Deborah Hopping

Visual Artist / Mixed Media
Performing Artist / Improvisation
Designer / Graphic Design

GRAPHIC DESIGN: In 1998 I began doing freelance design in Silicon Valley, California as Hopping Media. At that time the web had just started to become mainstream and everyone wanted to be online. I worked with many programmers on hi-tech and start-up web projects for both intranet (internal) business applications for companies like Microsoft and Adobe, and internet applications for consumers. I have worked as graphic designer, creative and art director for a wide range of clients and projects and do traditional print as well as digital. I’ve done branding, advertising (display, magazine and newspaper), signage, websites, packaging and magazine layout. I am skilled in designing while holding true to brand. I enjoy working as a member of a creative team and have collaborated with PR firms, advertising agencies, marketing communication and software developers as creative and content provider. I have managed projects, graphic designers, photographers, copywriters and printing.

ART: My current medium is magazine paper and acrylic. I include words and images into the pieces to further represent the meaning of each.

PERFORMANCE: I spent 28 years doing improvisation in San Francisco. Since moving to Leonia I have not had an opportunity to perform, but I would love the opportunity to do workshops. I taught classes in beginning – intermediate improv for 3 years.