The Private World of John Hooper is running from Oct 15th to November 5th at Hooper Studios in Hampton. This exhibit is a celebration of the life and work of John Hooper, the inaugural Strathbutler winner. It features sculpture, writings and paintings from private family collections to mark the 10th anniversary of his death.
“As to the content of my sculpture…they reflect something of my feelings about the human condition; people relating to people, people relating to this magnificent and cruel world upon which we strive to live, and our isolation from each other …” – John Hooper
<strong>from CBC.ca Arts – Jan 28, 2006</strong> Canadian sculptor John Hooper, known for his colourful wood carvings, has died at the age of 79. Hooper’s family revealed Saturday the artist passed away in a nursing home in Hampton, N.B. Thursday evening surrounded by his loved ones. Hooper had been suffering from symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease[…]
Hooper, a respected advocate for environmental and human rights issues, challenged others to think deeply.