The visual artist Louise Hopkins lives and works in Glasgow. Having studied at the University of Northumbria, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1985-1988), she went on to receive an MFA from Glasgow School of Art (1992-1994). Louise’s work is currently included in the group exhibition Now at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. In 2016 a group of Hopkins’s works were included in The Scottish Endarkenment: Art and Unreason 1945 to the present at Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh. In 2015/16 a group of 7 works were included in the exhibitionDévider le reel at Les Abattoirs, FRAC Midi-Pyrenees. In 2014 she had a one-person exhibition Black Sea, White Sea as part of GENERATION, the celebration of 25 years of Contemporary Art in Scotland. In 2007 she was one of 6 artists to represent Scotland at the 52nd Venice Biennale. In 2005 she had a major one-person exhibition Freedom of Information at the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh.

Image: ‘Ruby Sapphire’, 2017. Acrylic on archive digital print/ 24 x 20.5cm