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Art that interrogates

                             modern life



MFA 2011 (Spatial Art)

San Jose State University, CA.


BA 2004 (Studio Art)

Humboldt State University, CA.



"Peoples Choice Award". California Clay Competition, Artery Art Gallery. 

20222021 and 2018 |  Davis, CA 

"Peoples Choice Award" Mugshot 1 Show, Mojo Coffee Gallery.

2018| Minneapolis, MN

"Honorable Mention", What goes bump in the night, Clay Arts Vegas.

2017|Las Vegas. NV

"2nd Place", juried by Sergei Isupov and Lesslie Ferrin for Clay Fest IV Art Show at Blue Line Arts

2016| Roseville, CA

"2nd Place"  Juried by Jack Troy for the "Clay International" show at Workhouse Arts

2016| Lorton, VA

"Juror's Choice Award", juried by Richard Notkin for "Un-Wedged" Art Show at Pottery Northwest
2015 | Seattle, WA



"Best of Show", Oakwilde Ranch Spring Sculptural Show
2013 | Valley Springs, CA



"Peoples Choice Award" and 3rd Place, Oakwilde Ranch Spring Sculptural Show
2011 | Valley Springs, CA



The Sandra Johnstone Scholarship, San Jose State University
2009-2010 | San Jose, CA



"Best of Show" and "Honorable Mention" for two different sculptures in the Hands in Clay show at Mistlin Art Galley
2010 | Modesto, CA



"Viewers Choice Award" in 'Where Am I From' at Art Ark
2010 | San Jose, CA



"Directors Choice Award" in juried art show at San Jose State University
2010 | San Jose, CA
"Best of Show" at Marin County Fair for ceramic coral reef installation
2006 | Marin County, CA
Solo Exhibitions

Inspired by Crisis, Mendocino Coop Gallery

2020| Mendocino CA


Butte College Art Gallery, Butte College

2019| Orville CA

Gallery Ten, Mendocino Art Center
2017| Mendocino CA
Willits Center For The Arts 
2017| Willits CA
Nichols Gallery, Mendocino Art Center
2015 | Mendocino, CA


Nimbus Art Center
2013 | St. Helena, CA


Crown Nine Gallery
2012 | Oakland, CA


Artist in Residence Exhibition
Yuill Family Gallery at Medalta
2012 | Alberta, Canada


Artik Art & Architecture
2011-2012 | San Jose, CA


MFA Thesis Exhibition
2011 | San Jose State University, CA


Anno Domini's Phantom Gallery
2009 | San Jose, CA


San Geronimo Art Gallery
2007 | San Geronimo, CA


"Coral Reef" installation
2005-2006 | various locations, Bay Area, CA
Teaching experience


Visual Art Instructor, SVHS
2020-Present |  Petaluma, CA
Instructor of Ceramic Arts, Mendocino College

2014 -2020 | Ukiah, CA



Substitute Teacher in Art, College of Marin 

2013 | Kentfield, CA



Kids-n-Clay Instructor
2012 | Berkeley, CA



Instructor of Ceramics, College of Marin
2012 | Kentfield, CA



Teacher/Artist in Residence, Medalta International Artist Residency
2011-2012 | Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Teaching ceramics classes as part of Medicine Hat community college, extended by education program at Medalta.



Teaching Associate in Beginning Ceramics, San Jose State University
2010-2011 | San Jose, CA



Ceramics Teacher, Sweet Spirit Ceramics Studio, Art Works
2005-2008 | San Rafael, CA
Professional Activities


 Artist talk and flame-work glass demonstration, Nimbus Arts

2021-2020 | Saint Helena, CA

Ceramics Program Manager,
Mendocino Art Center
2014 - 2019| Mendocino, CA
Raku Workshop, Sonoma Community Center
2016 | Sonoma, CA 



Artist in Residence, Mendocino Art Center 
2014 | Mendocino, CA



NBC Pottery
2013 | Angwin, CA



Artist in Residence, College of Marin
2013 | Marin County, CA



Juror, Marin Catholic High School Annual Student Show
2013 | Kentfield, CA



Demonstrator and Lecturer
2011-2013 | Redwood High School, Grand Center Theater for the Arts, Fresno City College, Shaw Center for Contemporary Ceramic Art, College of Marin
California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art
2012 | Davis, CA
Screening of stop-motion animation film "It all happened so fast"



Artist in Residence, Medalta International Artist Residency
2011-2012 | Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Assistant Proprietor and Gallery Guard, ICA Art Gallery
2008-2009 | San Jose, CA
Selected Reviews & Publications


