Gopinath completed his Bachelors in Fine Arts degree [B.F.A] at Chitrakala Parishath, Bengaluru with a specialization in sculpture in the year 1997. He went on to pursue his post diploma in sculpture from Maharaja Sayyaji Rao University at Baroda in the year 2001 and completed his Master’s degree [M.F.A] also in sculpture from Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore in the year 2005.
He has participated in several residency art projects, Symposiums and exhibitions both in India and abroad. He has visited countries such as Maldives, Egypt, U.S.A, China and South Korea as part of his residency art projects and sculpture symposiums. Through his career as a sculptor, he has shown his works in several prominent art galleries in India and abroad. He has had several group exhibitions and has also had two solo exhibitions in Bombay and Ahmedabad. He has also organised large scale sculpture symposiums for prominent Art collections such as Sangita Jindal Foundation for arts, Baldota Collection, and Uttarayan art foundation, India.
He has played a pivotal role and has helped immensely in the creation of the sculpture park project by the B.D.A, Bangalore. His artworks are placed in prestigious collections and is patronized by eminent art collectors such as Sangita Jindal, Harsh Goenka, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Birla arts trust, Lavina Baldota, Rakesh Agarval, Ravi Kavale, H.M.V India, Parachute India Ltd, I.T.C, Uttarayan Art Foundation, Lalith Kala Academy & Shilpa Kala Academy India and “Clayarch Gimhae Museum”- South korea, Sculpture Park - Tong-ling City & Hui’an city China, and other several private collections.