Albion's Bounty (Bindweed), 2012–13
Oil on primed linen
Original size: 70 x 55 cm
Photographer: Colin Mills
Clyde Hopkins was born in 1946 in Bexhill on Sea. He studied art at the University of Reading. Artists such as Bruegel, Goya, Braque and, most importantly, Miro remain significant for him.
He currently works at APT studios in Deptford London, and in St Leonards on Sea, making paintings and editioning screen prints with Advanced Graphics London. He has exhibited widely in the UK and Europe. Solo exhibitions include: the Serpentine Gallery, London; the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Rochdale Art Gallery; the London Institute Gallery; Millfield School Gallery; Joan Prats Gallery, New York; 116 gallery, Kent. Group shows include; Colour Boundary, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2014 and APT in Den Haag Nederland.
He has been Head of Painting at Winchester School of Art and at Chelsea College of Art & Design (UAL).