Andrew Cooks is an artist.
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Education
1976 BSc (Architecture), University of NSW, Sydney
1979 Diploma of Art & Design (Printmaking), Prahran C.A.E. Melbourne
1986 Grad. Diploma of Fine Arts (Painting), Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne
1988 Artist in Residence, Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest
Artist in Residence, Agora am Donaukanal, Vienna
2001 Moya Dyring Studio Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2002-05 Summer Studio Residencies, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2008 PhD candidate. Monash University, Melbourne

Solo Exhibitions
2009 a Blossoming, Jenny Port Gallery, Melbourne
2008 Imagining the Garden, Jenny Port Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Atelier 8202, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2000 the Kensington Florilegium, Herring Island Gallery, Melbourne
1999 the Drawing Cabinet – empire of Flora, North Melbourne Town Hall Tower, Melbourne
1998 Boxes (from Between Shadow & Memory) 1992-95,Austin and Repatriation Hospital, Melbourne
1997 souvenir 1987-97, Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne
1995 Boxes (from Between Shadow & Memory) 1992-95, 4 Melbourne, locations:
Centre for Contemporary Photography
Museum of Art, University of Melbourne
200 Gertrude Street
Platform Art Space
1993 fragments from A Life, Under the Stairs, Carnavon House, Melbourne
Mute Prophecies – works in progress, Victorian Centre of Photography, Melbourne
Between Shadow & Memory: Memoriam (Excavation), No Vacancy, Melbourne
Between Shadow & Memory: Excavation (the Witnesses), Judith Pugh Gallery, Melbourne
1990 Between Shadow & Memory: Memoriam (for M.i.), rear 60 Parsons Street, Melbourne
for M.i., Judith Pugh Gallery, Melbourne
1989 Between Shadow & Memory: Angelico, F.M.K. Gallery, Budapest
Budapest Vienna, Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne
1988 Between Shadow & Memory: Memoriam (for M.D.), udvar Cházár András u. 19, Budapest
Between Shadow & Memory: Sanctuary, Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Budapest
1987 Paintings and Drawings, Holdsworth Contemporary Gallery, Sydney
About Silence, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
1985 Skinner’s Suite, 70 Arden Street Gallery, Melbourne

Awards
2010 Artist in residence, Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne
2008/09 Small Tapestries, Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne
2002-05 Summer Studio Residencies, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
1999 Moya Dyring Award, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
1995 Endpapers, Agenda magazine,issue # 42, May 1995
1992 Arkell Anniversary Portrait, Melbourne
1990 Catani Bar/Café, restaurant/bar ceilings, St Kilda (with Richard Ward)
1989 Diamond Valley Acquisitive Award, Melbourne
1988 Project Grant, Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney
Festival Residency, Agora am Donaukanal, Vienna
1987 Hungarian Government Scholarship, Ministry of Culture & Education, Budapest
1986 Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria Painting Prize, Melbourne
Vic 150th Grant for Community Mural, Skinner’s Adventure Playground, Melbourne
1985 Vitrex-Camden Award, Melbourne

Collections
Arena Collection, Vienna
Australian Embassy, Budapest
Centre for Adult Education, Melbourne
City of Banyule Art Collection, Melbourne
Federal Department of Resources and Energy, Canberra
Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest
Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne
Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne (on loan from the Hirsh Collection)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Topper Institute, London
Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, Melbourne