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b. London, 1966

  • Education

    • 1996

      • BFA in Sculpture, Central St. Martins School of Art and Design, London, UK
    • 1993

      • Chelsea School of Art Foundation, UK
  • Solo Exhibitions

    • 2014

      • Julie Cockburn: Waiting Room, Flowers Gallery, London
    • 2013

      • Slight Exposure, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
    • 2012

      • Conversations, Lianzhou Foto Festival, Lianzhou, China
      • Conversations, The Photographers’ Gallery, London
      • Portraits and Landscapes, Flowers Gallery, Cork Street, London
    • 2011

      • The Foul Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart, John Jones Project Space, London
      • The Foul Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart, Matt Roberts Arts, London
    • 2010

      • Filling the Cracks with Ceiling Wax, Flowers East, London
    • 2008

      • What the Eye Doesn’t See, Seven Seven Contemporary, London
      • Bridging the Generation Gap, Forster Gallery, London
    • 2007

      • Come into My Beautiful Garden, Seven Seven Contemporary, London
    • 2006

      • Julie Cockburn, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, Glos
      • Plan B, jaggedart, London
    • 2002

      • Whenwood, Pea Gallery, London
    • 1997

      • Blue Sky, Green Fields, 126 Curtain Road, London
  • Group Exhibitions

    • 2015

      • FOUND, The New Art Gallery Walsall, West Midlands, England
    • 2014

      • Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY
      • The Postcard is a Public Work of Art, X Marks the Bokship, London, UK
      • “Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower”: Artists’ Books and the Natural World, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT
      • Threads, Arnhem Museum, Arnhem, The Netherlands
      • Riff/Rift, Baltic 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    • 2013

      • Beyond Surface and Material: The meeting point between photography and textiles, Ruby Museum and Gallery, Ruby UK
      • Spring Photography Selection, Flowers East, London
      • Postcard Narratives, Room Gallery, London
      • Armory Show, with Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
      • Art Rotterdam, with Galerie Ramakers, Netherlands
    • 2012

      • Small is Beautiful XXX, Flowers Gallery, Cork Street, London
      • Nadelwerke, Galerie Handwerk, Munich
      • Now the Dream Is Over, Blyth Gallery, London
      • Now and Then II, Harris Lindsay, London
      • Uncertain States 2012, London
      • Unseen Photo Fair, with Flowers Gallery and The Photographers’ Gallery,
      • Amsterdam
      • John Moores Painting Prize 2012, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
      • Art Gwangju, with Hanmi Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
      • Curing Nostalgia, Remedies for a Historical Emotion, Atelier 35, Bucharest, Romania
      • Curing Nostalgia, Remedies for a Historical Emotion, Brukenthal National Museum in
      • Sibiu, Romania
      • The Momentarily Absurd, High House Contemporary, Clanfield, Oxford
      • Artists' Postcards - The Jeremy Cooper Collection, Spike Island, Bristol
      • CQ Mutiny Gallery 2012 – Smile Harder or Die Trying, Galerie Ramakers, The Hague,
      • Netherlands
      • Lot's Wife, Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury
      • Heads, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY
      • The New Alchemists: Contemporary Photographers Transcending the Print, Photo50,
      • London Art Fair
      • East Wing X, The Courtauld Institute, London
      • The Photographers’ Gallery ‘The World in London’ Project, Victoria Park, London
    • 2011

      • Christmas Show, Stephane Simoens, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium
      • Hidden In Plain Sight, Galerie8, London
      • Paris Photo, with Flowers East, Paris
      • Small is Beautiful, Flowers Central, London
      • Dazed and Confused Cover Art Project, Collette, Paris
      • Photography as Object, Sumarria Lunn, London
      • Art Car Boot Fair with Posted Projects, London
      • Exam, Transition Gallery, London
      • Print Sales at the Deutsche Borse Photography Prize, The Photographers’ Gallery at
      • Ambika P3, London
    • 2010

