Clark Hobart (1868-1948)
Clark Hobart was born in Rockford, Illinois, in 1868 and moved with his family to California as a young boy. Hobartís art studies were all American, having first attended the California School of Design in San Francisco, and later the Art Studentís League in New York, where he worked as a commercial artist from 1903-1911.
Following his stay in New York Hobart returned to California, settling in Monterey in 1911. Clark Hobartís works were well received at the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition, especially his monotype prints. Exhibiting extensively in California, New York, and Pennsylvania, Hobart maintained studios in San Francisco, Los Gatos, and Monterey.
Clark Hobart died at the Napa State Hospital in 1948.