Kevin Hopkins [b. 2000, Beaufort, South Carolina] is a painter based in Kansas City, Missouri.
Hopkins’ work explores the celebration of life and the awareness of his mortality following the
passing of an elder. Currently, he has focused his work on highlighting familial relationships
through self-portraiture--or personas extracted from self-portraiture. Kevin now attends the
Kansas City Art Institute majoring in Painting and Art History. He was recognized
internationally as a 2021 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grantee and nationally as a 2021
AXA Art Prize finalist.