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John Hopkins attended Birmingham College of Art where he studied illustration. For much of his life, John has been a successful freelance artist and although working in many mediums during that time, his love has remained in watercolours. He likes working with a fast, loose, impressionistic flow but retaining a focus on drawing.
Working both commercially and giving classes, John exhibits has won many awards which is how he came to be chosen by the Harbour Gallery after winning several awards at the prestigious Patching Festival in 2018.
He has a big passion for plein-air (outdoor) painting and enjoys a figurative style. John is an associate member of The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) and is a member of the Birmingham Watercolour Society.