Jo Coupe b. 1975

JO COUPE

b.1975, Stoke, UK

Lives and works in Gateshead, UK

 

Education

 

2005 MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London, UK

2004 Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London, UK

1998 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2017

All That Fall, Workplace, London, UK

2016

Vital Signs, Durham Castle, Durham, UK

2014

Satellite, Satellite, Workplace, Gateshead, UK

2012

Pertaining To Things Natural, Chelsea Physic Garden, London, UK

2010

Crystalline Energy, Inspire, Rio Tinto Alcan, Lynemouth, UK 

2009

Supernature, Solo Presentation with Workplace, NADA Art Fair, Miami, USA 

Fade Away And Radiate, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK

Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, UK

2006

Give and Take, Firstsite, Colchester, UK

Electrolysis, Station, Bristol, UK

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2017

In and Out of Sight, UH Galleries, Hertfordshire, UK

2016

Object Relations, Baltic 39, Newcastle, UK

2013

Building Dreams, Cragside Estate, Rothbury, Morpeth, UK

Easy Does It, Supercollider, Blackpool, UK

Easy Does It, Aid & Abet, Cambridge, UK

Easy Does It, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, UK

2011

Business Collectors Network Exhibition, Globe Gallery, Newcastle, UK 

NADA Art Fair, with Workplace, Miami, USA

Double, Double, Workplace, Gateshead, UK

ROTATE, Contemporary Arts Society & Shortlist Media, London

A Distance Between Two Points, AirSpace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

The Armory Show, with Workplace, New York, USA

2010

NADA Art Fair, with Workplace, Miami, USA

Two x Two for Aids and Art, The Rachofsky House, Dallas, USA

The Manchester Contemporary, with Workplace, Manchester, UK

2008

Tatton Park Biennial, Cheshire, UK

101 Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

TOMORROW THE FUTURE, Fishmarket Gallery, Northampton, UK

“All my favourite singers couldn't sing…” , Workplace, Gateshead, UK

2007

Zoo Art Fair, with Workplace, London, UK

An Archaeology, Project Space 176, London, UK

Dusseldorf Contemporary, with Workplace, Dusseldorf, DE

Pulse Art Fair, with Workplace, New York, USA

2006

Repatriating the Ark, Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art, Museum of Garden History,

London, UK

Blue Star, Red Wedge, Glasgow International, Glasgow, UK

You Shall Know Our Velocity, BALTIC, Gateshead, UK

2005

Emergency 2, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, UK

Art Caucasus, Tbilisi, GE

Everything Must Go, Workplace, Gateshead, UK

MFA Degree Show, Goldsmiths College, London, UK

Mobile, Fortescue Gallery, London, UK

There is no more butter, Station, Bristol, UK

2004

Yesvember, House Gallery, London, UK

Revenge of Romance, Temporary Contemporary, London, UK

Postgraduate Diploma Show, Goldsmiths College, London, UK

2003

Art 2003, with Workplace, Business Design Centre, London, UK

2002

Hothouse, Semi-permanent, Grizedale Live, Cumbria, UK

2000

Stuffed, Hancock Natural History Museum, Newcastle, UK

Small Battles, Mackie Mayor Building, Manchester, UK

Engaged, Site-specific, Newcastle, UK

Pattern Transfer, (with Tanya Axford) Waygood Gallery, Newcastle, UK 

1999

Lead by the Nose, VANE, Newcastle, UK

Study and Stay, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, UK

Great Dutch Painting, City Art Gallery, Leeds, UK

UK Field Day, Site-specific, Northumberland, UK

VANE Export, Exhibition of artists from the North-East of England, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, SE

1998

Assimilate, Design Works, Gateshead, UK

 

Commissions

 

2009

Semi-permanent, Rio Tinto Alcan, UK 

2002

Uprooted, Permanent, Inland Revenue, Newcastle, UK 

Hothouse, Semi-permanent, Grizedale Forest, Cumbria, UK

2001

Fruitbody, Temporary, Locus, Newcastle, UK

 

Awards and Residencies

 

2008

Bacon Prize, Tokyo, JP

Artist in Residence, Alcan Aluminium Plc, UK

Artist in Residence, Fermynwoods Country Park, Northamptonshire, UK 

2002

Artist in Residence, Grizedale Forest, Cumbria, UK

Chrisi Bailey Award for Education in Creative Photography, Arts Council of England

1998

Study and Stay Graduate Bursary, Northern Arts

 

Publications

 

2017

In and Out of Sight: Catherine Bertola, Cath Campbell, Jo Coupe, and Jennifer Douglas, Lizzie Lloyd 

2010

Two x Two for Aids and Art, catalogue, Dallas, USA

2008

Tatton Park Biennial, catalogue, Parabola, London, UK

2007

An Archaeology, catalogue, Project Space 176, London, UK

2006

Give and Take, Firstsite Papers, Colchester, UK

Repatriating the Ark, Parabola, London, UK

2002

Camp, Grizedale Books, Cumbria, UK

2000

Engaged, catalogue, Chew and Show, Newcastle, UK

 

Press

 

2010

Paul Usherwood, Crystalline Energy, Art Monthly, June

2008

Pryle Behrman, Tatton Park Biennial, Art Monthly, September 

2007

HaPazura

David Gleeso, Give and Take, Art Papers

Susan Mansfield, Blue Star Red Wedge, The Scotsman

2006

Alfred Hickling, You Shall Know Our Velocity, The Guardian

Nick Hackworth, Northern Lights, Dazed and Confused

Michael Glover, You Shall Know Our Velocity, The Times

Brett Tudor, Concept for Living

 

Collections

 

Private collections UK, Europe, USA

The Progressive Art Collection

21c Museum