Myrtle Mary Young Hobart Biography

Myrtle Mary Young Hobart




Painter and printmaker Myrtle Mary Young Hobart was Born in Eureka, California on Aug. 25, 1873. She attended the California College of Arts and Crafts (now the California College of the Arts, CCA), and California School of Fine Arts (now San Francisco Art Institute). During the 1920s she headed the art department at Mission High School in San Francisco and had an interior decorating studio on Sutter Street with her husband, artist/monotypist Clark Hobart. She exhibited often with her husband and collaborated with him on art projects.

Member: Pacific AA; SF Women Artists; San Francisco Art Association. Exh: Sequoia Club (SF), 1909, 1914; Golden Gate Park Museum, 1916; SFAA from 1916; Paul Elders (SF), 1919; Delphian Clubs of Calif., 1921; City of Paris (SF), 1924; Berkeley League of FA, 1924; GGIE, 1939. In: Mills College (Oakland).

Myrtle Mary Hobart died in San Francisco, California on Jan. 19, 1946.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California Art Research, 20 volumes; American Art Annual 1917-28; Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); Death record; SF Chronicle, 1-21-1946 (obituary).