Julie Cockburn

Julie Cockburn
Born London, 1966


Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design. Fine Art (Sculpture) BA

1992 1993
Chelsea College of Art, Foundation

Solo Exhibitions

TBC, The Photographers' Gallery (Print Sales Gallery)

Telling It Slant, Flowers Gallery, Kingsland Road, London
Ma, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels

All Work and No Play, Flowers Gallery, Cork Street, London

Layer Opacity, The Photographers' Gallery (Print Sales Gallery)

Waiting Room, Flowers Gallery, Kingsland Road, London

Slight Exposure, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York

Conversations, Lianzhou Foto Festival, (curated by Diane Smyth)
Conversations, The Photographers' Gallery (Print Sales Gallery)
Portraits and Landscapes, Flowers, Cork Street, London

The Foul Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart, John Jones Project Space, London
The Foul Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart, Matt Roberts Arts, London

Filling The Cracks With Ceiling Wax, Flowers East, London

What The Eye Doesn't See, Seven Seven Contemporary, London
Bridging The Generation Gap, Forster Gallery, London (cat.)

Come Into My Beautiful Garden, Seven Seven Contemporary, London

Julie Cockburn, Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, Glos (cat.)
Plan B, jaggedart, London (cat.)

Whenwood, Pea Gallery, Clerkenwell, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

3:2, Bo Lee Gallery, London (online)
Picture Palace, Transition Gallery London
Quiet, The Earth Issue, (online)

Image 2019, Messums, Wiltshire
Habiter L'intime, Fondation Thalie, Brussels
Scenarios of Desire, II Emergent, Grote Markt 26, 8630 Veurne, Belgium

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
Work in Process, Print Sales at The Photographers' Gallery, London

In My View, Print Sales at The Photographers' Gallery, London
At Home She's a Tourist, Copeland Gallery, London (Curated by Tom Lovelace)
Without Camera, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Reportrait, Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham
Migrations, Eagle Gallery, London
Insights, curated by Alexander Montague-Sparey, Photofairs San Francisco, San Francisco, USA

Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, Cork Street
John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Colours of the season, Galerie Ramakers, Den Haag, Netherlands
Out of Obscurity, Flowers Gallery, Kingsland Road, London
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2016, Royal Academy, London
L'Autre Visage, Pole Image Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France
Photo London with Flowers Gallery, London
Allure [Fr. style, elegance] Photographs from the Susanne von Meiss Collection, C|O Berlin, Berlin
Art Rotterdam with Galerie Ramakers

Des/Conexiones, Impakto Gallery, Lima, Peru
Collaborators 4, Room Artspace, London
Jerwood Drawing Prize, London and touring, UK
Photo London with Flowers Gallery
Art Cologne with Galerie Conrads
Metamorphosis, Flowers Gallery, Kingsland Road, London
Wish You Were Here? MAC, Birmingham, UK
FOUND, New Art Gallery Walsall, UK
Art Rotterdam with Galerie Ramakers

Select Cuts and Alterations, Foley Gallery, New York, USA
Wish You Were Here? The Atkinson, Southport, Merseyside
Morphisisation, APT Gallery, London, (curated by Ben Woodeson)
Soft Target, M + B Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Regeneration, Photographers' Gallery Print Sales, London, W1
Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower: Artists' Books and the Natural World, Yale Center for British Art, USA
Threads (Draadkracht), Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, NL
The Postcard is a Public Work of Art, X Marks the B, London
Art Rotterdam with Galerie Ramakers

We Fragment, Collect and Narrate, FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, at Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Belgium
Miniature Museum of Contemporary Art, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, NL
Riff/Rift, Baltic39, Newcastle
Beyond surface and material: The meeting point between photography and textiles, Rugby Museum and Gallery, curated by Marlene Little (Birmingham City University)
Spring Photography Selection, Flowers East, London
Postcard Narratives, Room Gallery, London curated by Jeremy Cooper
Armory Show with Yossi Milo
Art Rotterdam with Galerie Ramakers

