Phill Hopkins
Born in Bristol, England 1961
Lives and works in Leeds, England

Phill Hopkins - Full Curriculum Vitae


Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
The Imperial War Museum, London, UK
The Sherwin Collection, The Hepworth , Wakefield, UK
Nanjing Baijia Lake International Culture Investment Group, China
The Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemet, Hungary
Stadt Dortmund, Germany
The Henry Moore Centre for the Study of Sculpture, Leeds
Leeds Art Gallery, UK
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK
Doncaster Museums & Art Gallery, UK

Private collections in the UK, Europe, USA, Australia and China,

Selected One and Two Person Exhibitions

Town & Country - Jonathan Hooper and Phill Hopkins - Coles Gallery, Leeds UK

Some Paintings with a Figure and Some Without - Galeria Fernando Santos - Porto, Portugal

2019 A House Within A Home - BasementArtsProject, Leeds, UK
'On The Corner' / Index Festival / Yorkshire Sculpture International Festival

2018 X - Leftbank, Leeds, UK
An exhibition of drawings, paintings, photographs, prints, constructions and collages, showcasing an unravelling of narratives from news stories and the political climate.Curated by Si Smith.

2017 Exodus curated by Bruce Davies & book launch of 'Hypogeal' BasementArtsProject, Leeds, UK

2016 Below - 108 Fine Art, Harrogate, UK.

Generation Loss - Phill Hopkins & James Moore - PAPER Gallery, Manchester, UK
Daily - BasementArtsProject, Leeds UK. Includes 'Daily' newspaper publication.
Part of ‘About Time’, a satellite programme that coincided with British Art Show 8.
Falling/Tumbling/Rolling - Paintings about Gaza - The Allotment Gallery - Greenbelt Festival, Northamptonshire UK
No Mandate - & Model Gallery, Leeds, UK

Explosions - Basement Arts Project at Showcase Spectacular, Leeds Corn Exchange, Leeds UK
The Allotment Gallery - Greenbelt Festival, Northamptonshire UK

Works from the Fukushima Series - Departure, London UK
Works from the Fukushima Series - Devonshires, London UK

2012 5am There - The Muammar Gaddafi Variations - Bank Street Arts, Sheffield UK

2011 PLACE: Installation and other works by Phill Hopkins - HoMA, Leeds UK

2008 Seven Drunken Nights - Greenbelt Festival, Cheltenham UK

1994/5 Recent Drawing - Leeds Art Gallery UK

1991/2 Flyers – Recent Sculptures & Drawings - Leeds Art Gallery UK

1988 The Little Naturalist - St Paul’s Gallery, Leeds UK

Selected Group Exhibitions

Summer Exhibition - Saltaire Art Gallery, UK 10 May - 15 September
Kadip Gallery at The Affordable Art Fair Hampstead Heath, London UK. 8 - 12 May
Spring Exhibition - The Art Court at First White Cloth Hall, Kirkgate, Leeds, UK 2 May - 1 June
Beyond Colours From Life - The Art Court at First White Cloth Hall, Kirkgate, Leeds, UK
Kadip Gallery at The Affordable Art Fair Battersea Spring, London UK

Colours From Life - The Art Court HERE
The Art Court at Manchester Art Fair, Manchester Central UK.
The Metaphorical Basement - BasementArtsProject at Paradise Works, Manchester UK.
Kadip Gallery at Fresh Art Fair Ascot, UK
Summer Exhibition - Le Passage Gallery, Alderney, Channel Islands UK
Leeds Summer Group Show - Leeds Playhouse, UK
Elements of Summer - Kadip Gallery, London UK
Kadip Gallery at The Affordable Art Fair Hampstead Heath, London UK.
The Tetley x Tower Works: Public Art Shortlisted Proposals for Leeds’ South Bank Exhibition - Mustard Wharf Leeds UK.

