Duncan Hopkins

Duncan Hopkins

Bideford, Devon, United Kingdom

About Duncan Hopkins

Duncan Hopkins lives and works close to the North Devon and Cornwall coast. His drawings and paintings are carefully observed and improvised studies of the sea, coastline and rural landscapes throughout the south west.

He is particularly interested the evocation of atmosphere and sensation, and the topographical and structural qualities of natural features and phenomena.

He is currently researching and developing drawing and painting methods based on historical practices, and works with oils, charcoal, graphite and silverpoint.

He has over 35 years experience in the Arts, working in fine art, digital design, and community art projects. His other interests include gardening, horse riding and wandering around aimlessly.


MA Fine Art: Contemporary Practice, University College Falmouth - 10.2010 - 9.2011

HNC Multimedia & Graphic Design, Strode College, Somerset - 2002 - 2004

BA Graphic Design, Bristol Polytechnic - 1987 - 1990


5 Dec 2020 - 21 Jan 2021: THE SEASONAL, Solo Exhibition at The Willoughby Gallery, The Castle,The Wharf, Bude, North Cornwall, UK. EX23 8LG


1988 - Present

Assorted Group and Solo exhibitions in Somerset, Devon, Cornwall and London