Small is Beautiful XXX, Flowers Gallery, Cork Street, London
Now and Then II, Harris Lindsay, London (curated by Adrian Dannatt)
Uncertain States 2012, London
Nadelwerke, Galerie Handwerk, Munich
Now The Dream Is Over, Blyth Gallery, London
Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam with Flowers Gallery and The Photographers' Gallery
John Moores Painting Prize 2012, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Curing Nostalgia, Remedies for a Historical Emotion, Atelier 35, Bucharest, Romania
Curing Nostalgia, Remedies for a Historical Emotion, Contemporary Art Gallery of The National Brukenthal Museum in Sibiu, Romania
Momentarily Absurd, High House Gallery, Clanfield, Oxford
Artists' Postcards - The Jeremy Cooper Collection, Spike Island, Bristol
Lot's Wife, Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury
CQ Mutiny Gallery 2012 Smile Harder or Die Trying, Galerie Ramakers, The Hague, Netherlands (curated by Joncquil)
Portraits Group Show, Flowers Gallery, New York, USA
East Wing X, The Courtauld Institute, London
The New Alchemists: Contemporary Photographers Transcending the Print, Photo50, London Art Fair (curated by Sue Steward)

Christmas Show, Stephane Simoens, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium
Hidden In Plain Sight, Galerie8, London
Paris Photo with Flowers East, Paris
Small is Beautiful, Flowers East, London
Dazed and Confused Cover Art Project, Collette, Paris
Photography as Object, Sumarria Lunn, London
Exam, Transition Gallery, London (curated by Edd Pearman)
Print Sales at the Deutsche Borse Photography Prize, The
Photographers' Gallery at Ambika P3, London

Marmite Prize for Painting, Central Gallery, Tameside, Lanchester Gallery Projects and The Nunnery, London (cat.)
ArtSway Open 10, ArtSway, Sway, Hampshire (Shortlisted for prize)
Uncertain States 2010, East Gallery, London (cat.)
Paper, Rock, Scissors: The Constructed Image in New British Photography, Magenta 'Flash Forward Festival', Toronto
Double Trouble, Blyth Gallery, London (curated by Mindy Lee)
Salon Art Prize 2010, Matt Roberts Arts (selected by Peter Bonnell, Kate MacGarry and Richard Birkett) (cat.)
Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010, Jerwood Space, London and touring (cat.)
Keep Me Posted, Posted, London (curated by Julia Royse)
In Miss Rowe's Footsteps, Eagle Gallery, London
The London Original Print Fair with Eagle Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, London
Works on Paper, Campden Gallery, Glos, (cat.)
Sarcophagus of the Kingdom, I-MYU Projects, London

Flowers Autumn Selection, Flowers East, London
The Russell Herron Collection: "This Was Now", Sartorial Contemporary Art, London (curated by Harry Pye)
Modern British Art and the Environment, Yale Center for British Art, Connecticut, USA
Art Meets Fashion, Nurjungkunst, Zollgewolbe der Praterinsel, Munich (cat.)

Salon 08, VINEspace, London
The Golden Record, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, and touring
Space Now!, Space Gallery, London (curated by Caroline Douglas)
Book Things and Word Works, Eagle Gallery, London

ArtSway Open 07, ArtSway, Sway, Hampshire (Shortlisted for prize)
Allegory, Winston Wachter, Seattle, Washington, USA
Jerwood Drawing Prize 2007, Jerwood Space, London, and touring nationwide (cat.)
Art and Psyche: The Freudian Legacy, CDS Gallery, New York
Salon 07, Seven Seven Contemporary, London
Medicine Now, Wellcome Collection, London (permanent collection)
Seen from the Wings of a Butterfly, Kunsthallen Br, Viborg, Denmark
Mapping, Bury Art Gallery Museum and Archives, Lancashire
Flora, The Eagle Gallery, London

On the Fractured Stage of the Book, ICA in conjunction with Eagle Gallery
The Furniture Shop, Pavia, Italy (curated by William West and Elisa del Prete) (cat.)

An Open Book, Orleans House, London
Metamorphosis, thecentralhouse, London
On Paper, Collyer-Bristow Gallery, London
New Acquisitions, Yale Center for British Art, Connecticut, USA
Migrations, The Eagle Gallery, London

Rosetta Live, Riverside Studios, London
Ocean Flowers: Impressions From Nature In The Victorian Era, Yale Center for British Art, Yale, Connecticut, USA

Artist Books, Prints and Multiples Exhibition, The Eagle Gallery, London


Akzo Nobel Art Foundation, NL
Art In Embassies, USA
British Land, London, UK
Caldic Collection, NL
Hyman Collection, UK
John Jones, London
Miniature Museum of Contemporary Art, NL
Museum Voorlinden, NL
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, US
Nottingham Castle Museum, Nottingham, UK
Pier 24, San Francisco, USA
Collection R. Patt, Brussels
The Arts Club, Dover Street, London, UK
The Ivy, London, UK
The Wellcome Collection, London, UK
Yale Center For British Art, USA


