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Phill Hopkins



Phill Hopkins was born and grew up in Bristol England. He studied at Goldsmiths College in London and was taught by Michael Craig-Martin, Richard Wentworth and Carl Plackman. He now lives and works in Leeds England.

He is included in many public collections, including -  MIMA / Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, The Imperial War Museum, London, The Henry Moore Centre for the Study of Sculpture, Leeds, Stadt Dortmund, Germany, The Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemet, Hungary and Leeds Art Gallery.

Selected solo exhibitions


The Allotment Gallery - Greenbelt Festival, Boughton House, Northamptonshire

Easter (Gas Variations) - St George’s Church, Leeds

2013 Recent ‘Paint Chart’ Drawings - Roller Gallery

Works from the Fukushima Series - Departure, London

Works from the Fukushima Series - Devonshires, London

Das Wandern - DWF 4, 64 Wellington Street, Leeds

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

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

2008 Seven Drunken Nights - Greenbelt Festival, Cheltenham

1996  Domestic Airspace - Brahm Gallery, Leeds

1994/5 Recent Drawing - Leeds Art Gallery

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


Selected group exhibitions



Paper Gallery at Manchester Contemporary Art Fair 26-28:09:14

Lost - Salisbury Arts Centre

Snow in Summer - Paper Gallery at Peek-a-Boo Gallery, Perth, Australia

Fan Week - Galerie Pack of Patches, Jena,

Colonize Revisited - Arena Studios & Gallery, Liverpool

Obsession: Love, Ritual, Collection - The Embassy Tea Gallery. London

Paper Gallery at Macclesfield Barnaby Festival.

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

Paper Gallery at Supermarket Art Fair - Stockholm, Sweden

Members Exhibition - Mexico, Leeds

Paralle Lines | Crossing Lines - & Model Gallery, Leeds


Catalyst: Contemporary Art and War - Imperial War Museum North, Salford


End of the Line - Paper Gallery, Manchester

The Photocopy Club: Family Politics - Jerwood Space, London

Placeless, Place - Whistle Art Stop, Haltwhistle

I Fall to Pieces, curated by Becky Beasley - Leeds Art Gallery

Galerie Pack of Patches Artists - Galerie Root, Berlin

Form and Architecture - Vain & Able Gallery (online)

Neo:Artprize 2013 - Neo:Gallery22, Bolton

12-12-12 - Bank Street Arts, Sheffield


ADVENTurous - Union Chapel, London & Engedi, Colwyn Bay, Wales

INHOSPITABLE 1.1 SCIBase - 64 Wellington Street, Leeds

Lange Nacht Der Museen Innsbruck, Austria

Inhospitable - SCIBase: Independents Liverpool Biennia

Vollendet - Unvollendet - Galerie Pack of Patches, Jena, Germany

Artefacts of Failure - QUAD, Derby

Engediarts: Easter Story Exhibition - Imperial Hotel, Colwyn Bay, Wales

SCIBASE at Supermarket: Stockholm Art Fair, Sweden


6 Degrees - The Monks Gallery, Lincoln

Happiness Project - Leeds City Gallery

Lange Nacht Der Museen Innsbruck, Austria

Angels of the North - Greenbelt Festival, Cheltenham

On the Edge - Temple Works, Leeds  

Wilderness - Wesley Hall, Sheffield

HOMA, Leeds


HOMA, Leeds

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


Minutiae - Bank Street Arts, Sheffield

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

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