Monday, June 8, 2009

Jan Hopkins@SOFA West

Santa Fe Convention Center
201 W. Marcy Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501
June 11-14, 2009

Wednesday, June 10, 5:30-9:00PM

Represented by
Jane Sauer Gallery
652 Canyon Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505-995-8513, fax: 505-995-8507

“Child’s Play” - 21”x14”x7”, 2009, lunaria pods, hydrangea pedals, yellow cedar bark, waxed linen and paper, photo credit Ken Rowe

This first piece is about creativity” The quote on the top says “Hold on to child like wonder”, something I try to do while creating my own work.

The quote on the waist and bottom of the skirt says “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up” a quote by Pablo Picasso

"Young at Heart" -Dimensions: 21”x14”x9”,Date: 2009, Materials: silver dollar pods, skeleton leaves, yellow cedar bark, waxed linen and paper. photo credit: Ken Rowe

This piece is about aging and time. I used silver dollar pods (lunaria) and skeleton leaves and the time consuming quilting technique all relating it to life, time and aging. The quote inside this piece is by William Butler Yeats "The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time."

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Jan Hopkins-Cut the Edge/Weave the Line/Textile Arts 09

Mobilia Gallery
358 Huron Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

June 16- July 31, 2009
Artists reception - June 18, 2009

“Rain Dance” - Dimensions: 10””x6”x6”, Date: 2008, Materials: grapefruit peel, waxed linen, Alaskan yellow cedar bark and lotus pod tops

"Reflections-Ever After" (a collaboration by Jan and Chris Hopkins) 4"x16"x16", oil paint, resin, Rhododendron leaves, yellow cedar bark and waxed linen, photo credit: Ken Rowe

Jan Hopkins - The Perfect Fit – Shoes Tell Stories

Fuller Art Museum
455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
t 508-588-6000
June 6, 2009 – January 3, 2010

Brockton, Massachusetts, once known as the shoe capital of the world, will revive its legacy with The Perfect Fit – Shoes Tell Stories. Curated by Wendy Tarlow Kaplan, who has strong family ties to Brockton’s shoe industry, this exhibition will explore how shoes can tell stories, addressing topics such as gender, history, sexuality, race, class, and culture.

“Tolerance” - Dimensions: 8-1/2”x 10”x 3” (each shoe) Date: 2008, Materials: grapefruit peel, cantaloupe peel and waxed linen, Photo Credit, Ken Rowe