Seething and Soothing: The Madonna Between Hope and Havoc

MB Hopkins — Dayton Artist September 7 - November 12, 2010

MB Hopkins, 49, is an illustrator and designer at the Dayton Daily News, where she has worked since 1984. She graduated Cum Laude from Wright State University in 1983 with a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, where her concentration was in painting and drawing. She attended on scholarship the Yale University School of Music and Art in 1983. She is a past member of the Dayton Printmakers' Cooperative. MB has received numerous honors for her newspaper illustration and design, including awards from the international Society of News Design, National Headliners (sponsored by the Press Club of Atlantic City), Print Magazine Regional Design, Applied Arts Annual of Canada, the Associated Press Society of Ohio, the Society of Professional Journalists/Queen City Chapter, the Cleveland Press Club and Best of Cox. Her work has been included in local exhibitions at the Dayton Visual Arts Center (Featured Artist), Dayton Visual Arts Center Members' Show, the annual DVAC Art Auction, Tiffin University, Sinclair Community College, Victory Theatre (now the Victoria), Stivers School for the Arts, Seattle East Coffee Shop, Troy-Hayner Cultural Center and the Woodland Cemetery Annual Photography Show. She lives in Kettering, Ohio.

Reception: October 7, 7 p.m., 7th floor. Lecture by Johann Roten, S.M.,
live music, light refreshments The Marian Library Gallery
Seventh floor of Roesch Library Monday–Friday 8:30 am–4:30 pm
For special arrangements: 937-229-4214 Free and open to the public

Artist's Statement

As Luck Would Have It
13" x 10.5"

Mary: What Dreams May Come
24.5" x 21.5"

20" x 16.5"

Green Madonna
12.5" x 8"

15.5" x 11.5"

Hail Mary, Full of Grace
25.5" x 19.5"

Lives Hang In The Balance
20.5" x 19.5"

Mary: Her Sorrow
20" x 16.6"

Mary In Reflection
20" x 16"

Mary Sketch
13.5" x 9"

Seven Sorrows
24.5" x 20.5"

Masha's Monster
20" x 16"

17.5" x 15.5"

Mother of Sorrows
20" x 16.5"

Neighbour's Door
23" x 19"

Our Lady of Hope
16.75" x 14.25"

Out of Ethiopia
18.75" x 15.75"

Yanyuwa Song
17.25" x 15.75"

Sarajevo Song
20" x 14"

The Preferred
16.5" x 19.5"

Reaping Havoc
17.25" x 14"

Light from Within
14.5" x 12.5"
Finger Rosary

Under the Bridge
14" x 18.5"

18" x 34.25"


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