Megan Cope Megan Cope i(8107933 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal Nunukul / Noonuccal people ; Aboriginal
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Megan Cope is a Quandamooka woman from North Stradbroke Island in S.E. Queensland.

She has exhibited in Australia and abroad, including the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, PARAsite Gallery in Hong Kong, and City Gallery, Wellington in New Zealand and Washington DC in the USA. Cope’s work is included in the NEWflames Anne Gamble Myer collection and she has completed public commissions for the Mater Hospital, Moreton Bay Regional Council, Gold Coast University Hospital Art Collection and the Museum of Brisbane. In 2015 The Blaktism won the Western Australian Indigenous Art Award.

In 2013, Cope was commissioned to create a major site-specific work for the My Country, I Still Call Australia Home exhibition in the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane and Next Wave Festival in Melbourne. Cope has also had work commissioned for public collections including the Mater Hospital, Moreton Bay Regional Council, Gold Coast University Hospital Art Collection and the Museum of Brisbane. Cope’s work is included in the NEWflames Anne Gamble Myer collection.

Additionally, Cope has managed and curated several art spaces and projects including tinygold, Desperate Spaces, and the artist handbook So You Want To Be An Artist, published by Artworkers Alliance. She was the Creative Director of the Brisbane Artist Run Initiatives (BARI) Festival in 2009-10.

Cope is a member of the Brisbane based Aboriginal Art Collective proppaNOW.

Sources:

Courting Blakness website, hosted by AustLit.

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2015 recipient Western Australian Indigenous Art Award Awarded $50,000
2013 recipient Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Board Grants Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Board Fellowship To create a satirical video work to be produced during 2013 and launched for Next Wave Festival 2014
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