Phoebe     Cope

forthcoming exhibitions of work:

Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum At Home In the Southern Uplands: a Painter's Child,  Solo Show of Landscape Paintings and Sculpture, MAY 1st-31st 2018

Nunnsyard Gallery, Norwich  At Home in East Anglia: the Other Half, 2 man show with Mungo McCosh of Paintings and Prints,  April 2019

Tweeddale Museum, Peebles Landscapes in my Father's Garden, Solo show of  Paintings & Bronze Sculpture  tbc in 2019

email phoebecope (at) gmail (dot) com to be sent exhibition catalogue

Phoebe Cope (b. Dublin) is an Irish painter living in Scotland. She has exhibited  in the RA, RHA, RSA and the RSPP.

Her works are represented in numerous private collections in Ireland and the UK. 

For further information: email: phoebecope (at) gmail (dot) com or tel: +44 7980 575377

Curriculum Vitae


2002  Hons Degree, The Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, St. Anne's College, Oxford University

2004-2006 MA level Post-Grad Dip, Royal Drawing School, London. Bursary Student

1999 Irish Leaving Certificate, Gaelcholaiste Cheatharlach, Carlow

 Selected Exhibitions & Awards

2017 Ruth Borchard Exhibition of Self Portraits, Piano Nobile Gallery Kings Place London until Sept 22nd

2016 Royal Hibernian Academy Summer show, V&A plaster Court painting selected

2016 Lynn Painter Prize exhibition London,  'Pignano Cherry Tree' 

2016 Gordon W Smith Painting Award exhibition, Dovehouse Gallery Edinburgh, 'Woodpiles beneath Snow'

2015 Maverick Projects Peckham,  Signal Failure II group show

2014 Moritz-Heyman Residency Award in March, Pignano,  Italy

2014 & in 2012  RSPP, self-portrait painting and drawing  selected 

2014 Cill Rialaig Project Award in June, Ballinaskelligs, Kerry, Ireland 

2014 & 2015 Kilkenny Arts Festival in August  at Shankill

2014 Origin Gallery Dublin,  2 man show 

2013 Turner's House Twickenham, group show June

2013 October group show, The Royal Courts of Justice

2012  Lynn Painter Stainers Prize, drawing selected

2012 City of London School artist-in-residence and end of year exhibition 

2012 Touring show USA, Irish Heritage Centre in Chicago & Jacques Lami in Dallas

2012 & in 2013 Royal Scottish Academy Open Edinburgh, paintings selected

2011 3 month teaching residency at the International Institute of Fine Art Delhi 

2011 Royal Hibernian Academy painting selected

2011 Van Cleef & Arpel mural commission of the Hermitage in St. Petersburg May

2010  Royal Hibernian Academy, sculpture selected

2010 Solomon Gallery Dublin, group show

2010 C4RD Centre for Recent Drawing group show, Kilkenny Arts Festival

2007-2009 Machin Art Foundation artist-in-residence, Staffordshire & 4 Sydney Close Studios 

2009 Thomas Williams Gallery London, solo show

2008 Independants Liverpool Biennale group show, curated by Projection Gallery

2008 Hackney WickeD Festival group show at Mission Arts Club

2008 Inaugural show of Centre for Recent Drawing C4RD,  Highbury & Islington

2008 Machin Art Foundation artist- in-residence, Staffs, with an end of year show

2007 Grizedale Project Cumbria, residency award  July

2007 Hinterland show, Thomas Williams Fine Art, London

2006 Cill Rialaig Project Ballinaskelligs, residency award

2006 Kilcock Gallery Dublin, solo show

2005 painting selected for Royal Academy Summer show

2005  & in  2006 Princes Drawing School end of year Prize Award

2004 Ruskin Degree Show mural purchased for Bank of Ireland art collection, and touring exhibition

2003 Teaching full time in Irish at Gaelscoil Eoghain Ui Thuaraisc, Carlow

2002 Ruskin School of Art Degree show in June

2001 M.O.L.T. St. Anne's College, Oxford, solo show

1997& in 1998  Slogadh painting 1st prizes twice, exhibitions in the Oireachtas in Dublin


1997 The Irish Times, Aidan Dunne 

2007 The Financial Times, ' An Ardent Accumulator' on art collection of David Linley

2010 Art-Sleuth by Lucy Pallot

2010  Mac magazine by Dorothy Feaver

2011 Nerve Magazine by Sandra Gibson

2012 '22-26', Critic's Choice,The Financial Times by Jackie Wullschlager

2016 Gordon W Smith Award, Scotsman on Sunday