Alika Cooper CV & Artist Statement

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CV & Artist Statement

Alika Cooper, Cherried, solo show, Sept. 17th - Oct. 29th ’11

Alika Cooper Glass, February 15th- March 29th, ‘14

Available Work by Alika Cooper

Press, Interviews & Essays


Born in Agana, Guam 1979 

Lives in Los Angeles, California


2006    MFA California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2003    BFA California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2000    Painting Studio with Raymond Saunders, CCA, Paris, France


2013    The Disguised Edge, Katharine Mulherin, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

            Twin Lens, Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York, NY

2012    Upbraid, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011    Cherried, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009    A Cold Wave, Mark Wolfe Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

    Making Magic, Hamish Morrison Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2007    No Mans Land, Galleria Studio Legale, Rome, Italy

    New Paintings, Mark Wolfe Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

2005    Alika Cooper, Kim Light Gallery/ Lightbox, Los Angeles, CA


2013    Bones, CENTER, Milwaukee, WI

2012    Dirty Funk, ACME., Los Angeles, CA

    Salon No. 9, Marine Art Salon, Venice, CA

    Tropic of Capricorn, Katharine Mulherin, Toronto, ON

    To Live and Paint in LA, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

    Making it Natural, Mulherin + Pollard, New York, NY

    Holding Onto Something Slippery, LVL3 Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011    Stock Exchange, Dreieck Studio, Vienna, Austria 

    Ultrasonic VI: Appropriate, Mark Moore, Los Angeles, CA

    California Girls, Kathleen Cullen, New York, NY

    On Forgery, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA

    2x2, Public Fiction, Los Angeles, CA

2010    Gray Day, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

    Die Dame, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    The Women of Women, Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA

    Fuckheads, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

    100 Records, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

2009    Close to Home, Davide Di Maggio Gallerie, Milan, Italy

    The Power of Selection, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

    Dearly Madly, Howard House, Seattle, WA

    People Pictures 1620/2009, Museum Abtel Liesborn, Wadersloh, Germany

2008    New Art from Oakland, Di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA

    Gold Rush, Okay Mountain Gallery, Austin, TX

    Panorama Project, Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York, NY

2007    Glamour, Glory, & the Good Old Days, Paul Morris Gallery, New York, NY

2005    Light Opt(s): A Selection, Kim Light Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    Authentic Selves, JFK University Gallery, Berkeley, CA


2013    YoYoYo, Rena Hort Mann Foundation, New York, NY

2011    The Viewing Program, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

2009    Artist in Residence, Galleria Studio Legale, Marzano Appio, Italy

2005    Jack and Gertrude Murphy Fellowship, San Francisco, CA

            Magic-Trillium Press, Yesland Prize, San Francisco, CA


Trezzi, Nicola. “Ten Questions About Painting.” Flash Art International, No. 291, July-

        August- September 2013, p. 80-85. Print.

Griffin, Jonathan. “Alika Cooper.” Frieze, Issue 152, January- February 2013, p.156.


Berardini, Andrew. "Alika Cooper." Artforum, December 2011, p.263. Print.

Scholz, Zachary. “Alika Cooper.” Shotgun Review, October 4, 2009. Web.


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