About - Hoobs Glass


Adam Whobrey a.k.a Hoobs

A leader in one of the newest and exciting emerging art movements in glass for over 100 years. Adam has become known as one of the most capable flame workers of his generation, Able to manipulate the glass into any object he can image. From realism to fantasy Adam has found a way to connect his work with any subject matter he targets to a broad range of audiences.

Born and raised in Southern California, Adam grew up in densely populated cities that were a melting pot of cultures from all around the world.

He has drawn influence and inspiration from all of his experiences. Creating a unique , kind of universal style blending all of these cultures into his work. Because of this people from around the world have been able to feel a connection to Adam’s work. One of Adam’s most recent achievements was creating the first ever borosilicate glass sneaker. Which have been collected by famous musicians, including Wiz Kahlifa, Snoop Dogg and B-Real. Featured in a Wiz Kahlifa music video. Featured in multiple magazines including XXL Magazine. He exposed his art form to a previously entirely unknown market. His clients include Red Bull.

Adam has had art exhibits throughout the US, Canada, Europe, & Costa Rica. He has taught in the US, Canada and Europe. He has been featured in multiple glass and non- glass related magazines. And he built a social media presence gaining a huge following over a short time period of time. 

Exhibitions

2013 - Let It Ride: Goosefire Gallery, Long Beach, California

2013 - DFO - Competitor: Conerstone Glass, Eugene, Oregon

2014 - Live Art Demo: Illuzions Glass Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2014 - Symbiosis: Tacoma, Washington

2014 - Counter Culture: Habatat Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida

2015 - In Session Tobacco Leaf Studios, Tallahasse, Florida

2015 - Live Art Demo: Grand Opening Goosefire Gallery Westminster, California

2015 - Ultra-Violet: Goosefire Gallery, Westminster, California

2015 - Pipe Classic - Competitor: Bern Gallery, Burlingtion, Vermont

2016 - Yin & Yang: Habatat Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida

2016 - Big Galleria: BIG Show , Miami Beach Florida

2016 - Live Art Demo: Piece of Mind OC, Newport Beach, Califronia

2016 - Solection: 52nd Glass Gallery Everett, Washington

2016 - Sole Brother: Toronto, Canada

2016 - Live Art Demo: Toronto Flamworking Studio, Toronto, Canada

2016 - Live Art Demo: Cultiva  Vienna, Austria

2017 - Comic Chron: Just Another Gallery, San Diego, California

Publications

2007 - Best of Glass, High Times Magazine

2012 - Best of Glass, High Times Magazine

2013 - Created Snoop Dogs Lifetime Achievement Award, High Times Magazine

2013 - Nuggerty Magazine - Cover Photo

2014 - Cover Story, OC Weekly

2015 - Art Feature, Hot Breath Magazine

2016 - Interview, Hot Breath Magazine

2016 - Cover Photo and Feature, Hot Breath Magazine

2016 - Art Feature, XXL Magazine

2018 - Interview, Vegas Cannabis