July 2016

CYNTHIA COOPER

Opening Reception
Friday, July 1st, 2016

Cynthia Cooper is a cheerful and energetic artist who lives and works in Connecticut. She grew up in rural Pennsylvania. She has been making art pretty much forever, including during the time that she directed both an award-winning advertising/graphic design studio and a successful e-commerce website selling antique textiles.

Her work is an exploration of “how things look from the inside,” which is always very unexpected from how they look from the outside. She is not what you would expect.
education
BFA, printmaking:
The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania
additional study:
Mechanicsburg Art Center, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
University of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut

selected exhibits
The Council Show, Stockman Gallery, New Britain, CT 2015
Loading Dock Gallery Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Lowell, MA, 2015
Artist Alliance at the Museum 2015 Juried Exhibition
Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA, 2015
Silvermine Arts Center, 65th Art of the Northeast exhibition, New Canaan, CT 2015
New Haven Paint and Clay Club 114th Annual Juried Exhibition 2015, The John Slade Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT
Connecticut Women Artists Member’s Juried Show, Hartford ArtSpace Gallery, Hartford, CT 2015
Connecticut Women Artists 85th Annual National Open Juried Show, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT, 2014
New Haven Paint & Clay Club 113th Annual Juried Exhibition, New Haven, Connecticut, 2014
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut; The Nor’Easter: 44th Annual Juried Members Exhibition 2013, Award: 2nd place
EBK Picture Framing & Gallery, West Hartford, Connecticut
The Gallery Cafe, New Hope, Pennsylvania
deCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Doshi Gallery, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Mechanicsburg Art Center, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Zoller Gallery, University Park, Pennsylvania

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