Hobart "Bart" Edwards (b. 1936) Biography

Hobart "Bart" Edwards (b. 1936) Biography

 

Hobart was born in Denver, Colorado. Bart started his photographic career working with his father E. K. Edwards. He started going on assignments when he was about 10 and actually received his first paycheck from Paramount News when he was 12. When Bart turned 15 he was doing all the darkroom work for his father. Bart went into the Marine Corp Reserves in 1953 and active duty in the Army Security Agency in 1955, where he served 3 more years. During Bart's military period, the Army sent Bart to Harvard University for 2 years. When he returned home, he went into the family's photography business. Bart also worked for ABC Television and later for the other networks. Bart and his father formed a company called E. K. Edwards and Son, which produced motion pictures and still photographs. Bart was the shop steward for 23 years for the 7 state Rocky Mt. Regions Hollywood Cameraman's Union local 659 out of Los Angeles. The Edwards' photographs and motion pictures have been seen in every major magazine, newspaper, and on all of the television networks to include the BBC and the CBC. Their reputations are legendary. Bart operates his own fine art gallery "Hobart's," and has had a working relationship with the SEE Gallery in New York. He is still a dealer of fine art and photographs on a dealer direct and Internet basis.