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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.

EDUCATION:

BA, University of Washington

MFA, Sculpture, Painting and Art History

EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS:

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

HONORS:

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.

 

ENTREPRENEUR:

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

 

 

AUTHOR:

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

           

Biographical “My Galleries” 

 

MAIN STREET GALLERY - PARK CITY, UTAH

Phone: 435.200.4445 - Address: 825 Main Street Park City, Utah 84060 - P.O. Box 982251

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