Born in Queens 1972
lives and works in Brooklyn
Columbia University, MFA 1998
The Cooper Union, BFA 1994
Residencies and Grants
The Pollock Krasner Award, 2010
The George Hitchcock Prize, The National Academy Museum, 2008
The Lerman Trust, Artist residency grant, 2002, 2003, 2005
The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, Studio Program, 1998-99
P.S. 1/MOMA, Studio Program 1997-98
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1996
2013 Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany
2009 Galerie Gisele Linder, Basel, Switzerland
2008 Thrust Projects, NY, NY
2008. Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany
2006 Thrust Projects, NY, NY
2005 Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany
2002 Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne, Germany
2000 Roger Smith Gallery, NY, NY
1998 Roger Smith Gallery, NY, NY
1996 Roger Smith Gallery, NY, NY
Two Person Exhibitions
2011 Elizabeth Cooper and Jasmine Justice, T-66 Kulturwerk, Frieberg, Germany
2012 Paintings From New York, Elizabeth Cooper, David Reed, Fabian Marcaccio and Alexandra Seeber, Hausler Contemporary, Zurich.
Smile, American Art, The Kienbaum Collection, curated by Rolf Ricke, Galerie Thomas Zander, Koln.
Sleepwalker, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY.
2011 Itsy Bitsy Spider, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Koln, Germany.
Art Station, pop up, Lukoil Chelsea, NY.
The Incipient Image, curated by Stephen Maine, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York.
Shrage Sache, Columbus Art Foundation, Kunsthalle Ravensberg, Austria.
Bodily Functions, curated by Volker Saul, Koelnberg Kunstverein, Germany.
2010 Acrochage, Galerie Jean Fournier, Paris, France.
False Friends, Brandenburgischen Kunstvereins Potsdam, e.V, Potsdam.
The Business of Aura, curated by Kelsey Harrington, Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York.
Nice To Meet You, Sloan Fine Art, New York.
Bushwick Schlact! curated by Guillermo Creus and Tom Sandford, Fortress To Soliture, Brooklyn, New York.
Heed The Machine, Illustrious, St. Cecilia's, Brooklyn, NY.
2009 Fur Das Abstrakte Gibt es Ersatz, obqo, Berlin, Germany.
Slick Surfaces, Villa Goecke, Krefeld, Germany.
Ma Couleur Preferee, Galerie Gisele Linder, Switzerland.
New Positions, solo presentation, The Cologne Art Fair.
All This Useless Beauty, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York.
Morsel Remains, Morsel, Long Island City, NY.
Unlikely, Kunstverein Konstanz, Germany.
Fortress To Solitude, Brooklyn Fireproof, New York.
2008 Miniaturization, Galerie Gisele Linder, Switzerland.
The Invitational,The National Academy Museum, New York.
Dream Tigers, curated by Brian Zegeer, Vaudeville Park, Williamsburg, NY.
Freeze Frame, Thrust Projects, New York.
The Collection of Rolf Ricke, Villa Merkel, Germany.
Unlikely, Stadtische Gallery Waldkraiburg, Germany,
traveling to Gallery W-139, Amsterdam.
2007 On Every Wall, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ.
Unlikely, Galerie Kienzle and Gmeiner, Berlin, Germany.
In Technicolor, Queensborough Community College Gallery.
Smooth Surfaces, Galerie Frank Impact & Cie., Vienna.
2006 Cloudless Clear Cuts, Castle Raab, Austria.
2005 Pink, curated by Heather Harmon, Patricia Faure Gallery, Los Angeles.
Especial!, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany.
Damenwahl, Galerie Karen Friebe, Mannheim, Germany.
Sweet Temptations,The Collection of Rolf Ricke,
St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Pas de Turbulences, Galerie Les Filles Du Calvaire,
Surface Tension, Savage Art Resources, Portland, Or.
Het Offer;An Intimate Eye, Museum de Beyard
2003 Greetings From New York, Thaddaeus Ropac,Salzberg.
Perpetuum Mobile, Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne, Germany.
Schokolade, Was Denn Sonst. Kunstraum Innsbruck,Germany.
Some Are Painting,Artist Alliance,NY
2002 Einfach Kunst, Neues Museum, Nuremberg, Germany.
In a Silent Way, Galerie Gisele Linder, Switzerland.
Peter Coe, Elizabeth Cooper,Jim Gaylord. Bucheon.
Artist to Artist: A Decade of The Sharpe Foundation, Ace
2001 Kunstlerrame/Sammlerrame, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen.
Delicious, (part 1), Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne.
