E: willcookeprojects@gmail.com


Born 1989, Sydney, Australia

Lives and works in Sydney



2015 Masters of Fine Art at Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney (Current)

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



2016 Let The Sunshine In, NKN Gallery, Melbourne (Forthcoming)

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



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 ALASKA Projects Director 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



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




‘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 Bedfellows, www.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 Thousands, www.thethousands.com.au, May 2013

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

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



Private collections in Australia and New York

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