Gillian Cooper has been working as an Artist Curator since 1993. Clients include galleries, working environments such as hotels and restaurants and site-specific venues locally, nationally and in Europe. Gillian also has 7 years experience in administration for commercial and charitable businesses and founded the Artists Studio Group, Jamaica Street Artists in Bristol.
Projects include 'All Over the Shop' for Clifton Victorian Shopping Arcade, Bristol, the temporary site-based exhibition 'out of place', for 18 artists and 'Littoral' a series of European exhibitions for the Plymouth University research group Site, Space, Location, Place. Project management clients include the Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol and Iniva, London, with Chinese artist Shen Yuan and Jyll Bradley.
Gillian has secured substantial Arts Council Lottery funding for exhibitions and professional development, including Penwith Artist Led Projects. Gillian is a professional artist and member of Newlyn Society of Artists.