‘SP Zero76’ aka Keith Hopewell is a versatile freelance illustrator based in Bristol. Originally from South Yorkshire he moved to Bristol in 1996 where he received his degree in Illustration at the University of the West of England. Working steadily as a freelancer for a number of years, he has worked alongside Mambo and Free Spirit, creating wall art in their stores. He has regular work creating signs, canvases and murals for bars, clubs, hairdressers and shops around the South West, including promotional work with Red Bull.
SPZero76 also runs an ever expanding project called Collaberation Nation. This sees both up and coming and well established artists working together to create unique pieces of art for prints, merchandise and live art events.
He also produces live art at festivals and club nights and was part of the winning Secret Wars team at Upfest 2011, Europe’s largest street art festival, alongside Squirl and Loch Ness. He has exhibited in many galleries, been involved in The Wow! Gorilla project for Bristol Zoo’s 175th Anniversary, working on two of the gorillas, and has been featured in a number of publications including Digital Artist magazine, Its a Trap, and We Take Control.
- Mack Daddy’s Hairdressers
- Free Spirit
- Treacle Clothing
- Red Bull
- Bristol Zoo - Wow! Gorillas