Julian in his studio
1947 Born in Grasmere, Cumbria
1964-65 Lancaster Art School
1965-68 Goldsmith's College School of Art London. Dip AD. Fine Art
1968-69 Post Graduate Painting at Goldsmith's College School of Art London

2011 Resident Landscape Art Research, Queenstown, Tasmania
1982 Awarded the Northern Arts Bursary
1981 Resident at the Virginia Centre for Creative Arts, U.S.A.
1976 Resident at the Karolyi Foundation, France.
1970 Elected Member of the London Group.
1969 Awarded Boise Travelling Scholarship. Travelled in Europe and resided British School at Rome.
Arts Council of Great Britain
Abbott Hall Art Gallery
Allerdale istrict Council;
Bankers Trust;
Bolton Art Gallery;
Brathal Hall Trust;
Cumbria County Council;
Davy Offshore Modules;
Durham University;
Ferguson Industrial Holdings;
Home 0ffice;
Inner London Education Authority;
Kendall Magistrates Court;
Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne;
Lancaster University;
Messner Museum, Bolzano,Italy;
Mountain Heritage Trust;
Northern Arts;
Theatre on the Lake, Keswick;
Tullie House Art Gallery, Carlisle
Museo Nationale della Montagna, Turin;
University College, London.
2014 Natural Forces, Art Space Gallery, London
Julian Cooper’s 10 Golden Age Paintings, Alpine Club, London
Reading the Rock,
Dean Clough Gallery, Halifax
2012 A Fractured Landscape, LARQ Gallery, Tasmania
2010 Breaking Ground, Art Space Gallery
2009 MOTHER LODE Carrara and Cumbria Quarries, Brantwood, Coniston, Cumbria.
2007- 8 Earthly Powers, Tullie House Museum, Carlisle
2007 Earthly Powers, Art Space Gallery
2005 Pareti, Ghiacci, Precipizi, Museo Nationale della Montagna, Turin, Italy
2004 Kanchenjunga & Eiger, Alpine Club, London
2004 Cliffs of fall, Art Space Gallery
2002 Mind Has Mountains, Art Space Gallery
2002 Julian Cooper Paintings, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
2001 Mind Has Mountains, 3 Degrees West Gallery, Wordsworth Trust.
2001 Julian Cooper Paintings Brewery arts Center, Kendal.
1998 Figure and Landscape Art Space Gallery, London.
1997 Ambleside Mountain Festival, Ambleside.
1996 The Mountain Looks at You, Tullie House Museum, Carlisle.
1996 Hartlepool Art Gallery.
1995 Lawrence Batley Gallery, Bretton Hall, Yorkshire.
1994 Stanley Corridor Gallery, Leeds General Hospital.
1994 Oddfellows Gallery, Kendal.
1990 International Mountain Literature Festival, Bretton Hall, Yorkshire.
1984 Two Man Show (with Terence Clarke), Paton Gallery, London.
1983 Summer Show Two, Serpentine Galley, London.
1978 J.PL Fine Art London.
1974 Summer Show One, Serpentine Galley, London.
1974 Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.
1973 Trevelyan College, Durham University.
1972 Greenwich Theatre Gallery, London.
1971-72 Zella Nine Gallery, London.
2011 Ways with Words, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick
2009 Malcom Lowry Centenary, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
2008 The Asassination of Chico Mendes, Young Vic Theatre, London
2008 Winter Journey , Art Space Gallery
2006 Art at the Rockface, Millenium Galleries, Sheffield
2006 Art at the Rockface, Norwich Castle Museum
2005 Winter Journey , Art Space Gallery
2005 A Picture of Britain, Tate Britain, London
2002 Cooper X 5, Cooperhus, Norsk Reiselivsmuseum, Norway
1999 Climbing Art, Brewery Art Centre, Kendal.
1999 Contemporary British Landscape Painting, Flowers East, London.
1999 Mountain, Wolverhampton Art Gallery.
1998 Winter Journey, Art Space Gallery, London.
1994-92 Carlisle Open Exhibition, Tullie House Art Gallery.
1990-88 Clean Irish Sea, City Centre, Dublin & touring.
1990-88 Artists in-National Parks", Victoria & Albert Museum & touring exhibition.
1989-87 The Day Book, Smith's Gallery, London & touring.
1988 From lcarus to Ariadne, Paton Gallery, London.
1987-86 Recent Acquisitions, Arts Council Touring Exhibition. 1987-89
1987-67 London Group.
1986 Group Show, Paton Gallery London.
1985 Group Show, Paton Gallery London.
1983 Summer Show Two, Serpentine Gallery, London.
1982 Northern Open, Ceolfrith Art Gallery, Sunderland
1979 Three Generations, Abbott Hall Art Gallery, Kendal.
1978 Northern Art Open, Shipley Art Gallery Gateshead.
1977 Twelve British Painters, British Council Exhibition at Reykjavik Iceland.
1976 The Deck of Cards, J.R.L Fine Art London
1975 20th Century. British Drawings, J.R.L Gallery, London
1974 Summer Show One, Serpentine Gallery, London.
1972 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
2008 Conversation with Hamish Fulton: Earthly Powers Art Space Gallery Catalogue
2008 Andrew Lambirth, 'Spectator' 20th December, 2008
2008 Kailas: A Painting Khora, by Julian Cooper, Alpine Club Journal 2008
2007 Keith Richardson, The Sacred Mountain, CA1 Culture and Arts
Peter Mallalieu, The Artists of the Alpine Club
2005 Julian Cooper, Easel Words, Jackdaw, Dec
Ben Tufnell, catalogue essay, Pareti, Ghiacci, Precipizi
Melvyn Bragg, The Romantic North, Sunday Times Magazine
David Dimbleby, A Picture of Britain, Tate Publication
2004 Conversation with Basil Beattie: Cliffs of Fall Art Space Gallery Catalogue,
Phil Bartlett, Observer
John Spurling, Spectator, 27 Nov
Felicity Owen, Galleries, November
2002 Inger Marie von der Lippe, "Cooper x 5" Catalogue
Stephen Goodwin, The Alpine Club Journal
David Craig, London Review of Books
2001 Andrew Lambirth, The Spectator
1999 Stephen Goodwin, The Independent
1998 The Spark, Border TV
April 1998 Melvyn Bragg, The Times
1998 Terry Gifford, High Magazine
1997 Stephen Goodwin, The Independent
May, 1994 "The Page"
June, 1991 "Celebration" Granada Television
March, 1990 John Spurling, Sunday Times Review
April, 1987 Sunday Telegraph Colour Magazine
August, 1984 John Spurling, New Statesman
July, 1984 Nigel Pollitt City Limits
July, 1984 Sarah Kent, Time Out
Spring, 1984 lain Biggs, Aspects
June, 1984 Melvyn Bragg, Sunday Times Colour Magazine
Nov. 1984 lain Biggs, Artscribe
July, 1983 Jacynth Ellerton, The Tablet
July, 1983 Melvyn Bragg, Punch
July, 1983 Critics Forum, BBC Radio Three
Aug, 1982 William Varley, The Guardian
Dec, 1978 Marina Vaizey, Sunday Times
Jan.1975 Max Wykes-Joyce, Arts Review,
Jan,1975 Max Wykes-Joyce, International Herald Tribune,
July, 1974 Peter Fuller, Studio International,
July1974 Mervyn Levy, " Kaleidoscope" BBC Radio Four,
April, 1970 Norbert Lynton, Observer
Oct,1969 Harold Fenton, Daily Telegraph
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