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Paula Cooper, American art dealer. Named honoree, New York Studio School, 2001; recipient Art Table award for distinguished service to the visual arts, 2001. Member of Art Dealers Association American (board directors 1982-1986, 1988-1990, 1997—2000, vice president board directors 1997—2000), Art Students League.

Background

Cooper, Paula was born on March 14, 1938 in Massachusetts, United States.

Education

Student, Pierce College, Athens, Greece. Student, Sorbonne, Paris. Student, Goucher College.

Student, Institute Fine Arts, New York University. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Rhode Island School Design, 1995.

Career

Assistant, World House Galleries, New York City, 1959-1961; private dealer, 1962-1963; with, Paula Johnson Gallery, New York City, 1964-1965; director, Park Place Gallery, New York City, 1965-1967; director, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, since 1968. Chairman, Board Of Directors Kitchen Center, New York City, 1985-1995.

Membership

Member of Art Dealers Association American (board directors 1982-1986, 1988-1990, 1997—2000, vice president board directors 1997—2000), Art Students League.