EILEEN COOPER

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2016        OBE for services to Art and Art Education
           Honorary Fellow, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge
2014        Hon Doc of Art Southampton Solent University
2011         Honorary Fellow, Royal College of Art
2011 - 2017     Elected Keeper of the Royal Academy
2006       Fellow of the Royal College of Art
2005 - 2010    Head of Printmaking, Royal Academy Schools
2002       Honorary Member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers
2001        Elected Royal Academician
1994 - 2006   Part time Lecturer in Printmaking at Royal College of Art
1977-2000      Visiting lecturer at Art Schools throughout the UK, 

         including Falmouth School Of Art, Leicester Polytechnic, 

         St. Martin's School of Art,

         Camberwell School of Art & City and Guilds, London
1974 - 1977      Royal College Of Art, London
1971 - 1974       Goldsmiths College, London
1970 - 1971       Ashton-under-Lyne College of Further Education

AWARDS AND COMMISSIONS
2017             Co-ordinator - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

2010/13       Artist in residence, Alayrac, France
2009           Royal Academy Summer Show Curator/Co-ordinator
          Selector Originals, Mall Galleries, London
2008 - 2009    Artist in residence, Lewisham College
1999          Arts & Humanities Research Board, 

          Award for Ceramic work Ceramics from a Fine Artist
1999        Cover & illus. for Carol Ann Duffy's Meeting Midnight Pub. Faber & Faber
1998 - 1999     Artist in residence, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
1986        Frontispiece: Carol Ann Duffy's Thrown Voices, pub. Bernard Stone
1982        Staircase Project, ICA, London



SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018      Under the Same Moon, Letitia Gallery Beirut, Lebanon
2018      
Night Music ( or Labour of Love) The Corn Hall, Diss, Sussex
2017
    Till the Morning Comes, The Fine Art Society, London
             Eileen Cooper: A Woman's Skin,
             curated by Dr Meredith Hale, Wolfson College, Cambridge
2016-2017      Hide and Seek, Drawing 1977-2014,
          touring to Swindon Museum, and Art Gallery,
         The Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate
2016          Love-in -Idleness, Rook and Raven Gallery, London
          Between the Lines, Galerie MIRO, Prague, Czech Republic
2015          Hide and Seek, Drawing 1977-2014 Royal Academy of Arts,
          Tennant Gallery and Fine Rooms
          Garden, Rabley Dawing Centre, Wiltshire
2014          Eileen Cooper RA, Paintings and Works on Paper,
          Atelier Rose and Gray,Hale, Cheshire.
2013          Edge to Edge, Art First, London
2012        Aldeburgh Beach, South Lookout Project
2011        Showing Off, Art First, London
2010       Collages, Sir Hugh Casson Room, Royal Academy,
         London New Work, Arts Club, London
2009         Dreams of Elsewhere, Art First,
         London Crosscurrent, Brook Gallery,
         Budleigh, Salterton
2008         Crossing, Art First Projects, London
          Taking Stock: The Printmaking Of Eileen Cooper RA, Clifford Chance, London
          The Cornerstone Gallery, Liverpool Hope University
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 to Wolverhampton, Nottingham and Eastbourne
1998        Open Secrets, Art First, London

           Graphic Work, Bridport Arts Centre, Dorset
1997           Graphic Works, The Gallery In Cork Street with Benjamin Rhodes, London
1996/97        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          Blond Fine Art, London, Artspace gallery, Aberdeen
1983          Blond Fine Art, London
1982          Blond Fine Art, London  
1981           House Gallery, London  
1979          AIR Gallery, London  

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017         Good Nature, Candida Stevens Gallery, Chichester.
          Mono: an Exhibition of Unique Prints, Flowers Gallery, London
          Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, co ordinated by Eileen Cooper
          Women Artists: a Conversation, The Fine Art Society, London
2016         Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter,

          Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.
          Towards Night, curated by Tom Hammick, Towner Art Gallery Eastbourne.
          Surface Cutting, Keepers House, Royal Academy of Arts
          Icon, Candida Stevens Fine Art, Chichester.
2015         She Came to Stay, Rook and Raven Gallery, London
          The Royal Academy at Wolfson, Wolson College, Cambridge
          Good Figures, Mall Galleries London
          The Downland Jerwood Gridshell West Sussex
          Delineations, Drawing at Art First, London
          Figuratively Speaking, Heike Moras Gallery,

          Marcelle Joseph Projects
2014          Master Drawings, Beaux Arts, London
          Marcelle Joseph Projects, At Home Salon
          Jerwood Drawing Prize 1994-2014: Artist as Selector,

          Jerwood Gallery, Hastings.
          Royal Academy Summer show ( selector and exhibitor)
          Underexposed: Female Artists and the Medium of Print. Studio 3 Gallery
          University of Kent
          Wildwood, Rabley Drawing Centre, Wiltshire
          Embrace, The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum.
2013 - 2014       RA Portfolio Diamond Jubilee Gift, Queens Gallery,

          Buckingham Palace, London
2012 - 2013       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, Art First, London A Tribute to Hugh Stoneman Master Printer Lemon
          St Gallery Truro Confluence curated by Eileen Cooper APT Gallery London
          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 - Re-working from the National Gallery, 

          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, RCA, V&A, London
1994/95       An American Passion, 

          The Susan Kasen Summer & Robert D Summer

          Collection of Contemporary Painting, McLellan Galleries, 

          Glasgow & RoyalCollege 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
1991/92        Look Here Upon This Picture and On This, 

          selected by Norbert Lynton, 

          South Bank Centre, touring exhibition
1991           Woodlands Art Gallery, London 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 ,

          Stoke on Trent Museum 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 And The 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 - 2017        Royal Academy Summer Exhibition