The Mercer Open - Mercer Gallery, Harrogate, UK.
Summer Exhibition - Le Passage Gallery, Alderney, Channel Islands UK.
Leeds Summer Group Show - Leeds Playhouse, Leeds UK
Gathering Clouds - Cole's Gallery, Leeds UK

Step and Stair. Co-Curated by Dr Jon Wood - Art Space Gallery, London UK.
Artists include Ivor Abrahams, Nick Andrews, Garry Barker, Basil Beattie, John Davies, Arturo di Stefano, Howard Eaglestone, Anthony Eyton, Peter Freeth, Anthony Green, Janis Hardiman, Charles Hewlings, Derek Hyatt, Leon Kossoff, Nick Miller, Deanna Petherbridge, Carl Plackman, Michael Sandle and Peter Suchin

Single Figures. Curated by Sean Williams - Prosaic Projects Gallery, Bloc Studios, Sheffield UK.

Definitions of Drawing - Sunny Bank Mills, Leeds, UK
Goetze Art & Design - Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Summer Exhibition - Le Passage Gallery, Alderney, Channel Islands UK.
Everything is Water if You Look Long Enough - A Contemporary Watercolour Show - Cole's Gallery, Leeds UK
1st Annual Newsprint Open Call Exhibition - Three Works, Scarborough UK.

Prosaic: Generous - Globe Arts, Slaithwaite, UK.
Leeds Summer Group Show - Online HERE
Houseboundart - Instagram Online Exhibition, with Chapel Arts Studio

Left Bank Leeds Art Prize - Left Bank, Leeds UK.
Blue Mind - 3rd on 3rd Gallery, Jamestown, New York USA

Carl Plackman and His Circle - Pangolin Gallery, London
Artists include Phyllida Barlow RA, Tony Carter, Jonathan Callan, Brian Catling RA, Ann Christopher RA, Ken Draper RA, Dunhill and O’Brien, Garth Evans, Brian Falconbridge, Nigel Hall RA, Damien Hirst, Phill Hopkins, Michael Kenny RA, Bryan Kneale RA, John Maine RA, Lala Meredith-Vula, Martin Naylor, Richard Wentworth and Alison Wilding RA.

Left Bank Art Prize - Left Bank, Leeds, UK
Cross Gallery at The Mary Poppins Festival - Gatakers Artspace, Maryborough, Queensland Australia
The London Works - Cross Gallery, Bundaburg, Australia
Like the Lines of a Hand - C4rd, London
Hotel Drawings - 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe UK

Land / Line /Sea - Cross Gallery Australia at Artlacuna 48 Falcon Rd, Battersea, London, UK
Like the Lines of a Hand - PAPER Gallery, Manchester, UK
Basementartsproject at Sluice Biennial Hackney Central, London
Movement - Left Bank, Leeds UK
Expo d'anniversaire 5/5/5 - Galerie Youn, Montreal, Canada
CHARLIE SMITH LONDON & PAPER present: Semiotic Guerrilla Warfare (part IV) Charlie Smith Gallery, London UK
Paper, Transformed - PAPER Gallery at Arc, Stockport, UK

2016 Semiotic Guerrilla Warfare part III - PAPER & Charlie Smith Galleries at The Link Gallery - Dean Clough, Halifax, UK

Semiotic Guerrilla Warfare (Part I) - PAPER & Charlie Smith Galleries, PAPER Gallery, Manchester, UK.
Sluice_2015 Art Fair - Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London UK.
A Beautiful New World - 2nd Nanjing International Art Festival, Nanjing International Exhibition Center, China.
PAPER Gallery - KÖLNER LISTE Art Fair, Cologne, Germany
PAPER Gallery - Pages: Leeds Contemporary Artists Book Fair 2015. The Tetley, Leeds UK
PAPER Gallery at London Art Fair: Business Design Centre, UK

ADVENTurous ii
-Stour Space, London; Fisherman's Chapel - Leigh on Sea; Apatite Arts - Stoke;
-Dream Dare Do - Winchester; Bethesda to Bethlehem - Neuadd Ogwen, Bethesda and
-Engedi Arts - Colwyn Bay, UK.
PAPER Gallery at Sluice_ presents: Platform - PAPER: Norte Maar Presents @ Schema Projects Brooklyn, New York, USA
PAPER Gallery at Manchester Contemporary Art Fair, UK
Lost - Salisbury Arts Centre, UK
Snow in Summer - PAPER Gallery at Peek-a-Boo Gallery, Perth, Australia
Obsession: Love, Ritual, Collection - The Embassy Tea Gallery. London UK
PAPER Gallery at Macclesfield Barnaby Festival, UK
LUBOMIROV-EASTON Gallery Platform Projects @ Art Athina - Faliro Pavilion, Athens, Greece
COLONIZE | New work from SCIBase - 3rd on 3rd Gallery & Dykeman-Young Gallery, Jamestown, New York. USA
Overtime | Seize Leeds - 25 Wellington Street, Leeds UK
PAPER Gallery at Supermarket Art Fair - Stockholm, Sweden
Paralle Lines | Crossing Lines - & Model Gallery, Leeds UK

