Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer

Thomas Joshua Cooper

(American, born 1946)

the four norths - part 1: the atlantic ocean, dunnet head (strathy point), caithness, scotland by thomas joshua cooper

Thomas Joshua Cooper

The Four Norths - Part 1: The Atlantic Ocean, Dunnet Head (Strathy Point), Caithness, Scotland, 1990–1993

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Born in San Francisco, CA,
BA in Art, Philosophy & Literature, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
John D. Phelen Award in Art & Literature, San Francisco, CA
John D. Phelan Award in Art and Literature, (first time ever awarded in Photography), San Francisco, CA
MA in Art, with distinction in Photography, University of Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Major Photography Bursary, Arts Council of Great Britain, London, England
Arts Council of Great Britain, Major Photography Bursary, London, UK (jointly with Joseph Koudelka)
National Endowment for the Arts, Photography Fellow, Washington, D.C.
National Endowment of Art Photography Fellow, Washington, D.C.
Major Artist's Award Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh, Scotland


Selections from True – Photographs by Thomas Joshua Cooper, Lannan Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA (solo)
true, Haunch of Venison, London, UK (solo)
Thomas Joshua Cooper and Bill Fontana, GMG Gallery, Moscow, part of the Third Moscow Biennale of contemporary art
Revisiting Landscape and Still Life, Bafa Foto, Geneva, Switzerland
Worlds, Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie, Scotland
Beyond Visibility, 3rd Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Visual Art, Glasgow, Scotland
On Edge, Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
New Scots, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland
2008 - 2009
Prix Pictet, exhibition of artists short listed for photography prize, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France; Dubai International Finance Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece; Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Point of No Return, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland