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LaToya M. Hobbs, 2018

Artist: LaToya M. Hobbs
Medium: woodcut Relief Print
Dimensions: 40 x 32 in / 101.6 x 81.3 cm


Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, LaToya M. Hobbs is an artist, wife, and mother of two who is currently living and working in Baltimore, MD. Her work deals with figurative imagery that addresses the ideas of beauty, cultural identity, and womanhood as they relate to women of the African Diaspora. In her words: “As a painter and printmaker, I use representational figurative imagery to facilitate an ongoing dialog about the Black Female Body in hope of showcasing a more balanced perception of our womanhood that dismantles prevailing stereotypes.”

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