Hobbs is a Portland-based designer, dancer, musician, photographer, painter, illustrator, activist, student, and much more. He is also a Black teenager in a country designed by white men to benefit white men. If you're here, then you know Black Artists Matter. It takes intention and effort to tune out the dominant mainstream messages and amplify the experiences of people who's stories have been silenced and appropriated for far too long.
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Black Artists Matter T-shirt by Hobbs
Meet Hobbs, self-described dope teen, in his own words.
My name is Hobbs. I am a 13 year old intellect, located in the Portland, Oregon, Metropolitan Area. I am the Founder of City Troll, LLC, which is my Urban lifestyle line, initially established in (May 2016). I am a current Student at Steps PDX, Dance Academy, where I primarily perform Balanchine Technique, Contemporary, Horton Modern Technique, Jazz, and Character. I participate in an architecture introductory pilot class at the University of Oregon. Additionally, I am a recreational musician at the Ethos music community Center. As well as being a visual artist who has debut his exhibitions in mainstream art institutions and galleries pertinent to the Portland metropolitan area. Including the Portland 5’ arts and Performing Center, Portland Center Stage at The Armory, Basic Space Gallery, and Ori Gallery to name a few. I primarily produce, abstracted paintings(e.i. Mix media on canvas), and prior works being ink illustrations. My goals include becoming a professional dancer and having my art in the permanent collection at a world-renowned institution.