Opie Hileman was born in Amarillo, Texas in 1980. He began to explore the medium of glass at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2004. His work has been selected for solo and group exhibitions across the country and featured in American Art Collector, New Glass Review and Art Glass Today. Hileman resides in Portland, Oregon where he continues his practice as an artist and furniture maker.
Opie Hileman creates paintings, line drawings and sculptures deeply rooted in his fascination with modern alchemy and metaphysics. Through the use of form and mixed media he creates engaging works that highlight the power of exploring and experiencing the present.