Curator's Corner: Elizabeth Cooper
Last updated 12/10/2020 at 10:19am
Elizabeth Cooper (1877-1936) was a highly regarded Modernist painter and printmaker in Seattle during the 1920s and 1930s.
An early member of Women Painters of Washington, she exhibited with the organization as well as the Northwest Annuals at the Seattle Art Institute and the Seattle Art Museum and the Northwest Printmakers Society.
She was born in Nottingham, England, and after moving to the U.S., and attended the Mark Hopkins Art Institute in San Francisco (now the San Francisco Art Institute). After moving to Seattle around 1915, she continued her art production and later attended the...