Mark Hobson lives in Tofino, where he has painted full time for over 25 years. A self-taught and diverse artist he is equally comfortable in water colours, acrylics and oils. Mark is best known for his passionate and accurate portrayals of the BC coast and its wildlife including his unique depictions of the underwater marine world.
Mark has won many awards in North America and Europe.
ARTIST'S STATEMENT I have resided in the Ucluelet area for almost 35 years now and am known as "the town's Artist", a title I proudly wear. I've been the President of PRAS five times.
I'm never without a sketchbook to hand so I am constantly drawing and noting ideas or stories for my paintings.
Henry Nolla Gallery, Wickaninnish Inn
Apr 1 2013
The Pacific Rim Arts Society would like to say a big Thank You to everyone who assisted in the very successful Annual Spring Art Show hosted for the third consecutive year at the Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet.
Apr 3 2013
ARTSPLASH! 2013 Signy Cohen was the recipient of the People's Choice Award for her oil painting on canvas, "Sea Sparkles". Congratulations Signy!
Mar 4 2013
Giovi Corlazzoli lays in the final touches on an acrylic painting.
Jan 1 2013
PRAS is very happy to announce long time west coast resident Vi Mundy as the newly elected President of the Board of Directors for the year 2013.
Nov 3 2012
Katsumi Kimoto -Autobiography Born: June 29th, 1976, Sidney, B.C. Canada
Oct 11 2012
PRAS is a volunteer-based, non-profit society serving the districts of Tofino and Ucluelet, and First Nations communities in the Clayoquot Sound/ Long Beach area, on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Our goal is to help build happy, healthy communities by bringing people together through arts and culture.
Pacific Rim Arts Society
Box 468 Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0
General Email: email@example.com
Executive Director: Jacqueline Chamberland