Registered since 2011

Simon Hopkinson

from Exeter, United Kingdom

Latest update: I've updated my website with new paintings and my exhibitions for 2013

over a year ago from Rise Art

My paintings arise from a longstanding interest in the British urban landscape. I think that unpopular features like concrete and decay are often beautiful, despite representing modern malaise. I tend to avoid recognised attractions, seeking out the views which more reflect my spirit.

Using my photographs as a guide, I try to create something freer and more textured than photo realism whilst retaining the atmosphere of the photographed scene. I am more concerned with mood and mystery than w…

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Artwork by Simon Hopkinson