Elizabeth Cooper
Born in 1972 in Queens, New York; Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

Columbia University, MFA 1997
The Cooper Union, BFA 1994

The Lerman Trust, 2005
The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, Studio Grant, 1998-99
P.S. 1, Institute For Contemporary Art, Studio Grant 1997-98
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1996

Solo Exhibitions

Thrust Projects, New York
Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne

Thrust Projects, New York
Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne
Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne
Roger Smith Gallery, New York
Roger Smith Gallery, New York
Roger Smith Gallery, New York

Group Exhibitions
Unlikely , Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg, Waldkraiburg, Germany - travelling to W139, Amsterdam, Kunstverein, Konstanz e.V., Konstanz, Germany
FREEZE FRAME, Thrust Projects, New York
Unlikely, Galerie Kienzle & Gmeiner, Berlin
Smooth Surfaces , Galerie Franc Impact, Vienna
On every wall, City without Walls, Newark, New Jersey
In technicolor, Queensboro College, Queens, New York
Cloudless clearcuts, Castle Raab, Switzerland

Pink, Patricia Faure Gallery, Los Angeles
Sweet Temptations, Kunstverein St. Gallen Kunstmuseum, Switzerland
Damenwahl, Galerie Karin Friebe, Mannheim
Especial, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne
Pas de Turbulences, Galerie Les Filles Du Calvaire, Brussels
Surface Tension, Savage Art Resources, Portland,Oregon
Het Offer, an Intimate Eye, Museum de Beyerd Breda, Netherlands
Greetings From New York, Thaddaeus Ropac Galerie, Salzburg
Perpetuum Mobile, Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne, Germany
Schokolade, Was Denn Sonst. Kunstraum Innsbruck, Germany
Some Are Painting, Artist Alliance, New York
Einfach Kunst, Neues Museum, Nuremberg, Germany
In a Silent Way, Galerie Gisele Linder, Switzerland
Peter Coe, Elizabeth Cooper,Jim Gaylord. Bucheon Gallery, San Fransico
Artist to Artist: A Decade of The Sharpe Foundation, Ace Gallery, New York
Kunstlerrame/Sammlerrame,Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, Switzerland
Delicious, (part 1), Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne, Germany
Delicious, (part 2), The Roger Smith Gallery, New York
Some Are Painting, John Gibson Gallery, New York
Collector’s Choice, Exit Art,
Abstraction in Painting Today, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New York
Yard Sale, Chelsea Lab School, New York
Reconciliations, DC Moore Gallery, New York
Gesture and Contemporary Painting, University of Michigan, Michigan
Size Matters, curated by Mike Weiss. Gale Gates, Brooklyn
The Stroke, selected by David Reed. Exit Art, New York
Elizabeth Cooper, Carl Ostendarp, James Hyde; Dinaburg Arts
Wish You Luck, P.S. 1 Museum, New York
Abstraction in Process 2, Artists Space, New York
Skowhegan Decade, David Beitzel Gallery, New York
The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Annual Exhibition, New York
The Wight Biennial, UCLA, Los Angeles
PS 1 International Studio Program Open Studios, PS 1 Museum, New York
The Art Exchange Show, 67 Broad Street, New York
Wash Out the Heavy Days, Joan Prats, New York
Carousel, MFA Exhibition, Leo Castelli Print Gallery, New York
Peter Coe, Elizabeth Cooper, Jennifer Reeves, Roger Smith Gallery, New York
College Art Association MFA Exhibition, Hunter College, New York
26 Positions, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York
Far Out, View Room Exhibitions, New York
Soho Annual, curated by Simon Watson, New York
24 Degrees, curated by Kenny Schacter, 480 Broome Street, New York
Bright, curated by Jill Brienza, The Roger Smith Gallery, New York


Conner, Jill, Freeze Frame, ArtUS, January/February 2008, issue 22.

Maine, Stephen, Elizabeth Cooper, Art in America, January 2007.

Baron, Reuben M. & Joan Boykoff, Elizabeth Vooper, The Joy of Painting, Art Notes, 2006, Vol. 10, p.73.

