MJ Cooper

Painter

US

MJ Cooper is based in Columbus Ohio and is an artist who is self-taught. MJ Cooper has been painting since the age of eleven. Suffering from a rare neurological disorder, painting is therapeutic for the artist. The artist’s daily challenges include visual, cognitive, neurological and audible impairments. MJ regained vision after losing it for six months, due to severe photophobia. Despite physical impairments MJ’s feelings and hopes are expressed through painting. Every painting is a result of meditation. Through the artist’s pain and struggles, beautiful art has been created. It gives hope and speaks to perseverance.

Projects

Le Galeriste- Based in Montreal Canada

November 2020
Various abstract paintings were used to create dresses, face masks, athletic apparel, table cloths, and scarves. There are many color pallets to chose from.

Exhibitions

Art of Possibilities Art Show & Sale

April 2021
Minneapolis, MN
urage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s Art of Possibilities Art Show & Sale is one of only a handful of juried art shows in the world exclusively featuring artists with disabilities. Held every spring since 1963, the Art Show & Sale is a much anticipated event attracting hundreds of artists and thousands of visitors from Minnesota and around the world each year. The Art of Possibilities Art Show & Sale provides a forum for artists with disabilities to sell their work, promotes the talents of artists with disabilities, and creates a cherished and inclusive community event for people of all abilities.

Grounded

March 2021
Springfield Museum of Art
Earth has so many levels. There is grass, clay, and dirt with a variety of colors and textures.

GALLERY M & ART AGENTS

March 2021
On-Line Art Gallery- Based in Sweden
This on-line gallery displays six of my acrylic abstract paintings on canvas.

Hansford and Sons Gallery- Emerging Artist

August 2020
On-Line Platform- Based in London, England
Several of my abstract paintings on canvas.

Featured Work


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