Matthew Cooper is an emerging visual artist from Indianapolis, Indiana. His paintings often feature a variety of media including acrylic paint, oil paint, oil stick and found objects. His often narrative work speaks to the beauty of the African and African-American people and culture through a dreamlike reality using the human anatomy to recreate a story telling narrative of courageous and resilient history.
Matthew Cooper is the Arts Council Art & Soul 2021 Featured Visual Artist.
Solo Show at Circle City Industrial Complex May 2021 (details to TBA)
Two of Matthew’s paintings can be seen on display in the windows of Gallery 924 at the Arts Council from February 1st – 28th, 2021.
Cooper studied drawing and Africana Studies at the IUPUI Herron School of Art & Design.