print Exchange Traveling Exhibition, the Black Creativity Exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL and the Promising Artists of the 21st Century Art Exhibition at the Sophia Wananmaker Galleries in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Currently, LaToya is a MFA Candidate in the areas of Printmaking and Painting in the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Purdue University where she works as a Graduate Teaching Assistant.

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