AnDREW COOKS

Education

2008 PhD candidate.  Monash University, Melbourne
2002-05    Summer Studio Residencies, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2001 Moya Dyring Studio Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, ParisGrad.
1988 Artist in Residence, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest
1988 Artist in Residence, Agora am Donaukanal, Vienna
1986  Diploma of Fine Arts (Painting), Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne
1979  Diploma of Art & Design (Printmaking), Prahran C.A.E. Melbourne
1976 BSc (Architecture), University of NSW, Sydney

Solo Exhibitions

2009 A Blossoming, Jenny Port Gallery, Melbourne
2008 Imagining the Garden, Jenny Port Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Atelier 8202, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2000 The Kensington Florilegium, Herring Island Gallery, Melbourne
1999 The Drawing Cabinet – Empire of Flora, North Melbourne Town Hall Tower, Melbourne
1998 Boxes (from Between Shadow & Memory) 1992-95, Austin and Repatriation Hospital, Melbourne
1997 Souvenir 1987-97, Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne
1995 Boxes (from Between Shadow & Memory) 1992-95, 4 Melbourne, locations:
Centre for Contemporary Photography
Museum of Art, University of Melbourne
200 Gertrude Street
Platform Art Space
1993 Fragments from A Life, Under the Stairs, Carnavon House, Melbourne
Mute Prophecies – Works in Progress, Victorian Centre of Photography, Melbourne
Between Shadow & Memory: Memoriam (Excavation), No Vacancy, Melbourne
Between Shadow & Memory: Excavation (the Witnesses), Judith Pugh Gallery, Melbourne
1990 Between Shadow & Memory: Memoriam (for M.i.), Rear 60 Parsons Street, Melbourne
For M.I., Judith Pugh Gallery, Melbourne
1989 Between Shadow & Memory: Angelico, F.M.K. Gallery, Budapest
Budapest Vienna, Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne
1988 Between Shadow & Memory: Memoriam (for M.D.), Udvar Cházár András u. 19, Budapest
  Between Shadow & Memory: Sanctuary, Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Budapest
1987 Paintings and Drawings, Holdsworth Contemporary Gallery, Sydney
  About Silence, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
1985        Skinner’s Suite, 70 Arden Street Gallery, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010 185th Annual: An invitational exhibition of contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum, New York City
2009 Small Tapestries, Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne
2008 In Response: Summer Projects, Wave Hill Garden & Cultural Centre, New York City
2004 Black & White, McGrath Galleries, New York City
2000 National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington
1998 9 x 5 x Twenty Five, Victorian Arts Centre Gallery, Melbourne
1997 Christmas Show, La Trobe Street Gallery, Melbourne
1996 Doboz, F.M.K. Gallery, Budapest
  Focus, Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Swan Hill (curated by Robert Lindsay)
  Box, Next Wave Festival, Craft Victoria Gallery, Melbourne (curated by Suzie Attiwill)
  3rd Sapporo International Print Biennale, Sapporo
1995 Focus, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Swan Hill (curated by Robert Lindsay)
  Decadence, 10 Years of exhibitions at 200 Gertrude Street, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
1992 Compact Art, a clear case, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra (curated by Jon Cattapan)
  Artworkz 4, 101 Collins Street Gallery, Melbourne
  Street Art/Gallery Art, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington
  A Melységben, Viztorony, Margit Ciget, Budapest
1991 Budapest Art Fair, Müscarnok Gallery, Budapest
1990 installations, Topper Institute, London
  B.P. Acquisitive Exhibition, South Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne
  Good Ol’ Boys, Delmar Gallery, Sydney
  Williamstown Summer Festival, Melbourne
  2nd A.C.G.A.F., Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
  Look! This is serious, Melbourne Comedy Festival, Judith Pugh Gallery, Melbourne
  Change, Judith Pugh Gallery, Melbourne
1989 Agora am Budapest, Almássy Tér, Budapest
  Diamond Valley Acquisitive Art Award, Civic Centre Greensborough, Melbourne
  Re-Model, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne (curated by Juliana Engberg)
1988 New works, Karl Marx University, Budapest (curated by Torley Tamás)
  Installations, Galeria Primo Piano, Rome (curated bu Maria Tranfo-Colao)
  Artists from Hungary, Liget Galeria, Krakow
  Agora am Donaukanal, Vienna
  7 International Artists in Hungary, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Budapest
  2 Australians, Australian Embassy, Budapest
  Reconnaissance, Cockatoo Gallery, Launceston
  Ideas and Actualities, Ararat Regional Gallery, Ararat
  Ideas and Actualities, Bacchus Marsh Contemporary Art Society, Bacchus Marsh
  Mirabilis, Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane curated by Juliaa Engberg)
  Mirabilis, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne (curated by Juliana Engberg)
1987 2 Years, an overview, Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne
  Mirabilis, Chameleon Gallery, Hobart (curated by Juliana Engberg)
  (in) 2 Yards2 of Blackness, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
  Keith & Elizabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts Gallery, Melbourne
  Pioneer Purchase, Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Swan Hill
  Gold Coast Art Award, Coolangatta
  St. Kilda Art Festival, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
1979 Australian Student Printmakers, School of Art Gallery, Chandigarh

