LaToya M. Hobbs is a native of North Little Rock, AR. She received her undergraduate degree in Studio Art with an emphasis in Painting from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and her MFA in printmaking from Purdue University.

LaToya’s work deals with figurative imagery that addresses the ideas of beauty and cultural identity. Her exhibition record includes several national and international exhibitions such as the National Wet Paint Exhibition in Chicago, IL, the East/ West Portfolio Print Exchange Traveling Exhibition, the Black Creativity Exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL, the Promising Artists of the 21st Century Art Exhibition at the Sophia Wananmaker Galleries in San Jose, Costa Rica and Fresh Beginnings: LaToya M. Hobbs at the African American Museum, Dallas, TX among others. LaToya’s 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.

Currently LaToya continues her art practice in Baltimore, MD where she also works as a Professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art.