Brian Cooper BIO

Brian Cooper was born in San Francisco and currently lives with his wife, artist Susan Logoreci, in Los Angeles. He earned his BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and his MFA from the University of Southern California. His work has been exhibited at several galleries in Los Angeles like Acuna Hansen, Circus Gallery, Cirrus Gallery, Sam Lee Gallery, Track 16, Raid Projects and the Santa Monica Museum of Art. Cooper’s work has been included in several shows in New York including Fuel for the Fire curated by Dawn Kasper, as well as Archaic Revival curated by Dani Tull at Zic Zerp Gallery in Rotterdam. He has also shown at Guerrero Gallery in San Francisco, The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, The Tucson Museum of Contemporary Art, Green Gallery in Milwaukee, De Parel Gallery in Amsterdam, the Torrance Museum of Art and a solo show at the University of California Riverside. His work has been featured in national and international publications like Beautiful Decay, Hi-Fructose, New American Paintings, Artwork, Artillery, Spain’s Rojo Magazine, Juxtapose and France’s Le Monde Diplomatique. Cooper has also been interviewed by Cantanker art magazine from Austin, TX and the French art blog According to Proust. His work was also included in the L.A. Weekly’s 2008 Biennial, Some Paintings and is a recipient of the 2009 West Prize in Philadelphia.