      • Marmite Prize for Painting, Central Gallery, Tameside, Lanchester Gallery Projects and
      • The Nunnery, London
      • ArtSway Open 10, ArtSway, Sway, Hampshire
      • Uncertain States 2010, East Gallery, London
      • Paris Photo, with Flowers East, Paris
      • Paper, Rock, Scissors: The Constructed Image in New British Photography, Flash
      • Forward Festival’, Toronto
      • Double Trouble, Blyth Gallery, London
      • Salon Art Prize 2010, Matt Roberts Arts, London
      • Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010, Jerwood Space, London and touring
      • Keep Me Posted, Posted, London
      • In Miss Rowe’s Footsteps, Eagle Gallery, London
      • The London Original Print Fair with Eagle Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, London
      • Works on Paper, Campden Gallery, Gloucestershire
      • Sarcophagus of the Kingdom, I-MYUGallery, London
    • 2009

      • Flowers Autumn Selection, Flowers East, London
      • The Russell Herron Collection: "This Was Now", Sartorial Contemporary Art, London
      • Modern British Art and the Environment, Yale Center for British Art, Connecticut, USA
      • Art Meets Fashion, Nurjungkunst, Zollgewolbe der Praterinsel, Munich
      • On the Fractured Stage of the Book, Eagle Gallery, London
      • The Golden Record, The Collection, Lincoln
    • 2008

      • Salon 08, VINEspace, London
      • In Search of Beauty and Wellbeing, Menier Gallery, London
      • SPACE NOW, Space Gallery, London
      • The Golden Record, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, and touring
      • Book Things and Word Works, Eagle Gallery, London
    • 2007

      • ArtSway Open 07, Sway, Hampshire, UK
      • Allegory, Winston Wachter, Seattle, Washington, USA
      • Jerwood Drawing Prize 2007, Jerwood Space, London, and touring nationwide
      • Art and Psyche: The Freudian Legacy, CDS Gallery, New York
      • Salon 07, Seven Seven Contemporary, London
      • Ten at One, Forster Gallery, London
      • Medicine Now, Wellcome Collection, London (permanent collection)
      • Seen from the Wings of a Butterfly, Kunsthallen Brænderigården, Viborg, Denmark
      • Mapping, Bury Art Gallery Museum and Archives, Lancashire
      • Flora, The Eagle Gallery, London
    • 2006

      • On the Fractured Stage of the Book, ICA in conjunction with London Artists Book Fair
      • The Furniture Shop, Pavia, Italy
    • 2005

      • An Open Book, Orleans House, London
      • Metamorphosis, thecentralhouse, London
      • On Paper, Collyer-Bristow Gallery, London
      • New Acquisitions, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT
      • Migrations, The Eagle Gallery, London
    • 2004

      • Rosetta Live, Riverside Studios, London
      • Ocean Flowers: Impressions From Nature In The Victorian Era, Yale Center for British
      • Art, Yale, Connecticut, USA
      • Constructive Paper, The Harley Gallery, Nottingham
    • 2003

      • Artist Books, Prints and Multiples Exhibition, The Eagle Gallery, London
      • Science Fact, Science Fiction, Pea Gallery, London
    • 1996

      • Top Marks, Davies Street Gallery, London
    • 1995

      • King Sturge Art Prize, Davies Street Gallery, London
      • Directions 1995, Lethaby Gallery, London
    • 1994

      • Disclosure, Charlotte Road, London
  • Awards

    • 2010

      • Salon Art Prize Winner, Matt Roberts Arts, London
  • Collections

      • British Land, London, UK
      • Caldic Collection, NL
      • Goss-Michael Foundation, USA
      • The Ivy, London, UK
      • John Jones, London, UK
      • Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA
      • The Wellcome Trust, London, UK
      • Yale Center for British Art, USA
  • Selected bibliography

    • 2014

      • Shore, Robert. Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera, Laurence King Publishing, London, September 2014 [book]
      • Fairman, Elisabeth. Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower: Artists’ Books of the Natural World, Yale University Press, New Haven, July 2014 [catalogue]
      • Lequeux, Emmanuelle. “Portfolio: Julie Cockbrun.” Le Magazine du Monde, 25 January 2014
    • 2013

