BACKGROUND

Judith Cowan lives and works
in London.

1978—79
Gulbenkian Rome Scholarship,
British School at Rome

1977—78
Chelsea School of Art,
MA Sculpture

1974—77
Sheffield Polytechnic,
BA Sculpture

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Solo:

2013
Angelica
Museo Internazionale delle Marionette Antonio Pasqualino, Palermo IT (cur. Rosario Perricone and Paola Nicita)

2012
The Stuff of Dreams
Canary Wharf Group: Sculpture in the Workplace, London UK (cur. Ann Elliott)

2009
Finnegan’s Teeth
Public art project, Kings Cross, London UK (cur. Gill Hedley)

2006
i segreti dell’anima
Erica Fiorentini Gallery, Rome IT

2005
from life
Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea, Rome IT (cur. Professor Simonetta Lux and Stella Santacatterina)

1998
present…passing
Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham UK

1996
Passages & Incidents
Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge UK (cur. Michael Harrison)

1995
Sex, Birth, Sex, Death
Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome IT

1993
Water Rises
Camden Arts Centre, London UK

1992
a line of blue and a pool of red
Yorkshire Sculpture Park UK

1989
Judith Cowan: New Sculpture
Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno, Wales UK

1982
Judith Cowan: Sculpture
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham UK

Group:

2015
Green Island: Urban Hives
aMAZElab, Milan IT (cur. Claudia Zanfi)

2014
/seconds.
Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah UAE (cur. Peter Lewis and Hoor Al-Qasimi)

2012
new foragers
Collyer Bristow Gallery, London UK (cur. Lucy Day and Eliza Gluckman)

2010
Tina B. Festival
Czech Centre, Prague CZ (cur. Monika Burian)

2010
The Collection
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby UK

2009
The Rise of Women Artists
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool UK (cur. Dr. Laura MacCulloch)

2004
Tom Bendhem: Collector
Contemporary Art Society, London UK

2000
Anableps
Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome IT

1999
FURNITURE
Richard Salmon Gallery, London UK

1991
Persistence of Memory: Photogrphay Biennale
Mishkan Leomanut Museum of Art, Ein Harod, ISR

1991
An English Summer
Palazzo Ruine, Reggio Emilia, Italy IT

1990
Whitechapel Open
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London UK

1987
A System of Support
Kettle’s Yard Cambridge UK

1986
No Place Like Home
Cornerhouse, Manchester UK

1985
Craft Matters
John Hansard Gallery, Southampton UK

1984
Home and Abroad
Serpentine Gallery, London UK

1983
The Sculpture Show
Hayward Gallery, London UK

AWARDS AND COMMISSIONS

2005
British Council, Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea

1998
Henry Moore Foundation,
Angel Row

1996
Henry Moore Foundation,
Kettle’s Yard

1995
British Council,
Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome

1993
Elephant Trust / Henry Moore Foundation, Camden Arts Centre

1992
Henry Moore Foundation Bursary, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

1991
Oxford Sculpture Project Bursary, Cowleaze Wood, Oxford

1984
Public commission, West Ham Town Hall, Newham

1982
Greater London Arts Association Award

1980
Greater London Arts Association Award

1979
Rassegna Internazionale di Scultura Contemporanea, San Marino, prizewinner

1978
Gulbenkian Rome Scholarship, British School at Rome

1977
Northern Young Contemporaries, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, prizewinner