Michael has long been recognized for his uniquely colored octopus. As his skills increase, so has his portfolio. Quickly gaining in popularity are the Salt Water Fish, such as the Yellow and Blue Fin Tuna, Mahi Mahi and Great White Sharks. Michael gains his creative energy from his family, friends and many interests. He is driven by the desire to dedicate his life mastering a personal interpretation of nature recreated and preserved in glass. Michael Hopko continues to aspire to new heights. You can look forward to many more amazing aquatic blown glass art sculptures from this finely skilled artist.Hopko Art Glass is located in the Trinity Alps of Northern California. Artist Michael Hopko has created a collection of hand-blown sculptures combining art and craftsmanship. The beauty and motion of nature are captured through glass in stunning detail. Michael Hopko 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. An avid outdoorsman, Michael’s interest in nature is manifested in his inspired glass works. His sculptures include a variety of octopuses, trout, bass, and salmon as well as colorful mahi-mahi, yellow fin tuna, and many others to suit your style. Michael has ensured that each piece of art that leaves his studio is uniquely crafted with quality. Constantly honing his craft, his future goals include creating even more elaborate pieces such as the yellow eye rock bass or rooster fish, which will appeal to both the trained glass collector and the individual looking for beautiful display art.