      • Bates, Rebecca. “Artist Julie Cockburn Transforms Found Vintage Photography.” Architectural Digest, 18 December 2013
      • Indrisek, Scott. “Julie Cockburn’s Old Photographs, New Art.” BlackBook, 12 December 2013
      • “The Guide: December 2013 Edition.” Time LightBox, December 2013
      • Comstock, Lindsay. “On the Wall: Julie Cockburn in New York,” American Photo, November 2013
      • “Art Rotterdam – The Five Talents.” Kunstbleeld Magazine, February 2013
      • Smyth, Diane. “Lianzhou Photo Festival.” British Journal Of Photography, January 2013
      • Shore, Robert. “Post Photography – The Unknown Image.” Elephant, Winter 2012/2013
    • 2012

      • Schuman, Aaron. “Rescued: Filling the Cracks with Ceiling Wax.” Seesaw 2012
      • “Conversations”, Tycoon Press, November 2012
      • Afterzine, July 2012
      • “The Page.” Photoworks, Spring 2012
      • Binding, Amy. “Deface Book.” Sleek Magazine, Spring 2012
      • Rhodes, Helena. “The Power of Transformation.” Image Magazine, January 2012
      • “The London Art Fair 2012.” The Telegraph, January 2012
      • Scalpel, Volume 3, Issue #2, 2012
      • East Wing X Catalogue – The Courtauld Institute, January 2012
      • Cooper, Jeremy. “Artists’ Postcards.” Reaktion Books, January 2012
    • 2011

      • “The Art of Medicine.” The Wellcome Collection, Ilex Press, October 2011
      • “Photography as Object.” Whitehot Magazine, July 2011
      • Binning, George. “Julie Cockburn at Matt Roberts Arts.” Spoonfed, 9 May 2011
      • Wilson, Rebecca. “Editor’s Pick – Top International Shows: March 21 – March 28, 2011.” Saatchi Online Magazine, 21 March 2011
      • Efe 24, Issue #2, Spring 2011
      • Pappas, Jennifer. “Fragments and Alterations.” Planet, January 2011
      • Uncertain States: A Year in Print, 2011 (cat.)
    • 2010

      • Smyth, Diane. “Paper, Rock, Scissors.” British Journal Of Photography, October 2010
      • Schuman, Aaron. Seesaw Magazine, Issue #12, 2010
      • Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010 (cat.)
      • Marmite Prize for Painting 2010 (cat.)
      • Uncertain States, Issue #5, 2010
      • Uncertain States 2010 (cat.)
      • Uncertain States, Issue #2, 2010
    • 2009

      • Hsin, Carol. “YCBA Shows Sustainable Art.” Yale Daily News, 3 April 2009
      • “The Liquid Page.” UCCA, 2009
    • 2008

      • Potts, Rachel. “Previews.” Garageland, December 2008
      • Dillon, Brian. “The Liquid Page.” Frieze Magazine, October 2008
      • “The Liquid Page.” Book Arts Newsletter, August 2008
      • “Julie Cockburn Exhibition, London.” Wallpaper Magazine, 9 June 2008
      • “Bridging the Generation Gap.” Forster Gallery, 2008 (cat.)
    • 2007

      • Rose, Hilary and Steven. “The Wonders of the Recurated Wellcome Collection.” The Lancet, 2007
      • Jerwood Drawing Prize 2007 (cat.)
      • Wolsing, Thomas. Set Fra Sommerfugle Vingen, Denmark, 2007 (cat.)
    • 2006

      • “Scissor Sister.” Galleries Magazine, October 2006
      • “Julie Cockburn.” Campden Gallery, 2006 (cat.)
      • Plan B, jaggedart with foreword by Pryle Berhman, 2006 (cat.)
      • “The Furniture Shop.” Pavia, Elisa del Prete, 2006 (cat.)
    • 2005

      • “The Fine Art Of Investing In An Original.” The Independent, 15 January 2005
    • 2003

      • “Bookworks.” Artreview, December/January 2003
    • 2001

      • Gibberd, Matt. “Playing Card.” World Of Interiors, July 2001