Kalm, James, Elizabeth Cooper, The Brooklyn Rail, July/August 2006, p. 31.

Holzhey, Magdalena, Elizabeth Cooper in der Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Kunst-Bulletin 7/8, 2005.

Elizabeth Cooper, catalog, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, with texts by Konrad Bitterli, Ingrid Calame and David Reed, 2005.

Stahl, Enno, Elizabeth Cooper, Mit Pink,Lemon and Mintgrun, Kolner Stadt Unzeger, July 2005

Bitterli, Konrad, Elizabeth Cooper, catalog essay for UBS Art Collection, Hong Kong, 2004.

Speh, Scott, The Whitney Biennial, More Good Art, 2002.

Newspaper reviews (2), In A Silent Way, Galerie Gisele Linder, July 2002.

Artist To Artist, A Decade of The Space Program, catalog, 2002.

Einfach Kunst, The Collection of Rolf Ricke, catalog, 2002.

Humphrey, David, New York e-mail; Delicious, Art Issues, Nov/Dec 2001, p. 38.

Siegel, Katy, Making Waves, The Legacy of Lee Lozano, Katy Siegel in
conversation with David Reed, Artforum, October 2001, pp. 121-127.

Johnson, Ken, Some are Painting, The New York Times, June 29, 2001, p.E35

Ebony, David, Elizabeth Cooper, solo show review, Art in America, February 2001, p.147.

Johnson, Ken, Art in Review; Collector’s Choice, The New York Times,
December 15, 2000, p. E41.

Lombardi, D. Dominick, Abstracting the Meaning, The New York Times,
September 24, 2000, A&E (WE), p 14.

Huang, Wennie, Another Story Altogether, catalog essay, Castle Gallery,
College of New Rochelle, 2000.

Worth, Alexi, Elizabeth Cooper, solo show review, The New Yorker, May 29, 2000, p. 25.

Worth Alexi, Goings on About Town, The New Yorker, August 21 & 28, 2000,p. 28.

Kostabi, Mark,Focus on Elizabeth Cooper, Shout magazine, April 2000.

Kino, Carol, Reconciliations, Art and Auction, October 1999.

Everett, Deborah, Reconciliations: Four Contemporary Painters, NY Arts,
vol. 4 no. 10, October 1999.

Hoffeld, Jeffrey, Reconciliations, catalog essay for a show at DC Moore,1999.

Brennan, Matthew, Painters Journal, ARTNET, October 1999.

Hickey, Dave, slides used in lecture given at Harvard University, Fall 1999.

Reed, David, slides used in lecture given at Yale University, Spring 1999.

Ebony, David, Elizabeth Cooper, solo show review, ARTNET, March 1998.

Johnson, Ken, Art Guide; Elizabeth Cooper, solo show review, The New York Times, March 20, 1998, page E38.

Gibson, David Abstraction in Process 2, NY Arts, March-April 1998, p. 17.

Atamian, Christopher, Abstraction in Process 2 at Artists Space, Review ,February 15, 1998, p. 31.

Johnson, Ken, Art in Review; Abstraction in Process 2, The New York Times, Friday, February 6, 1998. p. E36.

Sandler, Irving, The Artists Space Newsletter, winter 1998.

Cooper, Jacqueline, Elizabeth Cooper/Guillermo Atilano Creus catalog
essay, The Wight Biennial, 1997, UCLA, p. 16-17.

Politi, Giancarlo, At The Galleries, Flash Art International, Summer 1997,p. 79.

Kino, Carol, A Room with a View, Art News, April 1997, p.111.

Smith, Roberta, Art in Review, View Room Exhibitions, The New York Times, November 9, 1996, p. C32.

Young, Geoffrey, slides shown in lecture given at San Francisco Art Institute, Fall 1996.

Sutherland, Scott,Where High Art Shares the Fields with Sheep, The New
York Times
, August 11, 1996, Arts & Leisure, p. 31.

Karmel, Pepe, Critics Choice: Bright, The New York Times, Friday, April
19, 1996. p. C21.

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