Tom Hopkins was a Canadian painter and printmaker born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, in 1944. He studied at Mount Allison University and earned a master’s degree at Concordia University in 1987, where he taught from 1983 to 1997. He also taught at McGill University and gave numerous workshops across Canada and the United States. In 1991, a retrospective of his work, titled Narration of Icon, was organized by curator David G. Burnett and presented at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Hopkins’s work is included in numerous prominent collections in Canada, including the Collection Prêt d’œuvres d’art du Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. He died on January 23, 2011, in Montreal.