Lillian Cooper

Lilian Cooper


1986 Foundation Course De Vrije Academie, The Hague NL
1987-1992 Diploma/ MA Fine Art Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam NL
1983-1986 BA (Hons) Architecture School of Architecture, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth GB

Solo Exhibitions
2015 "Pop-up-Drawings from the Hortus", Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam NL
2014 Open studio - Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, Connecticut USA
2009 Shorey Rocks Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine USA
2005 Open Studio -solo exhibition Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, Connecticut USA
2004 Art Affairs Gallery Four positions-Lilian Cooper, Katrin Korfmann, Shuzo Azuchi Gulliver, Herman de Vries, Amsterdam NL
1999 Barbican House Museum Quarry Rocks Lewes, E. Sussex GB
1996 An Lanntair Museum and Art Gallery Rockscapes Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland GB

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 Personal Space group show MŰVÉSZETI MALOM, Szentendre Hungary
  25 years 25 artists group exhibition, Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton CT USA
  Drafting the Landscape group drawing exhibition, Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam NL
From There to Here: Drawings from Swansea to Colorado Elysium Gallery, Swansea GB
  and Colorado State University USA
2013 Salisbury Open Drawing, Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury UK
  Original Works on Paper group exhibition, Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam NL
2nd Yatoo International Project Exhibition with UAP in Sepsiszentgyörgy and Siló Contemporary Art Centre, Csíkszereda Romania
  Text & Context City of Cambridge GB
  Focus ISM Community Grand Central Art Centre, Santa Ana, CA USA
2011 Drawing Connections Siena Art Institute, Siena IT
  Unexpected Communication Yatoo International Nature Art Center, Gong-Ju KR
  Mapping the Art II Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam NL
  Natuurkunst Drenthe Schoonoord Drenthe NL
  Leaf Cloud // Nature Tagible & Transcendent Fair Folks and a Goat Gallery, NYC USA
  Riciclarti- Cantiere Arte Ambientiale 2011 Padua IT
2010 Instant Gratification Copro Gallery, Santa Monica USA
2009 Shorey Rocks Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine
Troubles in Paradise Missouri State University Art Gallery, Springfield, Missouri
2008 The Last Book collaborative project with Luis Camnitzer National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires Argentina
2007 Shetland Museum opening exhibition, Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland Peter Jones Gallery Utopia: Impossible cities, Chicago EEA21 Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto GB
2006 Musée de la Mer, Attente, Magdalen Islands, Québec, Canada EEA21 Saitama Museum, Tokyo, Japan ISEA Slippage-Internet exhibition CA
2005 Peacock Visual Arts A5 Aberdeen, Scotland, GB disturb the peace Internet exhibition GB
  Yatoo, The Korean Nature Artists Association About-From-For Nature-group mail art exhibition Gongju, Pusan & Suwon KR
  klein maar fijn- small is beautiful Art Affairs gallery Amsterdam NL
2004 Night of 1000 drawings fundraising group exhibition Artists Space, NYC USA
  Geomail group mail art exhibition. Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Carlisle GB
  Ad Mare Artists’ Centre Les islomanes, Îles de la Madeleine, Québec CAN
  Musée de la Mer Les Islomanes, Îles de la Madeleine, Québec CAN
  Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art Sense of Place- mail art exhibit, Union Works Gallery, Boulder, Colorado USA
2003 Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Wind Blown Cloud archive GB
  Baltic Gallery. Wind Blown Cloud photo archive, Gateshead GB
2002 Artists Space Night of 1,000 drawings NYC USA Internet exhibition GB
2001 Byrdcliffe Open Studios Woodstock, NY USA
1993 Het Debuut Gallerie Amsterdam, Amsterdam NL

Residencies and Symposia
2014 Artist-in-residence Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton CT USA
Artist-in-residence Artist Residence Dalen, Drenthe. Supported by the Famille Saunders-Ten Holte foundation NL
2012 Text installation for Trumpington “Park and Ride” station in Cambridge GB
2011 Natuurkunst Drenthe Symposium, Schoonoord, Drenthe NL
2010 Artist-in-residence Gros Morne National Park & the Rooms Provincial art gallery, Newfoundland Canada
2008 Participating artist EKOSUSAK 2008, First international Festival of Ecoculture, Platform for Art and Ecology, Island of Susak Croatia
2007 Artist-in-residence. Heliker LaHotan Foundation, Maine USA
2006 Field trip & subsequent commission for an artwork for the permanent collection, Shetland Museum and Art Gallery, Lerwick, Scotland GB
2005 Artist in Residence. Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, Connecticut USA
2004 Participating artist, Les Islomanes Symposium, îles de la Madeleine, Québec CAN
2002 Drawing project. Poltimore House, Centre for Contemporary Art in the Natural World. Exeter, Devon GB
2002 Speaker and Round Table participant. Atlantic Cultural Space: New Directions in Arts and Heritage University of Moncton, New Brunswick CAN
2001 Artist in Residence. Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock NY USA
1999 Artist in residence. Sussex Archaeological Trust, Clayhill site, E. Sussex GB