Featured Artists

The Hopkinson Journal recognizes the talents of young and upcoming artists as well as those who have spent a lifetime improving society through their artistic achievements. Once a month, their work is showcased here for the world to see.

Interested in having your work featured? Email HopkinsonArts@gmail.com with an attachment of any recent projects along with a brief biography. All emails should be entitled "Monthly Feature Submission." All art forms welcome.

March 2022 Feature: Creep by Radiohead, (arranged and performed by Bill Heigen)

Bill Heigen is a composer, vocalist, & music director residing in New York City. An experienced composer and an accomplished performer, Bill has received countless awards, including the Vocal Brasil CCBB (2012) and the MCE Composer Competition (2015-2016). He has performed around the world in Europe, Africa, the Far east, and Australia. To learn more about Bill Hiegen and to hear all of his music, please visit his website

Please join me in congratulating Bill Heigen for earning a spot as our March monthly feature!

February 2022 Feature: Existences by Robert Stanley 

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Robert Stanley is a visual and digital artist residing in Chicago, Illinois. Originally hailing from Florida, Stanley was introduced to the arts upon becoming a monk. After receiving degrees from The University of Dayton, he left the religious Order to teach full-time at the University of Dayton and Earlham College. Later in his career, he received his graduate degree from the Pratt Institute.

Stanley's work has been curated in museums and exhibitions around the United States. Critics have praised his work for "set[ting] up a dialogue between observation and invention, realism and abstraction that grows into a lively, even stormy exchange.” 
To learn more about Robert and to see a full list of his finest work, please visit his website. We are incredibly proud to grant Robert Stanley a spot as our February monthly feature!

December 2021 Feature: "No One Is Alone" from Sondheim's Into the Woods (Cover by Jamie "Junius" Harkin)

Jamie Harkin (a.k.a. "Junius") is a singer and actress residing in Nashville, Tennessee. Upon receiving her MFA in Performance, Junius now works as a theater educator. 

Junius frequently sings covers of the late Stephen Sondheim's famous showtunes. In honor of Sondheim, we have decided to feature her cover of "No One Is Alone" from the hit musical, Into the Woods.
To learn more about Junius, you can visit her website. We are proud to present Junius with a spot as our December monthly feature!

November 2021 Feature: Hidden in Plain Sight by Charles Tillery

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Charles Tillery is a self-published poet and writer residing in Baltimore, Maryland. You can find his collection of poems entitled, Just A Peek on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle edition. Join us in congratulating Mr. Tillery on being our November monthly feature! 

October 2021 Feature: Coastal Summer Dreams by Bill Posner

Bill Posner is a photographer and digital artist based in Oregon. His goal as an artist is to "invite you to feel what I see and to bring you into the image and allow your imagination to take over." Congratulations to Bill for earning a spot as our monthly feature!