WOKE : a solo presentation of Ashley Norwood Cooper at VOLTA NYC 2020
Finding Humor at VOLTA New York 2020Nancy Elsamanoudi, Arcade Project Zine, March 6, 2020
The Thrill of Unpredictability at Two Art FairsJillian Steinhauer, The New York Times, March 5, 2020
VOLTA | NYC 2020WOKE : a presentation of works by Ashley Norwood Cooper 4 - 8 Mar 2020ZINC contemporary is pleased to exhibit a solo presentation of works by New York-based artist Ashley Norwood Cooper. Her large scale imaginative works engender dialogue surrounding the history of male dominance in the art world, while shedding light on the schizophrenic role of the artist-mother-wife-teacher, the multiplicity so many grapple with. Norwood Cooper feels she became a serious artist despite receiving feedback that having kids would diminish her career, instead she observes, “it informs my art even as it devours the time and energy I have to create.” Through the...