Large King Salmon
by Hopko Art Glass
Michael Hopko had an early love of glass blowing and began his journey as a glass artist in 1990 as an art student at Shasta College. After college, he worked as an apprentice glass blower with several different artists in California, later opening his own hot shop.
Michael gains his creative energy from his family, friends and many interests. An avid outdoorsman, Michael’s interest in nature is manifested in his inspired glass works. He is driven by the desire to dedicate his life mastering a personal interpretation of nature recreated and preserved in glass.