Spadge Hopkins creates on a full time basis. Influences include Duchamp, David Smith and Calder. Having worked with found metal objects and rock music themes incorporating music, movement, lighting and shadow, he is currently exploring silhouette and shadow and producing 3D visualisations of animals and birds in copper and steel. He also uses the steel cuts in the production of printing plates for his printmaking practice.
Gallery (click to view)
Spadge Hopkins is a member of NCAS, EAAF, a committee member of Suffolk Open Studios and Chair of Waveney and Blyth Arts. Spadge lives and works in his studio, a Victorian School on a country estate near Beccles. He runs printing days and shares studio space with complimentary artists when they need it.
Exhibitions & Projects
Exhibited in Mayfair, Cambridge and Suffolk, work featured in collections in Australia, USA and the UK.
Recent commissions include a permanent trail of 14 Cormorant sculptures along the River Deben in Woodbridge, and 5 native bird sculptures as part of the permanent ‘River for All’ trail at The Museum of Food in Stowmarket, Suffolk.
Numerous exhibits at exhibitions at The Yare Gallery, Great yarmouth; Potton Hall And Raveningham Sculpture trails.
Numerous commissions, work featured in various galleries in East Anglia.
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