Join us for an artist talk with Eileen Cooper whose work is part of the current Radium Dreams exhibition. Eileen will share work from her across her 45 year career and will speak about her longstanding relationship with The Women’s Art Collection. The talk will be followed by an in-conversation with Harriet Loffler, Curator, The Women’s Art Collection.
The event includes a special out-of-hours viewing of the Radium Dreams exhibition from 5.30pm with the talk starting at 6pm. Drinks will be served from 7.30pm.
About Eileen Cooper
Artist Eileen Cooper is known for her passionate commitment to figuration. Having studied at Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art she has taught at a wide range of art schools including Central St Martins and the Royal Academy Schools, where she was elected an Academician in 2000. From 2010-17 she was Keeper of the Royal Academy, the first woman to be elected to this role since the RA began in 1768.
Originally from the Peak District, Eileen Cooper has exhibited widely in the UK and internationally. Her work is held in many prestigious collections including the Arts Council Collection, the British Museum, Manchester City Art Gallery, The Women’s Art Collection and now the Tate. She was made an OBE in 2016 and is an honorary fellow of Murray Edwards College and the Royal College of Art.