Sara Cooper

Newcastle & Gateshead

Sara’s practice encompasses drawings, print, film and objects; often developed collaboratively in response to natural/urban environments and associated social histories.

In 2017, she gained a post-graduate award in Collaborative Practice where her research addressed how artists engage with landscapes and ecology. Recent work has included Re-imagining Pandon Dene , a wildflower meadow and research co-created with Shieldfield residents and shown in HabitAbility exhibition, Newbridge Project.

UNIT Unit 27 The Beacon Centre North Shields NE26 3PR


2022 Habit Ability Exhibition – vitrine & plant list, research for Re-imagining Pandon Dene, Newbridge Gallery, Shieldfield, Newcastle

2021-22 Re-imagining Pandon Dene, Wildflower Meadow
Public art commission with Dwellbeing Shieldfield, Newcastle

2021 NZ4920 (code 142)
Celebrating Hidden Middlesbrough exhibition, The Masham, Middlesbrough

2020-21 NZ4920 (code 142), Installation – Tunnel Gallery, Middlesbrough Railway Station

2019-20 #Untitled10 Residency & exhibition, Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

2019 Thread I & Thread II video films
Fragile Earth: seeds, weeds and plastic crust, exhibition, mima, Middlesbrough

2017 Orderland, site-responsive works with Institute of Urban Dreaming
Architectures of Displacement exhibition, Tate Exchange, Liverpool

2017 Margins: Object & Context exhibition, Benzie Gallery, MMU, Manchester

2016 Thread II video, Localism exhibition, mima, Middlesbrough

Skills & Experience

  • DBS Checked
  • Project management
  • Visiting lecturer (HE)
  • Visiting lecturer (FE)
  • Working with schools (secondary)
  • Workshsops (adult)
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