Josh Hoggle

Josh Hoggle lives and works in
Birmingham, Alabama. A current BFA
candidate at the University of Alabama at
Birmingham, he has shown work at many
galleries and museums across the southeast.
These include the Wiregrass Museum of
Art, Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, Grand
Bohemian Gallery, Arts Revive, and The
University of Alabama’s Student Juried
Annual. Hoggle won first place in the 2-D
category at the Arts Revive Gallery and Best
in Show at the University of Alabama at
Birmingham Juried Annual in 2021. In
addition, he has received many awards for
painting, including the Takahashi award and
the Senior Scholarship at the University of

Hoggle is a classical oil painter whose
work examines the human condition through
figurative painting. He draws inspiration
from the LGBTQ+ community around him
and his own experiences as a homosexual
man. His work combines oil painting with
contemporary imagery to capture individuals
who do not conform to the pressures of
society to present themselves in a certain
way. Hoggle also does freelance surface
painting for Meredith Corporation. He
creates surfaces for photographers to use in
photo shoots for Southern Living, Food &
Wine, Cooking Light, and many other
brands associated with Meredith