Created and Sold by Sam Hopkins

Sam Hopkins
Silver Princess | Public Sculptures by Sam Hopkins

Silver Princess - Public Sculptures


Item details

A work commissioned by a client in the Yarra Valley, Victoria, as a driveway entrance water feature. Inspired by the client's late husbands favourite tree, the Eucalyptus 'Silver Princess' and not wanting to take away from the natural surroundings.
The 66 delicate copper water fed leaves are individually handcrafted, gently weeping over the locally sourced river stones where the water just seemingly disappears.
All supported by the intertwining trunk that sits within local wetland grasses and rushes. The tree will slowly gain a stunning greeny/blue patina over the years, adding another element to this piece

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Sam Hopkins
Meet the Creator
Wescover creator since 2020
"Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away"

Hopkins is a young emerging West-Australian artist with a background in landscaping/design, construction and woodworking. Finding inspiration from human behavior, nature, World travel and experimenting with materials & tools in new ways, Hopkins takes commonplace materials and teases out shapes and narratives, peeling back layers to reveal hidden meanings and perspectives. Hopkins has exhibited in major exhibitions around Australia including Sculpture By The Sea 2019 & 2020 and is represented in private and public collections in Perth and Victoria