EILEEN COOPER RA  
         
 

 

Links

Eileen Cooper at the Royal Academy
www.royalacademy.org.uk/?lid=192


Selected Solo Exhibitions


2015 Book Launch & Exhibition, Art First, London
  Hide and Seek: Work on Paper 1977–2014, Royal Academy of Arts, Tennant Room
2013 Edge to Edge, Art First, London
2012 Aldeburgh Beach, South Lookout Project
2011 Showing Off, Art First, London
2010 Collages, The Hugh Casson Room, Royal Academy, London
  New Work, Arts Club, London
2009 Dreams of Elsewhere, Art First, London
  Crosscurrent, Brook Gallery, Budleigh Salterton
2007 Deeper Water, Art First, London
2006 An Encore: Eileen Cooper, Art First Projects, London
2005 Time of Your Life, Art First London
2004 Subject Matter – Paintings Drawings & Prints, Glasgow Print Studio
2003 Eileen Cooper, 50, Art First London
  Eileen Cooper at 50, A Celebration, Art First New York

2002

Passions: New Work on Paper, Art First, London

Passions, Art First, New York

2000

Raw Material: Eileen Cooper at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Raw Material Part II, Art First, London

  Homecoming - The Prints Of Eileen Cooper, Clifford Chance, London

1999

Second Skin: Eileen Cooper in the 80s and 90s, touring exhibition to Wolverhampton, Nottingham and Eastbourne

1998

Open Secrets, Art First, LondonArt First, London

  Graphic Work, Bridport Arts Centre, Dorset

1997

Graphic Works, The Gallery In Cork Street with Benjamin Rhodes, London

1996/7

Touring Exhibition - Graphic Work, Darlington, Harrogate & Scarborough

1995 Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames
1994 Eileen Cooper at Sadlers Wells Theatre, London
  Shapechanger, Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London
1993/94 Touring Exhibition – Lifelines, Lancaster, Exeter, Newcastle, Brighton, Sheffield & Warwick
1992 Drawings, Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London

1990

Paintings Drawings Prints, Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London

1989

Works on Paper, Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London

1988 Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London

1987

Artsite Gallery, Bath

1986

Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

1985

Artspace Gallery, Aberdeen

 

Blond Fine Art, London

1983 Blond Fine Art, London
1982 Blond Fine Art, London
1981 House Gallery, London

1979

Air Gallery, London



Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 Delineations: Drawings at Art First
2013-14 RA Portfolio Diamond Jubilee Gift, Queens Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London
2012-13 Encounter, The Royal Academy in the Middle East, Cultural Village Foundation-Katara, Doha, Qatar
  The Mechanical Hand : 25yrs of Printmaking at Paupers Press, Kings Place Gallery, London
2012 Eileen Cooper & Sara Lee : The Peninsula Project, Stoneman Gallery, Penzance
  Encounter, The Royal Academy in Asia, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore
  Twelve Royal Academicians in Edinburgh, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2011 Contemporary Monotypes, Glasgow Print Studio
  20 Years, Art First, London
  Print, Stoneman Gallery, Penzance
  The Discerning Eye, Mall gallery, selector and exhibitor
  Bite, Mall Galleries, London
2010 Academicians (with David Mach, Neil Macpherson & Michael Visocchi), Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow
  Originals, Mall Galleries, London
2009 ZOOM – Looking Back/Looking Forward, Art First, London
  A Tribute to Hugh Stoneman Master Printer, Lemon St Gallery, Truro
  Confluence curated by Eileen Cooper, APT Gallery London, and Stoneman Gallery, Penzance
  Originals Mall Galleries, selector/exhibitor
2008 Dialogue, Art First, London
  Hugh Stoneman – Master Printer, Tate St. Ives, Cornwall
  10 (The Chris Orr Printmaking Years), Gulbenkian Galleries, RCA, London
2007 Leben Lieben, RISE Gallery, Berlin
2006 Translations, Art First, London
  Drawing Breath – 10 Years of the Jerwood Annual, Wimbledon College Of Art, London (touring UK & Sydney, Australia)

2004

The Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London

Tradition & Innovation, Scarborough Museum and Art Gallery

Visual Wit, Royal Academy, London

2003

Art First in Print, Art First, London

The Divine Comedy, Art Space Gallery, London

ExPress – Printmaking From The Royal College Of Art, RCA, London

1999/2000

Hand To Hand (with Julian Stair), Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead & Art First, London

1998

The Contemporary Print Show Part I, The Barbican Centre.

1997 The Body Politik, Wolverhampton Art Gallery

1996

Spirit on the Staircase, 100 Years of Print Publishing at the RCA, V&A. London

1994/95

An American Passion, The Susan Kasen Summer & Robert D Summer Collection of Contemporary Painting, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow & Royal College of Art London

1994/95

An American Passion, The Susan Kasen Summer & Robert D Summer Collection of Contemporary Painting, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow & Royal College of Art London

1993

Contemporary Art at the Courtauld, Courtauld Institute, London

1992

The New Patrons, Twentieth Century Art from Corporate Collections, Christie's London

Myth, Dream and Fable, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham

Innocence and Experience, touring exhibition organised by the South Bank Centre & Manchester City Art Gallery: Manchester, Hull, Nottingham, & Glasgow

20th Century Women's Art, New Hall, Cambridge

1992

The New Patrons, Twentieth Century Art from Corporate Collections, Christie's London

Myth, Dream and Fable, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham

Innocence and Experience, touring exhibition organised by the South Bank Centre & Manchester City Art Gallery: Manchester, Hull, Nottingham, & Glasgow

1991/92

Look Here Upon This Picture and On This, selected by Norbert Lynton, South Bank Centre, touring exhibition

1991

Woodlands Art Gallery, with Paula Rego

The Outsider: British Figuration Now, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Italy

Postmodern Prints, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

1989

Picturing People, selected by Norbert Lynton, British Council tour to Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong & Singapore

1988

The New British Painting, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati & tour, USA

1987

Conversations, Arts Council Touring Exhibition

1986

The Flower Show, selected by Norbert Lynton

John Moores, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

1985/87

International Biennial of Graphic Art. Ljubljana, Yugoslavia

1985

Ten Years at Air, Air Gallery, London

Hand Signals, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

The Passion of Power, Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York

International Festival of Painting, Cagnes sur Mer, France

Proud and Prejudice, selected by William Feaver, Twining Gallery, New York

1984

The Image as Catalyst, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

1982/83/87

Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

1982

Nuremberg Drawing Triennial (Purchase Prize)

1980

Women's Images of Men, ICA, London

1974/76

New Contemporaries Exhibition

1977-2013

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition



Awards & Commissions

2013 Artist in residence, Alayrac, France
2010 Artist in residence, Alayrac, France
2009 Royal Academy Summer Show Curator/Co-ordinator
  Selector Originals, Mall Galleries, London
2008/09 Artist in residence, Lewisham College
1999 Arts & Humanities Research Board, Award for Ceramic work "Ceramics from a Fine Artist"
  Cover & illus. for Carol Ann Duffy’s “Meeting Midnight” Pub. Faber & Faber
1998/99 Artist in residence, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
1986 Frontispiece: Carol Ann Duffy’s "Thrown Voices", pub. Bernard Stone
1982 Staircase Project, ICA, London