Patrick Hobbie

Patrick Hobbie’s art is influenced by the light and the dark, form in chaos, and strength in vulnerability. This Austin, TX based artist has no formal training but grew up in an artistic home. His mother, a painter, and his father, a professional photographer, showed him at an early age the tools and techniques of their trade. Creativity was commonplace in his childhood and has been an ever present force that drives everything he does.

In his ink and water color work, Hobbie aims to capture the power of an animal, and the energy that surrounds it. While he paints, he thinks of the impression of his subject’s form and the life-force that drives it, resulting in an image that becomes alive and demands attention.

Hobbie believes art is “everything that makes you feel something" and that it can "inspire and maybe make our lives a little more beautiful". He hopes to evoke these emotions with his art.