What to expect from 2020’s big art prize winners: MICA professors Susan Waters-Eller and LaToya Hobbs

LaToya Hobbs, 37, is the 2020 winner of the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. (HANDOUT) Two Maryland Institute College of Art professors who create unusual works snapped up Baltimore’s two most prestigious annual art prizes this year.

LaToya Hobbs, 37, who seamlessly melds woodcutting, painting, and collage to create portraits of Black motherhood, won the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize accompanied by a $25,000 award on July 20.

Susan Waters-Eller , 70, uses principles from neuroscience to create surreal and occasionally disquieting landscapes. On May 19, she picked up the top Baker Artist Award, which comes with a […]

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