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Rhian Cooke is an artist based in Leeds who works across sculpture, installation and moving image. Exploring the fine balance between handmade and the digital. Telling ongoing stories about nature and the environment.

Education
BA (Hons) Fine Art, Leeds Arts University, 2017
Lincoln College, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, 2013-2014

Awards
Yorkshire Sculpture International Associate Artist (Supported by Henry Moore Institute, The Hepworth Wakefield, Leeds Art Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park & Yorkshire Sculpture International, January - September 2019)

Commissions
Random Acts North Commission (Northern Tyneside Cinema,True North Productions and HOME Manchester,UK, 2018)
Bicentenary of Anne Brontё Engagement Project + Beckfoot Thornton Students (South Square Gallery, Thornton, Bradford, UK, 2019-20)
Material Matters (Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, UK, 2021)

Selected Exhibitions
Solo Exhibition: Divide by Two (BLANK_Gallery,Index Festival, University Centre Leeds, UK, 2019)
Associated Matter (Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK, 2019)
Open at All Souls’ (All Souls’ Church, Leeds, UK, 2018)
Common Points (Serf, Leeds, UK, 2017).

Selected Screenings
Re-shift, Re-calibrate Curated by Myriam Mouflih Online, (Pavillion, Leeds, UK, 2020)
An Eye To Notice Them (Hyde Park Picture House, Poor Image Projects, Leeds, UK, 2019)
Theme From ‘The Gentle Touch’ (Pavilion Artist Moving Image Network Screening Weekend, Index Festival, Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds, UK, 2019)
The Video Art Film Club (Leyden Gallery, London, UK,2018)
Leeds Digital Art Festival (Millenium Square, Leeds, UK, 2018)
Playback Festival 2018 (In Association with Random Acts, The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK, 2018)

Residencies
The Art House Graduate Residency (The Art House, Wakefield, UK, 2017)
Serf Graduate Residency (Serf Studios, Leeds, UK, 2017)

Press
2019 Yorkshire Sculpture International Associate Artist, The Yorkshire Post
2019 Divide by Two, Blank_ Gallery, Corridor 8 2020 Anne Brontё Exhibition, South Square Gallery, Telegraph & Argus

Other
Member of Freehold Projects, Leeds

Full cv available on request