Publications

Ed BURTON & Andrew COOKS,
(in) 2 Yards2 of Blackness catalogue, Melbourne 1987
Work(ings) from a Backward-Footed Man, 2 Australians catalogue, Budapest, 1988
Agora am Donaukanal catalogue, Vienna, 1988
Zelda CAWTHORNE,
Doom and Bloom, Melbourne Herald-Sun, 8 Sept 1997
Andrew COOKS,
Excavation exhibition catalogue, Melbourne 1991
Mute Prophecies exhibition catalogue, Melbourne 1992
the Kensington Florilegium exhibition catalogue, Melbourne 2000
Caroline DI GIULIO,
In Living, Vogue LIVING, August No 6, 1990
Juliana ENGBERG,
Mirabilis exhibition catalogue, Hobart, Melbourne, Brisbane 1988
Charles GREEN,
Public Speech, Private Belief, Agenda Issue #4, vol 2, 1989
David GREEN,
Street Art, Gallery Art exhibition catalogue, Mornington 1992
James HARLEY, Shiralee SAUL, Jonathon ROPER editors,
Plato’s C.A.V.E. CD ROM Visual Arts Data Base, Melbourne 1994
Christopher HEATHCOTE,
Wanted, a little bit of incoherence, Art Monthly no 22 1989
Exhibition puts a satirical light on local installation art, The Age 23 Sept 1992
Artists miss out on sculpture triennial, The Age 1 Oct 1993
Albert KAUFFMAN,
Imprinting Shadows, souvenir 1987-97 exhibition catalogue, Melbourne 1997
KUX Andràs,
About Silences exhibition catalogue, Melbourne 1987
Budapest Vienna exhibition catalogue, Melbourne 1988
Rebecca LANCASHIRE,
Creative Stocking Stuffers, The Age 19 Dec 1997
János LAVIN,
Pesti Hirlap 10 May 1988
Robert LINDSAY,
Focus # 1 exhibition catalogue, Melbourne, Swan Hill 1995/96
Jennifer McGREGOR,
In Response; Summer Projects, exhibition catalogue, New York City, 2008
Ross MOORE,
The old curiosity shop, Spinout 19 Sept 1997
Anna MURDOCH,
Interview The Age 1 March 1989
Robert NELSON,
Here, there and everywhere, The Age 12 April 1995
The unseasonable seasons of Andrew Cooks, exhibition catalogue, Melbourne, 2008
Ecke PFÜMPE,
Boxes (from Between Shadow & Memory) 1992-95 exhibition catalogue, Melbourne 1995
Karen ROSENBERG,
Academy gives art some wiggle room, exhibition review, New York Times, Feb, 2010
Livia RUSHWORTH,
Ideas and Actualities exhibition catalogue, Bacchus Marsh and Ararat 1988
G. S. TURNER,
Culrural Schizophrenia exhibition catalogue, London 1990
UNKNOWN,
Art in City Windows, No Vacancy catalogue, Melbourne City Council (Publishers), 1991
Endpapers, Agenda issue #42, May 1995
3rd Sapporo International Print Biennale exhibition catalogue, Sapporo 1996

Awards

2010 Artist in residence, Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne
2008/09Small Tapestries, Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne
2002-05Summer Studio Residencies, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
1999 Moya Dyring Award, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
1995 Endpapers, Agenda magazine,issue # 42, May 1995
1992 Arkell Anniversary Portrait, Melbourne
1990 Catani Bar/Café, restaurant/bar ceilings, St Kilda (with Richard Ward)
1989 Diamond Valley Acquisitive Award, Melbourne
1988 Project Grant, Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney
Festival Residency, Agora am Donaukanal, Vienna
1987 Hungarian Government Scholarship, Ministry of Culture & Education, Budapest
1986 Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria Painting Prize, Melbourne
Vic 150th Grant for Community Mural, Skinner’s Adventure Playground, Melbourne
1985 Vitrex-Camden Award, Melbourne

Collections

Arena Collection, Vienna
Australian Embassy, Budapest
Centre for Adult Education, Melbourne
City of Banyule Art Collection, Melbourne
Federal Department of Resources and Energy, Canberra
Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest
Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne
Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne (on loan from the Hirsh Collection)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Topper Institute, London
Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, Melbourne