Visiting Artist Helen Maurene Cooper

Date: 03.04.2021 - 03.04.2021

Time: 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Location: Online

Thursday, March 4 @ 5 pm

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Helen Maurene Cooper is an artist and educator living in Philadelphia, PA. She earned an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA from Bard College. She has exhibited widely, nationally, and internationally; Onomatopee (Eindhoven, Netherlands), Clare Morris Gallery (Ireland), Soap Factory (Minneapolis), Space Mountain (Miami), and Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation (Chicago).

Her work is represented by Bert Green Fine Art, (Chicago). Awards and Fellowships include; the Cultural Council of Eindhoven, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, and the University of Chicago. Cooper began her study of wet plate photography with France Scully Osterman in 2013. People of the Caregivers (2020-Present) is her second body of ambrotype plates.   

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Image title/info:

Ruby with her Mother, Virginia
Wet plate collodion (Ambrotype on clear glass)
8x10" plate