Selector for Portrait Salon Prize

Artwork commission for The New Statesman centenary issue

'The World in London' Portrait Commission, The Photographers' Gallery, London
'Dazed and Confused Cover Art Project', 20th anniversary issue, October 2011

Speaker 'The Liquid Page' Symposium, Tate Britain


Matt Roberts Art Prize, winner


Listings, WORLD OF INTERIORS, February 2020
Listings, WORLD OF INTERIORS, October 2020
Telling It Slant Review by Jane Audas, EMBROIDERY MAGAZINE, December 2019
Cadavre Exquis, POLKA, November 2019
The best new biographies and memoirs to buy for Christmas 2019, DAILY TELEGRAPH, November 2019
LIBERATION, 5 November 2019
FT Magazine, August 2019
Coup de Coeur, LA LIBRE BELGIQUE, 7 November 2019
How They Work, IMA MAGAZINE, Spring 2019.
Made To Love, Not Just Like, UPSTATE DIARY, Spring 2019. Interview by Paul Tierney.
Top Picks (Small is Beautiful), TIMES, 15 December 2018
Trending: Women Artists to Collect Right Now, CHRISTIE'S, April 2018.
Art Brussels Preview, DE MORGEN, Belgium, 15 April 2018
Art Brussels Highlight, KNACK, Belgium, 11 April 2018
TEXTIEL PLUS, NL, December 2017 (cover)
MOON MAN MAGAZINE, Edition E, November 2017
Portraits, EXIT 67, September 2017 ISSN 1577-272-1
Exhibitions, TOWN AND COUNTRY MAGAZINE, Autumn 2017
Buy out of passion, FT WEALTH, issue 45, 1 September 2017
Review, THE TELEGRAPH, Saturday 12th August 2017.
Kaleidoscope, COLUMBIA: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE AND ART, Issue 55, May 2017
A Time to Know, F22 EYES WIDE OPEN, Issue 24, May 2017
Paris Photo, la tercera dimensión, SPANISH VOGUE ONLINE, Suzy Menkes, 13 November 2016
L'EPOQUE, LE MONDE, 12 November 2016
NRC HANDELSBLAD, Opinie & Debat, 27 February 2016
GRANTA MAGAZINE, July 2015, (cover)
In The Frame, INDEPENDENT MAGAZINE, 23 May 2015
EMBROIDERY MAGAZINE, January/February 2015
NEW SCIENTIST, 3 January 2015, (cover)
A stitch in time: the dream-like world of embroidered vintage photography, Sean O'Hagan, THE GUARDIAN, 28 November, 2014
Last Words, AESTHETICA MAGAZINE, December 2014/January 2015
NO TOKENS MAGAZINE, (cover), Issue 2, November 2014
Geen Gezicht, VOLKSKRANT MAGAZINE, p39, 13 September 2014
DELUXE, NRC Weekend, pp50-53, September 2014, Netherlands
Modern Nature, Emma Hill, PRINTMAKING TODAY, pp14-15, Spring 2014, Volume 23 2014 Issue 1
Books review - Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower: Artists' Books and the Natural World, THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH, 15 June 2014 ISSN 0307-269X
On Fertile Aesthetic Ground, Judith H. Dobrzynski, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, 28 May 2014
Regeneration, The Photographers' Gallery, London review, THE FINANCIAL TIMES, 11 May 2014 barcode- 9770307176760
Critics Pick, ARTNEWS, May 2014 (cover)
The Stepford Wives, FOTOGRAF MAGAZINE (CZ) #23, 2014
Highlights of Art Rotterdam, KUNSTBEELD, February 2014
Cousu Main, Emmanuelle Lequeux, M MAGAZINE, LE MONDE, 24 January 2014
Unseen in Zicht - Stephanie Broek, ELLE, NETHERLANDS, August 2013
Art Rotterdam, KUNSTBEELD, February 2013 (cover)
Stranger Than Fiction, Diane Smyth, BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY, January 2013
Post Photography The Unknown Image, Robert Shore, ELEPHANT, Winter 2012/2013
AFTERZINE, July 2012
Time Out London Top 100, Random House, 29 May 2012, p147 - ISBN:9781407012162
The Page, PHOTOWORKS, Spring 2012
Deface Book, SLEEK MAGAZINE, Amy Binding, Spring 2012 issue
The Power of Transformation, IMAGE MAGAZINE, Helena Rhodes, AOP, London, January 2012
The London Art Fair 2012 THE TELEGRAPH, January 2012
Photography as Object, WHITEHOT MAGAZINE, July 2011
Julie Cockburn at Matt Roberts Arts, SPOONFED, 9 May 2011, George Binning
Editor's Pick Top International Shows: March 21 March 28, 2011 SAATCHI ONLINE MAGAZINE, The Marmite Prize for Painting, Rebecca Wilson
Fragments and Alterations, PLANET, January 2011, Jennifer Pappas (www.planet-mag.com)
Paper, Rock, Scissors, BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY, October 2010 Volume 157, Issue no 7781, Diane Smyth, pp 27-33 (cover)
SEESAW MAGAZINE, Issue 12 Autumn 2010, Edited by Aaron Schuman, (www.seesawmagazine.com)
YCBA Shows Sustainable Art, YALE DAILY NEWS, April 3, 2009, Carol Hsin
Previews, Rachel Potts. GARAGELAND, issue 7, Dec 2008
The Liquid Page. Brian Dillon, FRIEZE MAGAZINE, Issue 118 October 2008
The Liquid Page, BOOK ARTS NEWSLETTER No. 43 August 2008, pp 21-22, ISSN 1754-9087 (print) ISSN 1754-9086 (online)
Julie Cockburn exhibition, London, WALLPAPER.COM, 9 June 2008
The Wonders of the Recurated Wellcome Collection, THE LANCET, 2007; 370:125-126, Hilary Rose and Steven Rose
Scissor Sister, GALLERIES MAGAZINE, October 2006
The Fine Art Of Investing In An Original, THE INDEPENDENT, 15 January 2005
Bookworks. ARTREVIEW, December/January 2003
Playing Card, Matt Gibberd, WORLD OF INTERIORS, July 2001


