Torii Cooper

Torii Cooper
Mixed media and apoxi sculpt, 2014
Courtesy of the artist
Value: $175
Starting bid: $90
Minimum bid increment: $25

About the artist
Raised in Laguna Beach, Torii Cooper grew up with an appreciation for art and a love of the outdoors. In 1991, having studied photography at Orange Coast College, she joined the National Park Service and soon became the Archaeological Photographer at Mesa Verde National Park. In 2000 she returned to her studies in art at California State University Long Beach, gaining a BFA in Sculpture and an MFA with an emphasis in Ceramics.

About the work
In this mixed media work, Cooper depicts a delicate fawn nestled in a bed of intricately sculpted leaves. Her experience in the environmental field serves as the inspiration and driving force behind her work.

Selected collections

  • California State University Long Beach
  • Doug Buis
  • Barbara Hoag

Selected exhibitions

  • La Luza Palooza, La Luz De Jesus, Los Angeles, 2013
  • La Luza Palooza, La Luz De Jesus, Los Angeles, 2012
  • Solo exhibition, Billy Shire Fine Art, Culver City, 2010.

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