Delicious,(part 2), The Roger Smith Gallery,NYC.
Some Are Painting, John Gibson Gallery, NYC.
2000 Collectors Choice, Exit Art, NYC.
Abstraction in Painting Today, Castle Gallery, College
Of New Rochelle, NY.
Yard Sale, Chelsea Lab School, NYC.
1999 Reconciliations; DC Moore Gallery, NYC.
Gesture and Contemporary Painting, University of
Size Matters, curated by Mike Weiss. Gale Gates,
The Stroke, selected by David Reed. Exit Art, NYC.
Elizabeth Cooper, Carl Ostendarp, James Hyde; Dinaburg
1998 Wish You Luck, P.S. 1 Museum, NYC.
Abstraction in Process 2, Artists Space, NYC.
Skowhegan Decade,David Beitzel Gallery, NYC.
The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Annual Exhibition.
1997 The Wight Biennial, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
PS 1 International Studio Program Open Studios, PS 1
The Art Exchange Show, 67 Broad Street, NYC.
Wash Out the Heavy Days; Joan Prats, NY.
Carousel, MFA Exhibition, Leo Castelli Print
Peter Coe,Elizabeth Cooper,Jennifer Reeves.Roger Smith
College Art Association MFA Exhibition, Hunter College,
26 Positions, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University,NY.
1996 Far Out, ViewRoom Exhibitions, NYC.
Soho Annual, curated by Simon Watson,NYC.
24 Degrees, curated by Kenny Schacter, 480 Broome ST.,
Bright, curated by Jill Brienza, The Roger Smith Gallery
Smile, American Art, The Kienbaum Collection, (catalogue) 2012.
Reverend Jen, Art Station, The Gallery Comes To the Gas Station, Artnet Magazine, September 2011.
Reindl, Uta, Bodily Functions, Kunstforum International, Band 209, 2011.
Maine, Stephen, curator's essay for The Incipient Image, New York, 2011.
Druhl, Sven, Elizabeth Cooper, (4 page profile) Kunstforum International, summer 2010.
Kalm, James, Art Scene: The Bushwick Biennial, The Brooklyn Rail, July/August, 2009.
Muldorf and Rosenheim, A Transatlantic Mix, Unlikely at The Waldkraiburg House of Culture, OVB Online, February 25,2009.
Last Chance, Image Reproduction, July 2008, The New York Sun.
Cohen, David, Elizabeth Cooper and Angela Freileigh. Masters Of Chance, The New York Sun, June 2008.
Around Town, Time Out New York, Image Reproduction, June 2008.
The Collection Rolf Ricke, Catalog, The Villa Merkel, Esslingen, 2008.
Slick Surface, Catalog, Galerie Franck Impact & Cie., 2008.
The 183rd Annual, Catalog, The National Academy Museum, New York, 2008.
Connor, Jill, Freeze Frame, Art US, Spring 2008.
Maine, Stephen, Report From the Lower East Side, Art In America, April 2008.
Olsen, Craig, Freeze Frame at Thrust Projects, The Brooklyn Rail, March 2008.
Critics Pick, Freeze Frame, Time Out New York, February 2008.
Unlikely, catalog for the traveling exhibition, Jochim Kienzle, Berlin.
Maine, Stephen, Freeze Frame, The New York Sun, January 24,2008 p. 20.
The Collection of Rolf Ricke, Catalog, Frankfurt MMK, 2007.
Maine, Stephen, Elizabeth Cooper at Thrust Projects, Art In America, January 2007.
Kalm, James, Elizabeth Cooper at Thrust Projects, The Brooklyn Rail, July/August 2006.
Baron, Reuben and Joyce, The Joy Of Painting, Elizabeth Cooper at Thrust Projects, ArtNotes, Revista Y Cultura, No.9, Spain,August,2006.
Holzney, Magdelena, Elizabeth Cooper, Kunst Bulliten, Summer 2005.
Stahl, Enno, Elizabeth Cooper, Kolner Stadt-Anzeiger, July 22, 2005.
Calame, Ingrid, also with writings from Konrad Bitterli and David Reed; catalog, Elizabeth Cooper, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, 2005.
Bitterli, Konrad, UBS catalog, Hong Kong, 2004.
Artist To Artist, A Decade of The Space Program, catalog, 2002.
Einfach Kunst, The Collection of Rolf Ricke, catalog, The Neue Museum, Nuremberg, 2002.
In A Silent Way, Review, Swiss Newspaper, 2002.
In A Silent Way, Review, Polish Newspaper, 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; Collectors 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 D C 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 N.Y. 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, ViewRoom 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.