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Jeff Lowe & Clyde Hopkins

Clyde Hopkins

In 2007 his work was included in ‘Scratching the Surface’ at Eton Drawing Schools (with Francesca Simon, Stuart Geddes and Gary Wragg), and in June 2008 in the RA Summer Exhibition and in an exhibition, with Marilyn Hallam, in the Art into Hospitals scheme at the Conquest Hospital, East Sussex. Advanced Graphics London has published a number of editions of screen prints, and has represented him at art fairs.

In 1980 he was awarded the Mark Rothko Travelling Scholarship, and in 1998, the Lorne Award. He has worked in many UK art colleges and universities, and from 1990 to 2006 was Head of Painting at Chelsea College of Art, from where he retired as an Emeritus Professor.

In 2007-08, he acted as the curator and organiser of an exhibition celebrating painting at Chelsea, called ‘… Same As It Ever Was’ which contained the work of some fifty artists, occupied three galleries and was accompanied by a catalogue with texts by Matthew Collings, David Ryan and Clyde Hopkins. His paintings, prints and works on paper are in a number of private and public collections. © Clyde Hopkins 2016

Jeff Lowe

Internationally acclaimed sculptor Jeff Lowe came to prominence in 1974 with his first one man  show at the prestigious Leicester Galleries in Londonʼs Cork Street. Lowe represented Britain at the Paris Biennale.  Lowe won the Sainsbury award in 1975 and the Pollock-Krasner award in 1993.   Over the past forty years he has made sculpture on a daily basis and  played a major role in advancing abstract sculpture.  

Born in 1952 and educated at St. Martins School of Art, Lowe lives and works in both London and the Algarve in Portugal. Lowe was taught by amongst others, Sir Anthony Caro, Phillip King and William Tucker. Recent solo exhibitions include Whitford Fine Art, an exhibition of his early 80’s steel sculptures; other significant exhibitions include Hayward Gallery and Serpentine Gallery, Guggenheim, Venice, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, Galerie Josine Bockhoven, Amsterdam, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, Bodo Niemann Gallery, Berlin, Waddington & Shiell Gallery, Toronto, Musee Dʼart Moderne, France and The National Gallery, Australia, Flowers Gallery, London, Whitford Fine Art, London, and Henry Moore Institute, Leeds.

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