1976 - ?

Ed Cooper

Edward William Cooper, was born at Ipswich in 1976, son of Martin B. Cooper and his wife Elizabeth née Millar, who married at Kensington, London in 1974. Ed was educated at St Helens Primary School and Northgate High School, Ipswich and then studied General Art & Design at Ipswich Art School 1994-1996, going on to complete a degree in Painting and Drawing at Swansea School of Higher Education. Following his degree, he returned to Ipswich in 2000, taking various office jobs but continued painting until in 2006, he focused solely on his art, studying the theory of drawing and painting and taking regular life drawing classes. In 2009, he completed his Post Graduate Certificate in Education at the new University Campus Suffolk at Ipswich, and now teaches adults in a number of classes, sharing his great enthusiasm for painting, drawing and working from the life model. In recent years Ed has focused on the surrounding landscape and simple still life arrangements and has exhibited at Ipswich Tourist Information Centre 2004; solo show at St Mary-at-the-Quay, Ipswich 2006; Open Exhibition at Halesworth Gallery 2006; Eyestorm Gallery, Open Exhibition 2007; Ferini Art Gallery, From the Model 2008; Ipswich Art Society, Open Exhibtion 2009; Solo Show, Vintage 46, Wickham Market and solo show, Frame Workshop, Ipswich 2013 amongst others. His website is

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