"Meet the Staff: Evan Hobart," Mendocino Arts Magazine


"Excavate Book," Out of Step Books
Being Published


"Evan Hobart: He Built These Cities," Chaos Magazine


"Sculptures Deconstruct Our Environmentalist Duality," 10 Times One Article


"Ceramics Annual of America" Catalogue


Studio Visit Magazine
December 2012 Issue


"Hobart creates worlds within worlds," Medicine Hat News
"Fossil Fuels Artists Clay Creations," Medicine Hat News
"Evan Hobart comments on Society," Daily Art Muse


"Lift Off 2011" Catalogue
8/10/11 | Art catalogue produced by MFA students at San Jose State University


"Bull Steelhead Salmon," Pacific Sun & Marin Independent Journal
"Coral Reef," Marin Independent Journal
Public Works/Donations


Donated ceramic scuplture & large drawing to the Shaw Center for Contemporary Art
2012 | Medicine Hat, Alberta Canada



Donated ceramic sculpture to the Sweet Spirit Ceramics Benefit at Art Works
2009 | San Rafael, CA



Co-Producer and Designer of large ceramic "Coral Reef" permanent installation at Art Works
2005 | San Rafael, CA
Group Exhibitions


California Clay Competition, 

Artery Art Gallery.

2021| Davis CA

Nimbash,  Nimbus Art Center

2021 and 2020 | St. Helena, CA 


GEAUX CUPS IV, Clay Center of New Orleans

2020 | New Orleans, LA 

Plasticity, Wild Fire Ceramics Studio

2020 | Missoula, MT

Walk on the Wild Side, Pence Gallery

2019| Davis CA

Libation, East Hawaii Cultural Center/HMOCA

2019|Hilo, HI


California Clay Competition, 

Artery Art Gallery.

2018| Davis CA

International Cup Exhibition, Clay Studio Of Missoula.

2018| Missoula, MT.

Mugshot 1, Mug Exhibition

Mojo Coffee Gallery

2018| Minneapolis, MN.

What Goes Bump in the Night, Clay Arts Vegas. 

2017| Las Vages, NV.

NCECA Exhibition, Neo Cali Clay

Antler Gallery

2017 | Portland Orgon 

6th Annual Clay International, Workhouse Arts Center 

2016| Lorton VA.

Juried By Jack Troy


Clay Fest IV, Blue line Arts

2016 | Roseville CA.

Juried by Sergei Isupov and Leslie Ferrin

Neo Cali Clay, Mendocino Art Center
2016| Mendocino, CA
"Un-Wedged," Pottery Northwest 
2015 | Seattle, WA
Juried by Richard Notkin


Humboldt/San Jose Connect, Haldan Gallery, Lake Tahoe Community College
2015 | Lake Tahoe, CA


Abundant Possibilities: Six Ceramic Sculptors, Kondos Gallery 
2015 | Sacramento, CA


On the Edge, SMAart Gallery
2014 | San Francisco, CA


Object: Spoon, Gallery 224
2014 | Harvard University, MA


The Skull Show, Bedford Gallery
2014| Walnut Creek, CA


30 Sculptors in Clay, John Natsoulas Gallery
2014, '15,'16,17',18 | Davis, CA


AIR & Friends, Odd Fellows Hall
2014 | Mendocino, CA


Alumni Show, College of Marin
2014 | Marin, CA


Mendocino Art Gallery
2013 | Mendocino, CA
Echo Art Gallery
2013 | Calistoga, CA


Oakwilde Ranch Spring Exhibition
2013 | Stockton, CA


Maquette Exhibition, John Natsoulas Gallery
2013 | Davis, CA


Art Basal
2013 | Miami, FL


Art Attack SF
2013 | San Francisco, CA


"Small & High Quality," Roscoe Ceramic Gallery
2013 | Oakland, CA


"Agit Props: Social Commentary in Contemporary Ceramics" 
2012 | Chico, CA


Ceramic Annual of America, Fort Mason
2012 | San Francisco, CA


International Artist & Residence Show Yuill Family Gallery at Medalta
2011| Medicine Hat, Alberta, CA


City of Santa Clara Sculptural Biannual
2011 | Santa Clara, CA


Oakwilde Ranch Spring Sculptural Show
2011 | Stockton, CA


"Plates & Totems," Blue Line Gallery
2011 | Roseville, CA


"Small & High Quality," Art Ark Gallery
2011 | San Jose, CA
"Hands in Clay," Mistlin Art Gallery
2011 | Modesto, CA


"25th Annual Made in California"
City of Brea Art Gallery
2010 | Brea, CA


CA Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art
2008-2011 | Davis, CA


Annual Spring Art Show, San Geronimo Art Gallery
2005-2006 | San Geronimo, CA


Curated Shows


"On the Edge," SMArt Art Gallery

2014 | San Francisco, CA

"Animals in Clay"
Grand Center Theater for the Arts

2013 | Tracy, CA


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