Marcus Cope

 
 

Marcus Cope (UK, 1980) is an English painter working at APT Studios in London. He was the curator and co-founder of the Marmite Prize, and he exhibited extensively in museums and galleries in Europe, most notably at the Guildhall Art Gallery, London, National Museum, Wrocław, Poland and Bohusläns Museum, Sweden. Cope is painting stories of people he met, or places he visited, memories.

 

Selected Solo Exhibition

2018  

Moonlighting, studio1.1, London

 

2015  

All The Chairs Are Broken, studio1.1, London

 

2014 

Another Man's Patter, Pluspace, Coventry

Made in Lempa, studio1.1, London

 

2013 

My First New York Show: Looked Good on Paper, Neue Froth Kunsthalle, Brighton

 

2012  

Marcus Cope, Mingles Calypsus/Neue Froth Kunsthalle, Brighton

 

2011 

Carrion, studio1.1, London

 

2010  

Don't Fill my Head with your Subversive Nonsense, studio1.1, London

 

2003  

Mange Tout, Cyprus College of Art Gallery, Lempa, Cyprus.

Selected Group Shows

2019  

Indoor Voices, Greystone Industries, Suffolk

Pareidolia, Daniel Benjamin Gallery, London

Modern Finance, Thames-Side Studios Gallery, London

Drawing Biennial 2019, Drawing Room, London

2018   

Right Behind the New Museum, 195 Chrystie Street, New York

APT+1, A.P.T. Gallery, London

2017     

Touchstone, A.P.T. Gallery, London

Nature Morte, Guildhall Art Gallery, London

Nature Morte, National Museum, Wrocław, Poland

Drawing Biennial 2017, Drawing Room, London

 

2016

Nature Morte, Bohusläns Museum, Sweden

Radical Me, Tannery Arts Project Space, London

Mind Out, A.P.T. Gallery, London

 

2015

Nature Morte, Hå gamle prestegard, Stavanger, Norway

Autocatalytic Future Games, no format, London

Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London

Marcus Cope and Ross Walker, Neue Froth Kunsthalle, Brighton

 

2014 

Red X Mas, studio1.1, London

Full Circle, Drawing Room collaboration with UBM PLC, London

Coventry University Drawing Prize, Lewis Gallery, Rugby, touring to Lanchester Gallery, Coventry (STAFF 1st PRIZE WINNER) 

Things you don’t do/Things you do do, Bath School of Art and Design Gallery, Bath

2013    

Untitled 1: Glitch, Peacock Projects, London

Drawing Biennial 2013, Drawing Room, London

even CLOUDS…, studio1.1, London

TEN out of TEN, studio1.1, London

Signs of the City, Drawing Room collaboration with UBM plc, London

2012

Working on the Inside, Tannery Arts, London

Cluster II, SW1 Gallery, London, UK

100 Mothers, Contemporary Art Space Chester (CASC), Chester

Painterly Effluvia, Norman Rea Gallery, York

Untitled, studio1.4 at ArtandTrade, Graz, Austria and Exterritorial, Vienna, Austria

2011    

Civil Twilight, Boetzelaer and Nispen Gallery, London

Painterly Effluvia, 36 Lime Street Gallery, Newcastle

Done Paint Done, The Drawers Gallery, London

BAT Pack II, Mile End Arts Pavilion, London

2010  

No Soul For Sale, studio1.1 at Tate Modern, London                         

BAT Pack, Mile End Arts Pavilion, London                           

Painting Over, studio1.1, London               

Another Time Another Place, Five Years Gallery, London     

Tag - From 3 to 36: New London Painting, Brown Gallery,London                                                                        

Pack of Fifteen, Lucky Strike, London                                      

 

2009     

Situation X, studio1.1, London                                                    

Cluster, Kingly Court, London                                                     

Silly Things, FOLD Gallery, London                                           

The Days Before, Grey Area, Brighton                                                                                          

Drawing with Dolphins, Crimes Town Gallery, London                             

2008  

Female Rage and Model Cars (duo show with Stephanie Moran), Sartorial Contemporary, London                              

How To Tell Yourself From A Television, En Plo, Pafos, Cyprus                                                                    

100 Mothers, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London                                               

2006     

Through the Large Glass, Three Colts Gallery, London                       

The Attender, La Viande, London

The Circus Show, Three Colts Gallery, London                     

2005     

A Night on Earth, Oh! Art, London                                                                

Dolore, Sartorial Contemporary, London                                                                  

2004     

100 Mothers, North Edinburgh Arts Centre, Edinburgh 

We Can Work It Out, Three Colts Gallery, London

                                                           

2001

Coventry Open, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry

Visiting Lectures

 

Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

Turps Art School

Camberwell College of Art

National College of Art and Design, Dublin

Plymouth College of Art

Anglia Ruskin University

Northumbria University

Chelsea College of Art and Design

Coventry University

Cyprus College of Art, Paphos, Cyprus