EDUCATION
BFA, University of Colorado at Denver, College of Arts and Media, 2005
MFA, University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Art and Art History, 2008

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Graduate Part-Time Instructor 2005 - 2008, University of Colorado at Boulder
Visiting Artist, University of Colorado at Denver 2007

Adjunct Faculty, Metropolitan State College of Denver, 2009

Lesly University: Boston Institute of Art, Graduate Student Mentor

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2009
Dreams of a Unified Field; Carson/van Stratten Gallery, Denver, CO

2008
You can Never Go Home: MFA Thesis Exhibition; Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO

2005
In the Abstract; Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO

BFA Thesis Exhibition; Emanuel Gallery, Denver, CO

2004
Ground of Being; Pirate, a Contemporary Art Oasis, Denver, CO

2003
The Nature of Substance; Pirate, a Contemporary Art Oasis, Denver, CO

2001
The Colorists; Fresh Art Gallery, Denver, CO

2000
Salvage; CORE New Art Space, Denver, CO

1998
Le Melange; Pirate, a Contemporary Art Oasis, Denver, CO

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2009
Colorado Abstract: Painting and Sculpture; Center for Visual Arts, Denver, CO

2008
Painting as Presence; Creative Artist's Workshop, (Juror: William Baily), New Haven, CT

CU Denver Live, 10th Anniversary College of Arts and Media Ehxibition; Studio Visit/Artist Talk;

Courtyard Gallery and Lorey Hobbs Studio

2007
Colorado Masters; Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO

One Nightstand; The Factory, Albuquerque, NM

Days of Future Pastels; Canyon Gallery, Boulder, CO

Insurgence; CHAC Norte Gallery, (Curator: Quintin Gongalez), Denver, CO

2006
Eighth Annual Art Auction; Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

Where are they Now; (Juror: Ivan Ziel), The Courtyard Gallery, Denver, CO

2005
Small Gems; Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO

Emerging Artists 2005; Parada Hall, Scottsdale, AZ

Wet Paint; The Courtyard Gallery, Denver, CO

2004
2004 Annual Art Auction; Bemis Art Center, Omaha, NE

Introductions; Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO

Repeat Offenders; Serial Works by Colorado Artists; Singer Gallery, Mizel Center for the Arts, Denver, CO

2003
20th Annual All Colorado Art Show 2003; Curtis Arts & Humanities, Greenwood Village, CO

Los Que Hacen Los Suenos; (Dreams and Dream Makers), traveling exhibition, Escuela National de Artes

Plasticas, Mexico City, Mexico

Annual Group Exhibition; Pirate, a Contemporary Art Oasis, Denver, CO

2002
Group Show; Jurors: Kathy Andrews, Jerry Gilmore, Clare Cornell and Tyler Aiello, Grand Opening Exhibition,

Studio Aiello, Denver, CO

Annual Juried Exhibition; Joror: Deborah Haynes, Spark Gallery, Denver, CO

University of Colorado at Denver Exhibition; Emanuel Gallery, Denver, CO

2001
Seeds of Success; Emanuel Gallery, Denver, CO

Wisper & Shout; Fresh Art, Denver, CO

2000
Annual Juried Show; Juror; Cydney Peyton, Spark Gellery, Denver, CO

Informal Introductions; Fresh Art Gallery, Denver, CO

1999
New Blood; CORE New Art Space, Denver, CO

1998
In Harmony with Industrial Despair; Antropolis Galeria, Denver, CO

Colorado Visions; (award recipient), Denver, CO

1997
Colorado Artist Showcase; Summit of the Eight, Denver, CO

1996
Le Cult De Fleurs; Planet Off Gallery, Denver, CO

 

ART FAIRS

2009

Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Works on Paper - Park Avenue Amory, New York

2008

Art Miami, Miami, Florida

L.A. Art, Los Angeles, California


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Paglia, Michael, "Best Solo by an Up-And-Comer: New Works by Lorey Hobbs," Westword Best of Denver 2009: Arts & Entertainment, March, 2009

MacMillan, Kyle, "Galleries put Focus on Abstract Artists," the Denver Post, February 19, 2009

Paglia, Michael, "Art Beat,: Dreams of a Unified Field:� New Works by Lorey Hobbs, Westword, February 12, 2009

Chandler, Mary Voelz, "In the Galleries: Dreams of a Unified Field," The Rockly Mountain News, February 6, 2009

Book: Colorado Abstract: Painting and Sculpture , curated by Michael Paglia, and co-authored by Mary Voelz Chandler, forewrod by Hugh Grant of the Kirkland Museum, 2009, Publisher: University of New Mexico and Freso Fine Art

Tubbs, Steffan, Studio 12 Program Director, KBDI - 12 Public Television, televised panel discussion regarding Colorado Abstract: Painting and Sculpture, book and exhibition, February 18, 2009

Exhibition Catalogue, "Insurgence: 2007"

Exhibition Catalogue, "Emerging Artists" 2005

Paglia, Michael, "Smear Factor," Westword, Juen 9, 2005

Chaldler, Mary Voelz, "Critic's Choice," Rocky Mountain News, October 2, 2004

Paglia, Michael, "Now Showing," Westword, September 16, 2004

Gluckster, J., "This Week's Best: Good Hues," Boulder Daily Camera, September 16, 2004

Gluckster., J., "Exhibit Shows the Power of Repetition," The Boulder Daily Camera, July 18, 2004

Xochimilco, Mexico D.F. 2003( review)

Exhibition Catalogue, "Los Que hacen Los Suenos" 2003

Paglia, Michael. "Up, Up and Away" Westword, September 19, 2002

Chandler, Mary Voelz, Rocky Mountain News, September, 2002

Graham, Kimberly, "The Lights Are Bright on Broadway for Rule Gallery," Elements, February, 2002

Graham, Kimberly, "Local Arts" Go-Go Magazine, July 15, 2001

Shesso. Renna. "Haute Hue, Cool Color,: Go-Go Magazine, July 19, 2001

Paglia, Michael, "Art Beat," Westword, July, 2001

Paglia, Michael "Artbeat,: Westword, January 18, 2001

Ferarri, Gina, KWBA Public Radio, interview regarding Salvage show, abstraction, Colorado venues, and women artists,

August 2000

Chandler, Mary Voelz, "Art can Deliver a Cooling Effect," Rocky Mountain News, July 10, 1998

Suvanjieff, Ivan, The New Censorship, publication of drawings, 1993


WRITING

"Thinking, Feeling, Being," 2008


WORKSHIP/RESIDENCIES

"Critical Studies with Enrique Martinez Celaya," Anderson Ranch, Showmass, Colorado 2008

AWARDS
University of Colorado at Denver
Univesrity of Colorado at Denver Dean's Fellowship 2003
Formosa Fund Scholarship 2003
Deborah and Larry Melnick Scholarship 2003
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Colorado Art and Art History Fellowship 2005 - 2008
University of Colorado at Boulder Teaching Assistantship 2005 - 2008
Neuman Family Foundaion Scholarship 2006
Becker Foundation Fellowship 2007


AFFILIATIONS
Institute of Noetic Science
Amnesty International
Alliance for a New Humanity
Peace Jam Foundation
Denver Art Museum, DAM Contemporaries
Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

First Bank of Denver

ADT Corporation

Pinnacol Assurance Corporation

Starrs, Mihm & Caschette Law Firm