copyright 2000-2018
cynthia y cooper



BFA, printmaking:
The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
additional study:
Mechanicsburg Art Center, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
University of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut

Pennsylvania State University, Permanent Collection
The New Britain Museum of American Art, Permanent Collection
Private American Collections

selected exhibitions
Solo Exhibit. 42 Gallery, Bethlehem, New Hampshire.
Solo Exhibit. EBK Picture Framing & Gallery, W Hartford, CT
Solo Exhibit. The Gallery Cafe, New Hope, PA
Solo Exhibit. Mechanicsburg Art Center, Mechanicsburg, PA

group exhibitions
The Slater Memorial Museum 74th Annual Connecticut Artists Juried Exhibition, Slater Memorial Museum of Norwich Free Academy, Norwich, CT. Juror: Michelle Hargrave, Deputy Director, the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT. January 28 through March 16, 2018.

Third Annual Juried Art Exhibition 2018. Maple and Main Gallery, Chester, CT. Juror: Paul Batch.
January 25 to March 31, 2017

MIXMASTER @ The MATT, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT. Juror: Sara Shaoul, director, 601Artspace, New York, NY. Sunday, February 11 – Sunday, March 18, 2018.

Cambridge Art Association 2017 Blue Biennial (CAS), 25 Lowell Street, Cambridge, MA. Juror: Vera Ingrid Grant, director of the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center, Harvard University.

CT Women Artists 87th Annual National Open Juried Exhibition 2017, Vernon Art Center East, Vernon, CT.
Juror: Nancy Stula, Executive Director, William Benton Museum of Art, UCONN, Storrs, CT.

Visual Narratives, Loft Artist Gallery, 575 Pacific Street, 2nd floor, Stamford, CT 06902. Juror: Katerina Lanfranco, Chief Curator at Trestle Gallery in Brooklyn, New York, and Founder of Rhombus Space.

New Directions 2017, Barrett Art Center/DCAA, 55 Noxon Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. Juror: Ruth Erickson, Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Exhibition: October 7 - November 4, 2017.

Connecticut Women Artists Council Show 2017, Indian Hill Country Club, Newington, CT.

Juried Regional Competition 2017, Library Arts Center, 58 North Main Street, Newport, NH.

116th Annual Juried Art Exhibition New Haven Paint & Clay, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT. Juror: Richard Klein, Director of The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT.

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 106th Annual Exhibition, 2017, Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic, CT. Jurors: Emilia Dubicki and Deborah Quinn-Munson.

10th Annual CT+6 Regional Exhibit, West Hartford Art League, West Hartford, CT. Juror: Min jung Kim, Director, New Britain Museum of American Art, 2017.

2017 Reclaimed, Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472, Juror: Molly Scannell.

2017 Wide Open 8 Art exhibition, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC ), Brooklyn, NY, Juror: Cara Manes, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.

CWA Member's Juried Show, Art League of New Britain, New Britain CT, 2017. Juror: Roxanne Stachelek, Executive Director, West Hartford Art League.

art in motion, Golden Thread Gallery, West Hartford, CT.

The Nor'Easter: 47th Annual Juried Members Exhibition, New Britain Museum of American Art. Sarah Fritchey, Juror.

Arts & Culture Alliance's National Juried Exhibition, juror Dorothy Habel, Emporium Center, Knoxville, TN, 2017.

Follow The Line, Spectrum Gallery, Centerbrook, CT, 2017.

2017 Text, Texture,Textile: Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carlisle, PA, juror Molly Dougherty, Michener Art Museum, PA


The 115th Annual Juried Art Exhibition 2016, The New Haven Paint & Clay Club, The John Slade Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT. Juror: Claudia Fieo, Professor of Art, Wheaton College, MA.

Connecticut Women Artists 86th Annual National Open Juried Show, The Slater Museum, Norwich, CT, 2016

SOLOS 2016, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT

2016 Wide Open 7 - National Juried Art Show
Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition.

Connecticut Women Artists Member's Juried Show 2016, Art League of New Britain, New Britain, CT. 2016.
Juror: Melanie Carr.

Annual Fine Arts Show, Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL, 2016.

Abstraction Exhibition, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT. Co-curators: Power Booth and Judith McElhone.

2015-2016 Director's Favorites: 1999-2015, The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT. Curated by Douglas Hyland, Director. "Off the Deep End" on view October 17, 2015-January 03, 2016.


The Council Show, Stockman Gallery, New Britain, CT, 2015.

Loading Dock Gallery Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Lowell, MA, 2015.

Artist Alliance at the Museum 2015 Juried Exhibition
Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA, 2015.

Silvermine Arts Center, 65th Art of the Northeast exhibition, New Canaan, CT. 2015.

New Haven Paint and Clay Club 114th Annual Juried Exhibition 2015, The John Slade Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT.

Connecticut Women Artists Member's Juried Show, Hartford ArtSpace Gallery, Hartford, CT, 2015.


Connecticut Women Artists 85th Annual National Open Juried Show, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT, 2014.

New Haven Paint & Clay Club 113th Annual Juried Exhibition, New Haven, Connecticut, 2014.


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

deCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts.
The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Doshi Gallery, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Zoller Gallery, University Park, Pennsylvania.


Selections Exhibit 2018 Library Arts Center, 58 North Main Street, Newport, NH 03773.


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