Lyle Sopel is considered to be one of the preeminent living, jade and gem - nature inspired sculptor’s. An innovator of a contemporary gem design genre. Sopel’s work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions.
Lyle is committed to inspiring young and novice artists, Sopel is a champion of the arts providing mentoring programs and works in progress studio episodes. Sopel believes that man and animal share the same innate spirit. And “I believe that surrounding ourselves with beauty, art and nature is essential to our well being.”