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CMAD Exhibit Features Mark Cooper

A collaboration between Columbus Museum of Art and Design (CMAD) and Indiana University Center for Art+Design (IUCA+D) brings Boston-based artist Mark Cooper to Columbus for a thought-provoking exhibit with an opening reception on Tuesday, July 9 at 6PM. The exhibit will be on display through September 12 at IUCA+D.

The “YuYu Columbus” exhibit will feature Indiana native Mark Cooper who is making his triumphant return to his hometown state to create an engaging community collaboration after 40 years of building his career as an artist and educator of national renown. This exhibition includes contributions from Columbus community members to over twenty sculptural pieces and two-dimensional works in artistic collaboration with Mr. Cooper.

“YuYu” is a reference to the Yu Yuan gardens of Shanghai where the diverse elements of air, water, earth and artifact exist in astounding combination with each other.

Mark Cooper is Adjunct Professor at Boston College and serves on the Faculty of the School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Mr. Cooper’s work is included in many private and public collections and he has exhibited at the Boston ICA, The Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston College Museum, Capitol Children’s Museum in Washington, DC, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Grounds, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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