David Hopper studied painting and drawing at the Saint Ives School of Painting, UK, and at the Central School of Art and Design, London. He studied Sculpture at Sydney University, and Pottery in Perth, Australia. He was a prize winner at the International Artists in Watercolour Competition, exhibiting at the Mall Galleries, London. He was the Artist dâ€™honour at the Salon Exhibition at Caudobec-en-Caux, France.
David has painted all his life and has had 35 One-man exhibition in the UK, Germany, France, U.S.A, Middle-East, Australia, and in Fiji, and has partaken in some 70 group shows, including the Archibald and the Wynne Prize exhibitions in Australia.
He has lived in India for 9 years and in Australia for 11 years, and for the rest of his time in England, where he taught in school, adult education, holiday painting groups, and at Leicester University.
David retired to Bali in April, 2007, and lives in Penestanan, Ubud, where he continues to paint.