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Louisa Cooper, artist in Hawaii, has her works in collections in the US and Canada. She has had many solo exhibitions and group exhibitions across the Mainland. She is a member of several artist associations in California, New York and the District of Columbia.


PROFESSIONAL RESUMÉ

Affiliations:

California Art Club (CA) – Artist Member
Oil Painters of America (Chicago) – Signature Member
American Artists Professional League (NY) – Juried member
National Association of Women Artists (NY) – Juried member
Plein Air Painters of Hawaii – Signature member
Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club (NY) – Full member
The National Museum of Women in the Arts (DC) – Charter Member
Laguna Plein Air Painters (CA) – Artist member

Collections:

First Hawaiian Bank
Bank of Hawaii
Weinberg Foundation (Honolulu)
Southland Corporations (Dallas)
Kahala Mandarin Hotel (Honolulu)
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel (Honolulu)
Koele Development Corporation (Lanai, Hawaii)
Carere Family Foundation (Victoria, B.C.)
Patagonia, Inc. (Portland, OR)
Mission San Juan Capistrano (CA)

Solo exhibitions:

2006 The Gallery at Pauahi Tower, Honolulu, "Three Solos and a Friend"
2002 The Gallery at Pauahi Tower, Honolulu, 30 paintings
1996 The Gallery at Pauahi Tower, Honolulu, 30 paintings
1993 Queen Emma Gallery, Honolulu
1993 Chief Executives Organization Forum, Maui
1992 The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu
1991 The Gallery at Pauahi Tower, Honolulu, 55 paintings
1989 The Gallery at Pauahi Tower, Honolulu, 70 paintings

Other Exhibitions:

2008 California Art Club 97th Annual, Pasadena, California
2005 American Artist Professional League 77th Annual, New York
2005 The Gallery at Pauahi Tower, Honolulu, "Eight Friends View the World"
2004 International Museum of Contemporary Master of Fine Art, San Antonio, TX
2003 Catherine Lorrillard Wolfe 107th Annual, NY, National Arts Club Award
2002 American Artists Professional League 74th Annual, NY
2002 Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn. Annual, Laguna Beach, CA
2002 International Museum of Contemporary Master of Fine Art, San Antonio, TX
2002 Bowers Museum, Sights and Sounds of Santa Ana, Santa Ana, CA
1997- 2003 Le Mistral Restaurant, Corona del Mar, CA – on-going solo
1999 Oil Painters of America, West Coast Regional, CA
1998 Big Canyon Country Club, Newport Beach, CA, group show
1997 California Art Club, 87th annual, CA
1997 Oil Painters of America, West Coast Regional, CA
1996 Oil Painters of America, West Coast Regional
1995 Oil Painters of America, annual, NY
1995 Catherine Lorrillard Wolfe, 99th Annual, NY
1995 National Art League, Spring Open, NY
1994 Oil Painters of America, Annual, Chicago
1994 National Association of Women Artists, Chelsea Mansion Exhibit, NY
1994 National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, Annual, Missouri
1993 Oil Painters of America, annual, Chicago
1993 New England Fine Arts Institute, National Invitational, Boston
1993 National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, Annual Missouri
1993 Scottsdale Artists School, “Our Best and Brightest”, AZ
1991 Women Artists of the West, Annual, Los Angeles
1991 UNO Newman Center, New Orleans
1991 National Art League, 61st Annual, NY
1991 Salmagundi Club, Open Non-members, NY
1990 Catholic Artists of the 90’s, Annual, Jamaica, NY
1988 American Artists Professional League, 60th Annual, NY
1986 American Artists Professional League 59th Annual, NY
1985 Catholic Artist of America, Annual, Dallas
1984 Orange County Fail, Division Winner Oils, CA
1984 Knickerbocker Artists, 4th Annual, NY
1984 Vineyard Theater, Special Exhibit, NY
1980 Orange County Fair, 1st Prize Oils, CA

Exhibitions Arranged:

1986 Fiesta de Artes, Contemporary Artists at the Chief Executives Organization Semi-Annual International Forum, at Mission San Juan Capistrano, CA

Education:

University of California, Berkeley, undergraduate

University of California, Irvine, BA in Studio Art, 1977

Post Graduate studies in Painting, Scupture and Ceramics at: Laguna Beach School of Art (now Southern California College of Art)

Geneva, Switzerland, Ecole Migros

Rockport, Massachusetts, Ken Gore and Charles Movalli workshops

Art Instructors:

Roger Kuntz, Laguna Beach School or Art, CA
Charles Movalli, Annual workshops, Primarily West Coast
Ken Gore, Workshops, Rockport, Mass
Ed Bereal and Tony Delap, University of California, Irvine, CA
Sueo Serisawa, Laguna Beach School of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
 


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