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cynthia y cooper 



2021 Award: Dagny Hultgreen Award, Best in Show. 104th Annual Juried Exhibition, Bendheim Gallery, Greenwich, CT. Juror: Allison Rudnick, Associate Curator in the department of Drawings and Prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exhibition: July 6 - September 9, 2021.


untitled (it corresponds)

Award: Nancy Fritsche Prize for Acrylic Painting. West Hartford Art League Members Juried Exhibit 2020 (WHAL), Saltbox and Clubhouse Gallery, West Hartford, CT. Juror: Susan Fisher, Director, Mystic Art Museum, Mystic, CT. Exhibit: February 2 - March 1, 2020.


untitled prime (white light)

Award: 3rd place "Untitled Prime (White Light)" in the 75th Annual Connecticut Artists Juried Exhibition 2019, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT. Juror: Douglas Hyland, retired director of the New Britain Museum of American Art (NBMAA). Exhibition: January 13 through March 15, 2019.


untitled (speak to everything)

Award: Contemporary Award. The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), 108th Annual Juried Exhibition, Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic CT. Co-Jurors: Paul Baylock and Scott Bricher. Exhibition: April 19 - June 1, 2019.


untitled prime (white on teal)

Award: The Council Award. Connecticut Women Artists 89th Annual National Open Juried Exhibition 2018, Barnes-Franklin Gallery, Tunxis Community College, Farmington, CT. Juror: Dr. Nancy Stuart, Dean, Hartford Art School. Exhibition: September 1 - September 28, 2018.


Under the Surface No. One

Award: 2nd place. The Nor'Easter 44th Annual Juried Members Exhibition 2013, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT. Juror: Lexi Lee Sullivan, Assistant Curator, the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts.