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RASJAD HOPKINS has been influencing the creative market for decades. An Artist, Publisher, Author, Gallery Director and former Owner of some of the most influential galleries in the United States, Hopkins has truly made his mark. Now a full time painter he devotes his time to the creation of serene original landscapes, bringing both sense of calm and natural balance into form.


BA, University of Washington

MFA, Sculpture, Painting and Art History


Puyallup Fair, Washington State  “Jurors Choice” for a watercolor


Tamarique Gallery, Seattle, paintings


Kinorn Gallery, Seattle, sculpture

Puyallup Fair, sculpture


Bellevue Annual, paintings


World’s Fair 1962, sculpture


Panaca Gallery, Bellevue Washington, sculpture


Kinorn Gallery sculpture


Henry Gallery, U of W, thesis


Panaca Gallery, sculpture


Seattle Art Museum, Northwest Annual, sculpture  ”Honorable Mention” and purchase by museum


Panaca Gallery, sculpture,


Frye Museum, Seattle Northwest Institute of Sculpture Invitational


Otto Seligman Gallery, Seattle, sculpture


Collectors Gallery, Bellevue, Washington,, sculpture


Collectors Gallery, one man show


Allied Arts of Tacoma, 3 man show, sculpture


Jakk’s Market Gallery, sculpture


Otto Seligman Gallery, sculpture


Vorpal Gallery San Francisco


Cory Gallery, San Francisco


Collector Gallery, “Invitational”


Vorpal Galleries New York and San Francisco


Magna Gallery, New York, paintings


Venture Fine Art, Portland, Paintings


Seahorse, Sausalito, Paintings


Genius Gallery, South Lake Tahoe, paintings and sculpture


COMMISSIONS (partial list):

Matador Fountain, Seattle cast concrete, Maxwell Company, Seattle


Petrich Fountain and bronze pool, Tacoma Washington, Robert Chittock, landscape architect


Mayer Fountain, brass, Bellevue Washington, Chittock


Transcending, 8 ft bronze, Washington Federal savings and loan building, Seattle, McClelland and Osterman, architects


Fraternal Crest  for Sigma Chi, black walnut, Bittman and Sanders, architects


Bronze and stained glass entry doors. Bittman and Sanders


Giants of the 20th Century, cedar wood, 14 ft for Poncho Seattle


3 groups of carved black walnut reliefs, Citizens Federal Savings and Loan, San Mateo


Bronze relief sculpture Honorable mention in Northwest Annual exhibition (purchased by the museum)


Sculpture currently resides in the collection of the Seattle Art Museum. 


Nominated to Northwest Sculpture Institute by members.



1969 Created First Impressions, San Francisco an original lithographic workshop and publishing company


1971-1972 Rasjad Hopkins Gallery, Beverly Hills, California


1973-1979 With Franklin Bowles co-founded Bowles/ Hopkins Gallery, Bowles/Hopkins Publishing and Miller Gallery, San Francisco


1979-1982 Established and owned Horizon Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii


1983-1993 Established and owned Magna Galleries, San Francisco and New York and Magna Gallery Publishing.


1994-1999 Venture Fine Art, Portland Oregon


1996-1999 Greenmix America (ecological projects US and Costa Rica)


2000-2011 Franklin Bowles Gallery , San Francisco, Director, Senior Consultant, Manager of Training


2012-2017 Painting full time and consultant for gallery management and development, San Francisco and South Lake Tahoe




Novel, “Maria Secret Ops” (authored as R Edward Hopkins) 


Biographical “My Galleries” 

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