Will Hopkins, Norfolk, Virginia

Will Hopkins is a painter and writer living in East Beach. He completed formal education in fine art photography at the University of Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth University, though over the last twenty years has shifted his focus to painting. He works in both oils and acrylics and divides his painting time between the studio and plein air.

Will is the author of three noir novels set in the Tidewater area, Willowood, Full Fathom Five and Nike Ajax, and is a member of the East Beach Writers’ Guild. One of his short stories is included in the Guild’s recent anthology, By the Bay: East Beach Stories.  Will’s work is represented by The Beach Gallery in Norfolk.  He is a resident of East Beach.