Stephen Cox RA
MAJOR AWARDS Arts Cncl. 1978 and 1980, Br Cncl bursaries 1978 and 1979, Hakone Open Air Museum prize Japan 1985, Indian Triennale Gold medal 1986, Goldhill Sculpture prize Royal Acad 1988, subject of book by Henry Moore Fndn, The Sculpture of Stephen Cox 1995; Snr research Fell. Wimbledon Sch of Art 1995-96, Bryan Montgomery visiting fell. in sculpture Lincoln Coll. Oxford 2009; Elected to the Royal Academy 2010
SOLO EXHIBITIONS Tate Gallery, Lisson Gallery, Nigel Greenwood Gallery, 25 Festival dei Due Mondi Spoleto 1982, Bath Festival Artsite 1988, Arnolfini Gallery Bristol 1985 (touring to Moma), also Amsterdam, Milan, Rome, Gothenberg, Bari, Florence, Geneva, Basle, Paris, New Delhi (Brit. Rep. Indian Triennale 1986)), Museum of Egyptian Modern Art Cairo 1995, Stephen Cox: Surfaces and Stones of Egypt Henry Moore Inst 1995, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew 1995-96, An Indian Decade 3 exhibitions – Art Today Gallery, Indian Cncl for Cultural Rels (ICCR) Ajanta Gallery and Jamali Kamali Gardens, Dulwich Picture Gallery 1997, Glyndebourne Opera House 1998, Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art 1998-99, Interior Space (Santa Maria Della Scala) Siena 1999, Fasti (Museum Archeologico Aosta Italy) 2000, Organs of Action (Culture Gallery) NY 2001, Eyestorm Gallery London 2004, Mappa Mundi (Hereford Cathedral and Meadow Gallery Burford) 2004, San Fracesco Della Scarpa Bari 2005, Stephen Cox: Sculptor, origins and influences (Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery) 2006, Sculpture in the Quads (Lincoln Coll Oxford) 2009;
GROUP EXHIBITIONS Paris Biennale 1977, British Sculpture in the Twentieth Century (Whitechapel Art Gallery) 1981, Venice Biennale 1982 and 1984, New Art Tate Gallery 1983, Int Garden Festival Liverpool 1984, Int Survey of Painting and Sculpture (Moma NY) 1984, 40 Years of Modern Art 1945-85 (Tate Gallery), British Art in the 1980’s (Brussels) Moma, New Displays (Tate Gallery) 1992, Sculptors Drawings (Tate Gallery) 1994, Time Machine (British Museum) 1994-95 (travelling to Museo Egizio Torino), Hathill Fndn Goodwood, Centenary Display (Tate Gallery) 1997, British Sculpture (Schloss Ambrass Innsbruck,) Kamakura Mie Sapporo (Japanese tour), Encounters: New Art from Old (Nat. Gallery), Sculpture and the Divine (Winchester Cathedral) 2000, Thinking Big: Exhibition of British sculpture (Guggenheim Venice) 2002, Lingam of a 1000 Lingams (Cass Sculpture Fndn) 2002, British Sculptor’s Drawings (Brit. Museum) 2008-09; Collections Tate Gallery, V&A, Brit. Museum, Brit Cncl., Arts Cncl, Walker Art Gallery Liverpool, Henry Moore Centre for Sculpture, Hunterian Art Gallery, Groningen Museum Netherlands, Peter Ludwig Collection FRG, Fogg Museum USA, Hakone Open Air Museum Japan, Gori Collection Celle Pistoia Italy;
COMMISSIONS Tondo: Ascension (Royal Festival Hall) 1983, Cairo Opera House (FCO cmmn) 1988-89, Ganapathi & Devi (Broadgate London) 1989, Osirisisis (Stockley Park London) 1991, Hymn (Univ of Kent Canterbury) 1991, Mantra (Br Cncl building New Delhi) 1992, Echo (Fleet Place Ludgate), Reredos, altar, font and stations of the cross (Church of St Paul Haringey), Rajiv Gandhi Samadhi New Delhi (central feature) 1995-97, Adam and Eve vessels St Luke’s Chelsea 1996, Eucharist Cathedral Church of St Nicholas Newcastle upon Tyne 1997, Br High Cmmn Canberra Aust (Tribute Sculpture, FCO Cmmn) 1997, faceted column Finsbury pavement London 1999, altar St Anselm’s Chapel Canterbury Cathedral consecrated 2006 (ACE Award for Art in a Religious Context 2007), Castle Quay Catamarans (Jersey Marina) 2008, Tribute to Saint Anselm Installation (Aosta Cathedral Italy) 2009, Peregrine Sculpture at Goodwood 2009, Virgin Mary and Saint Midred (Tower Gateway Lincoln Coll Oxford) 2009, Stoup for Canterbury Cathedral 2009, Eight Works Four Seasons Hotel Park Lane 2010.