Curated by George Stoll
Cathy Cooper was born in Whittier, California in 1960. She received a BA in Fine Art from CSU Long Beach in 1984. Cathy currently lives and works in Los Angeles. Her recent exhibitions include, The Bucket Project in 2011, Pet Project: Group Show at the Huntington Beach Art Center in 2011, Hidden Places: New Work from Cathy Cooper, Daniel DuPlessis and Leslie Yagar at the Huntington Beach Art Center in 2010, and Instant Gratification: A Poloroid Party at the Hibbleton Gallery, Fullerton in 2009.
Artwork Selected by the Curator
Renee Petropoulos holds a fine arts degree from UCLA and lives and works in Venice, California. Petropoulos is a painter whose work has become increasingly three-dimensional, reflecting an interest in decorative forms and images of different cultures. Heavily influenced by street art, her works often involve several layers of painted imagery. Her public art commissions include a large painted ceiling at the downtown Los Angeles Public Library, a series of sculptures in Culver City, and a collaborative project for the Municipal Services Building in downtown Philadelphia.George Stoll is a sculptor who lives and works in Los Angeles. He has show his work internationally since 1994, including solo shows at Anthony Grant, New York; Paule Anglim, San Francisco; Angles, Los Angeles; Windows, Brussels; and Gallery Seomi, Seoul among others. Other exhibitions include a survey with Clay Ketter at the Rose Museum at Brandeis University (2000) and a joint show with Mark Bennett at the Contemporary Art Center in Cincinnati (1996). George Stoll’s work has been acquired by several institutions, including UCLA’s Hammer Museum; MOCA, Los Angeles; and the Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington. In 2005, he became a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. His work is represented by Kim Light/Lightbox in Los Angeles and by the Baldwin Gallery in Aspen, Colorado.