Gordon Hopkins an american artist, born 1965. His work finds its strength
in his unique technique and use of strong color. He often sets the
outline of everyday objects over layers of color, building up the
material using Oil bar and paint.Patterns, forms, fish,gardens to
landscapes are some of the the many subjects in his work. Currently
living and working in Brussels Belgium and through his travels throughout Europe
he gathers new ideas and images for his paintings.
“ In my work as an artist it is very important for me to explore the
use of bold colors with many layers, repetition and larger then life format.
I like to accentuate or exaggerate a sometimes ordinary object or image.
The composition often breaks down into an imaginary world of outlines and
colorful backgrounds creating depth and movement.” His representation
emphasizes the beauty and perhaps overlooked context of our natural surroundings.
He works primarily with oil bar, and oil paint on linen and board.
Gordon's work brings with it a sense of exploration, an interpretation of our
surroundings from his point of view, filled with color and a sense of joy.
“It is often just the simple form that can have a great impact and become very important in my work.”
The imaginary garden.
2012 Galerie Daniel Bissiche, Knokke. Belgium.
2010 Borgi gallery Engelwood NJ USA.
2010 -2012 Galerie Liehrmann, Liege, Belgium.
2010 Baltazar, Brussels ,Belgium.
2010 Lineart. Gent, Belgium.
2010 Affordable art fair, Amsterdam,NL .
2007 Santa Fe art fair, USA.
2007 - 10 New York Affordable art fair. USA.
2007 Miami contemporary art fair, Miami Florida, USA
2007 Palm Beach contemporary art fair, Palm beach, USA
2007 Art DC, Washington DC, USA.
2010 Affordable art fair , London, UK.
2005 Jenny Granger Gallery, Whitstable, UK.
2005 Belgravia gallery, London, UK.
2003-2006 Belgrave gallery, St Ives, Cornwall UK.
2003-2006 Santa Barbara Art Co, Santa Barbara, Ca USA.
2001-2005 Lemon street Gallery, Truro, Cornwall UK.
2001-Gallery One on One, Brussels, Belgium.
1999.2000 Open studios, San Francisco, Ca USA.
1994 AVA Gallery, Hanover, NH USA.
2010 Art Zurich international, Zurich, Switzerland.
2009 Galerie Baltazar, Brussels, Belgium.
2008 - 2012 Galerie Liehrmann, Liege, Belgium.
2007 Gallery Baltazar, Brussels, Belgium.
2006 Galerie Dautcourt, 38 rue minimes 1000 Bruxelles.
2006 Jenny Granger Gallery, “points of View” Whitstable, UK.
2005 Open studio, “summer patterns” London, UK.
2005 Pall mall deposit, London, UK.
2004 Open studio, “ The simple things” Brussels, Belgium.
2000 Open studio, Santa Barbara, CA. USA