WILL COOKE

E: willcookeprojects@gmail.com

 Born 1989, Sydney, Australia

Lives and works in Sydney

 

2011 Bachelor of Visual Arts (Hons) at Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Sydney

2010 Bachelor of Visual Arts at Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Sydney

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 New Sensations, NKN Gallery, Melbourne 

2016 Vision Of Love, Shapiro, Sydney

2016 Let The Sunshine In, NKN Gallery, Melbourne

2016 The Other Side of Midnight, Alexandra Porter Advisory, New York

2015 Heavy Gaze, Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney

2014 Miele Magic, Gallery 9, Sydney

2014 HERE / BEFORE (with Katie Louise Williams), Alaska Projects, Sydney

2013 Still Lyfe, China Heights Gallery, Sydney

2012 HALF/TIME, The Tate, Sydney

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 A Screen Of Flesh, COMA, Sydney

2017 LCE3, Lilac City, Sydney

2017 Absolutely, 181 Oxford Project Space, Sydney

2016 Brasilia, Saint Cloche, Sydney

2016 So Fresh, Wellington Street Projects, Sydney

2016 Flesh: Exercises Beyond Erotica, Voltz Clarke Gallery, New York

2016 Potentially Painting, STACKS Projects, Sydney

2016 Present Tense, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2015 HOME & AWAY - Twenty Thirty Seven, Sydney

2015 Group Show - Gallery 9, Sydney

2014 Domesticated – Curated by Lesley Giovanelli, Articulate, Sydney

2014 Matthys Gerber presents: TELEVISION, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney

2014 The Dash – Curated by Palmer Art Projects and GAEMS, Soma Studios, Sydney

2014 ENGAGE – Australian Emerging Artists, M Contemporary, Sydney

2014 CO-LAB, Curated by Chasm Gallery for the Youth Centenary Foundation, Sydney

2014 A Billion Billion, Kieran Butler, Will Cooke, Chris V Lapa, Katherine Rooke and Luke Strevens, Organised by Luke Strevens and MOP Projects, Breezeblock, Sydney

2013 King Brown: Issue 9 Launch Show, The Tate, Sydney

2013 Full Court Press, Curated by Sebastian Goldspink, Artereal Gallery, Sydney

2012 Paintings and Photographs by Will and Dean, The Tate, Sydney

2011 Painting Show: Will Cooke, Luke Strevens and Teunis Van Zanten, Peloton, Sydney

2011 X4: Mark Drew, Anton Benois, Will Cooke and Esjay, 72Erskine Gallery, Sydney

2011 Visual Arts exhibition, Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney, Sydney

2011 Brain Art Charity Exhibition, Global Gallery, Sydney

2010 Ded Space Annual 3rd year Group Show, Sydney

2009 Live painting performance, Oh Really Gallery, Sydney

 

PROJECTS

2014 Interior Wall Painting Installation, Above The Clouds clothing boutique, Darlinghurst, Sydney

2013 Multi-Level Wall Painting Installation, ‘Stella’ Residential Apartments, Building designed by Tzannes Associates, Zetland, Sydney (This building was shortlisted for the AIA Awards, 2014)

2013 Project Ugly Billboard Commission, Look Print, Leichhardt, Sydney

2013 Beer Garden Painting Installation, Toxteth Hotel, Glebe, Sydney

2013 Miami Art Basel Painting Competition, Lo-Fi Collective, Surry Hills, Sydney

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Group Show: A Screen of Flesh – COMA, Art Guide, http://artguide.com.au/exhibition/a-screen-of-flesh, May 2017

Artist Spotlight – Will Cooke, BOOOOOOOM, http://www.booooooom.com/2016/12/15/artist-spotlight-will-cooke/, December 2016

‘Solo Artist – Will Cooke’, People of Print, www.peopleofprint.com/solo-artist/will-cooke/, August 2014

‘Will Cooke’, BOOOOOOOM, www.booooooom.com/2014/08/13/artist-painter-will-cooke/#more-57421, August 2014

‘Stella’, Tzannes Associates, www.tzannes.com.au/portfolio/stella-apartments/, July 2014

Jacqui Turk x Will Cooke, The Bonafide Bedfellowswww.thebonafidebedfellows.com, February 2014

Culture Guide Interview, FBI Radio, May 2013

Will Cooke for Project Ugly, Australian Infront, www,australianinfront.com.au, May 2013

LOOK – Will Cooke ‘Still Lyfe’, The Thousandswww.thethousands.com.au, May 2013

Will Cooke ‘HALF/TIME’, The Opening Hourswww.theopeninghours.com.au, November 2012

Event: Will Cooke at THE TATE, Acclaim Magwww.acclaimmag.com, November 2012

 

COLLECTIONS

Private collections in Australia and New York