2013/14 Catalyst: Contemporary Art and War - Imperial War Museum North, Salford UK

End of the Line - PAPER Gallery, Manchester UK
The Photocopy Club: Family Politics - Jerwood Space, London UK
Placeless, Place - Whistle Art Stop, Haltwhistle UK
I Fall to Pieces, curated by Becky Beasley - Leeds Art Gallery UK
Galerie Pack of Patches Artists - Galerie Root, Berlin, Germany
Neo:Artprize 2013 - Neo:Gallery22, Bolton UK
12-12-12 - Bank Street Arts, Sheffield UK

ADVENTurous - Union Chapel, London & Engedi, Colwyn Bay, Wales
INHOSPITABLE 1.1 SCIBase - 64 Wellington Street, Leeds UK
Lange Nacht Der Museen Innsbruck, Austria
Inhospitable - SCIBase: Independents Liverpool Biennial UK
Vollendet - Unvollendet - Galerie Pack of Patches, Jena, Germany
Artefacts of Failure - QUAD, Derby UK
SCIBASE at Supermarket: Stockholm Art Fair, Sweden

6 Degrees - The Monks Gallery, Lincoln UK
Happiness Project - Leeds City Gallery UK
Lange Nacht Der Museen Innsbruck, Austria
Angels of the North - Greenbelt Festival, Cheltenham UK
On the Edge - Temple Works, Leeds UK
Wilderness - Wesley Hall, Sheffield UK
HOMA, Leeds UK

HOMA, Leeds UK
The Moment of Privacy has Passed: Sketchbooks by Contemporary Artists, Architects and Designers - The Usher Gallery, Lincoln UK

Minutiae - Bank Street Arts, Sheffield UK
v1b3 FALL 2010 SHELTER - International Digital Media Arts Association Conference, Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Melange: Artist interventions curated by Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery - Harvey Nichols, Leeds Light Night UK

2007 Situation Leeds: Contemporary Artists & The Public Realm – Round Foundry, Leeds UK

Other Criteria - The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds UK

Homage à Moholy-Nagy Làszlo - Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecske-met, Hungary
18 x 24 - 10 Galeria de La Bibliotheque, Maison Pourtons ‘Gustave Ansart’, Haulchin, France
Marie du Vieux - Place Louise de Bettignies, Vieux-Lille, France
Echevinage - Grand Place de Saint-Amand-Les-Eaux, France

Leeds Artist’s Show - Leeds Art Gallery UK
Sculptor’s Drawings - John Hansard Gallery, Southampton UK

1994/5 Sculptor’s Drawings - Cornerhouse, Manchester UK

Declarations of War: Contemporary Art from The Imperial War Museum - Kettle’s yard, Cambridge UK
Four Centuries of Sculptors Drawings from the Collection of Leeds City Art Galleries - Mistodrzitelsky Palace,Moravska Galerie, Bruno, Czechoslovakia
Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany

1992/3 The Bookmaker - Elizabethan Gallery, Wakefield & Birmingham Central Library UK

1991 6th Yorkshire Arts Biennial - Scarborough Art Gallery UK

Exchanges - Kunstlerhaus, Dortmund, Germany
Invisible Cities - Leeds Art Gallery UK

1987 Winners Exhibition Showcase Summer 87 - Elizabethan Gallery, Wakefield UK

Freedom to Touch - Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle & Cartwright Hall, Bradford UK
Surrealism Surveyed: Responses to an Exhibition - Leeds Art Gallery UK

1985 Whitworth Young Contemporaries – Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester UK

1984 New Contemporaries – ICA, London UK