Matt Cooper is active/lives in North Carolina. Matt Cooper is known for genre, figure, docudrama.
North Carolina painter Matt Cooper (b. 1960) is a storyteller, a narrator of the dark side of the human condition. His paintings question a great range of contemporary issues from racism, to isolation, to religious zealousness. In many instances he documents the human dramas that result from abuses of alcohol, drugs and power.
This African-American artist sees with great clarity and paints with deep potency what our society would often rather not see.
Cooper was born in rural North Carolina and spent his high school years in Europe, the son of a career military father. This connection to the rural South combined with wider experiences abroad and in large urban centers has given Cooper the ability to see things from ... Displaying 750 of 1200 characters.