Cornelia Parker

Cornelia Parker (Cheshire, United Kingdom, 1956). She has presented her work in a large number of solo and group exhibitions worldwide. Recent solo exhibitions include: Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain, Whitechapel Gallery, London (Curation for Collections Gallery of the UK Government Art Collection) 2011, Cornelia Parker Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester 2015; Magna Carta (An Embroidery) British Library London, The Whitworth, Manchester, and The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (2015); One More Time, a Terrace Wires commission for St. Pancras International Station, London, co-presented by Royal Academy of Arts (2015). This year she was commissioned to make a site-specific installation, Transitional Object (PsychoBarn) for the Metropolitan Museum’s Roof Garden. Group exhibitions include 8th Sharjah Biennial, UAE 2007, 16th Biennale of Sydney 2008 Medals of Dishonour, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (2012); 4th Guangzhou Triennial, China (2012); Gwangju Biennale, South Korea (2014) and this year as London’s Foundling Museum Hogarth Fellow, she has curated an exhibition there, FOUND featuring 69 contemporary artists. She has works in numerous museums and private collections worldwide including Tate, V&A, British Museum in London, MoMa and the Metropolitan Museum in NY. Parker was elected to the Royal Academy of Arts in 2009 and became an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) 2010.