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Toby Corbett

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20170704175621-pripyat_3
Pripyat 3, 06/2017 Oil On Canvas 36 X 60 Inches © 06/30/2017
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Pripyat 2, 06/2017 Oil On Canvas 54 X 68 Inches © 06/15/2017
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Pripyat, 06/2017 Oil On Canvas 68 X 54 © 06/01/2017
20170704170412-lala
LaLa, 08/10/15 Oil On Canvas 64 X 72 X 1.5 Inches © 08/10/17
20170704180517-balcony
Balcony, 06/01/2016 Oil On Canvas 56 X 48 Inches © 06/01/2016
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Wudu, 2015 Oil On Canvas 48 X 36 Inches © 2015
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20141216182139-history_lesson
History Lesson, 2014 Oil On Canvas 42 X 86 Inches © 2014
20141112231858-hermaphrodite
Habitat, 2014 Oil On Canvas 40 X 90 X 2 Inches © 2014
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Widow, 06/2014 Oil On Vellum 20 X 16 Inches © 06/01/2014
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Bunker, 2015 Oil On Canvas 42 X 84 Inches © 2015
20141216181903-river_guardian
River Guardian, 2013 Oil On Canvas 48 X 36 Inches © 2013
20131001195114-interview_1
Interview 1, 09/10/13 Mixed Media On Canvas 16 X 20 © 09/10/13
20131001194758-interview_2_copy
Interview 2, 09/10/13 Mixed Media On Canvas 16 X 20 © 09/10/13
20131001195308-interview_3
Interview 3, 09/10/13 Mixed Media On Canvas 16 X 20 © 09/10/13
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20141216182718-wildhair
20141216182542-hunter
Blackcoat, 2013 Oil On Canvas 20 X 16 © 2013
20141216182631-prayer
20131001200041-dsc_0111
Cringe, 09/10/13 Mixed Media On Canvas 20 X 16 X 1 Inches
20131001195906-dsc_0007
Yellow, 09/10/13 Mixed Media On Canvas 20 X 16
20141216182623-gun
Gun, 2013 Oil On Canvas 16 X 20 Inches © 2013
20141216181749-topper_1
20141216181759-topper_2_copy
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20100821142431-bone_dance
Bone Dance, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 72" X 42"
Green_spine
Green Spine, 2007 Acrylic On Canvas 20' X 40" © Corbett
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Far East, 2012 Acrylic On Canvas 48"X60"
20130209163147-heceta_head
Heceta Head, 02/01/13 Oil On Canvas 60" X 84"
20150531164022-odysseus_s_fate
20100822095903-fatal_crew
Fatal Crew, 2009 Mixed Media On Canvas 42"X54"
20100822100057-mayakovski_s_pigs
Mayakovsky's Pigs, 2010 Acrylic On Canvas 72" X 54"
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Herd, 2012 Acrylic On Canvas 60"X48"
20100821142235-wooden_ship
Wooden Ship, 2010 Acrylic On Canvas 48" X 36"
20100821141546-a
A Barr, 2010 Acrylic On Paper Mounted On Canvas 48" X 36"
Pink_pelvis
Pink Pelvis, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 54" X 48" © Toby Corbett
20100821141931-sole_sister
Sole Sister, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 64" X 39"
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Forest, 06/2006 Oil On Board 60 X 48 Inches © 06/01/2006
Ship
Ship, 2006 Oil On Canvas 54" X 72" © Corbett
Wreck
Wreck, 2006 Oil On Canvas 54" X 72" © Corbett
Peter_cooper
Peter Cooper, 2006 Charcoal On Paper 76" X 42"
20141216181702-postcard_front
Alley Drape, 2004 Oil On Canvas 16 X 20 Inches © 2004
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
London, England
Birth year
1953
Lives in
Burbank
Works in
Los Angeles
Schools
University of Washington, 1977, BA
Tags
landscape, figurative, conceptual
Statement

Toby Corbett was born in London England and as a child immigrated to the Pacific Northwest. Athe the University of Washington, Corbett  studied painting under the tutelage of African-American artist Jacob Lawrence.

 

Corbett's skills as a painter led to a initial career in regional theatre as a scenic artist. After moving to New York City he started working as a scenic designer for numerous off Broadway theatres. His work in the theatre led to a career as a production designer for television and film.

 

Corbett has continued to work on his own artwork throughout his design career. He has been exhibiting his work in various galleries around Los Angeles. The Creative Arts Center, a large municipal gallery in Burbank California gave him is first one man show in 2001.  In 2006 he completed a residency at the Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture in New York City.