Stickybeak, Chose Commune Paris, September 2019 (monograph)
Constructed: The Contemporary History of The Constructed Image in Photography Since 1990, Routledge/Focal Press, December 2017
Beg, Steal and Borrow, by Robert Shore, Laurence King Publishing, Summer 2017, ISBN: 978-1780679464
Eyemazing Susan Annual Pictorial, Eyemazing Editions, November 2014,
ISBN: 978-90-822754-0-7
Needlework Stitched Illustration, Monsa, November 2014, ISBN: 978-84-15829-76-8
Contemporary Portraits, Index Books, September 2014 - ISBN: 978-84-15308-67-6
Morphisisation , Ben Woodeson, August 2014 ISBN: 978 0 9575604 6 8
Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera, by Robert Shore, Laurence King Publishing, September 2014 - ISBN: 9781780672281
"Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower": Artists' Books and the Natural World, edited by Elisabeth Fairman, Yale University Press, July 2014 ISBN: 9780300204247
Scalpel, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2012
Conversations, Tycoon Press, November 2012 - ISBN-978-4-9906628-1-3 (monograph)
East Wing X Catalogue The Courtauld Institute, January 2012
Artists' Postcards by Jeremy Cooper, Reaktion Books, January 2012 - ISBN-13: 978-1861898524
Uncertain States 2011 (cat.)
The Art of Medicine, The Wellcome Collection, published by Ilex Press, October 2011 - ISBN 13: 9781907579134
EFE24, Issue 2, Spring 2011 - ISBN 9-8-0007281-0
Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010 (cat.)
Marmite Prize for Painting 2010 (cat.)
Uncertain States, Issue 5
Uncertain States 2010 (cat.)
Uncertain States, Issue 2
The Liquid Page, published by UCCA - ISBN 1-870522-50-8
Bridging the Generation Gap, Forster Gallery, 2008 (cat.)
Jerwood Drawing Prize 2007 (cat.)
Set Fra Sommerfugle Vingen, Thomas Wolsing, Denmark, 2007 (cat.)
Julie Cockburn, Campden Gallery, 2006 (cat.)
Plan B, jaggedart with foreword by Pryle Berhman, 2006 (cat.)
The Furniture Shop, Pavia, Elisa del Prete, 2006 (cat.)

Julie Cockburn

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