Sculptor Adam Kops was born into a Jewish family in London, England on 13 December 1956, one of four children of the British-Jewish playwright and poet Bernard Kops. He studied art at Camden Arts Centre (1980-81), St. Martin's School of Art (1981-82), Wimbledon School of Art (1982-83) and then again at St Martin’s School of Art (1984-87). He has held solo exhibitions including at the Kingsgate Gallery, London (1988, 1992 and 1994) and Camden Arts Centre (1988-89) and has also exhibited in mixed shows at venues including The Royal Festival Hall (1986), Manor House Society (1989) and the Ben Uri Gallery (1990 onwards). He won the Jewish artist of the year in the 1995 Nationwide Art Event, co-organised by Ben Uri Art Society and British WIZO, for his steel bird sculpture. His work was also included in 'The Ben Uri Story from Art Society to Museum' in 2001 at Philip's and in 'Jewish Artists in Britain: Celebrating the 350' at the Arts Depot in 2006. He has held various posts as an art tutor including at The College of North West London (2003-16) and has also run children’s sculpture workshops for the Ben Uri Gallery and elsewhere. He lives and works in London.