2006 M.F.A., Painting, Claremont Graduate University
1998 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
1997 A.B., Art & Archaeology, Magna cum Laude, Princeton University
World Without End, Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ
Supermodern, Launch LA, Los Angeles, CA
in flux, Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA
Vergence, Cerritos College Gallery, Norwalk, CA
Invirtuality, Autonomie, Los Angeles, CA
Working Space, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
Best Laid Plans, Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont, CA
On Board, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA
Featured video artist, LACDA, Los Angeles
Cerriots Collects: Archival Beginnings (Objects from the Permanent Collection), Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA
Featured video artist, LACDA, Los Angeles
The Intuitionists, Drawing Center, New York, NY, catalogue, curated by Lisa Segal
The Subterraneans, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, catalogue
TarFest 10 Year Anniversary, Variety Building, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Holly Harrison, LACMA
Oasis, Shangri-La Arts, Joshua Tree, CA, curated by Durden & Ray
La Cosa Nostra, Gallerie Rheeway, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Max Presneill
Speculative Materialism II, Andi Campognone Projects, Pomona, CA
FLAG STOP 2011, South Bay Lexus, Torrance, CA, curated by Steven Hampton
Speculative Materialism: Abstract Art and its Conditions, D-Block Projects, Long Beach, CA, curated by Grant Vetter
Volume, AT1:Projects, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Andrea Neustein
Forever Now, East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont, CA, curated by David Pagel
Edenistic Divergence, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA, curated by Andi Campognone
12x12x122, BECA Gallery/CoLab Projects, New Orleans, LA
Emerging Artists Auction, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY
Infrastructure, Wignall Museum, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, catalogue, curated by Roman Stollenwerk
Sum of Parts, dba256, Pomona, CA, curated by Andi Campognone
Velocity, Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
Water Garden, Santa Monica, CA, curated by Helen Varola
Summer Group Show, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Meltdown, Salon Oblique, Venice, CA
LAAA South Biannual, LAAA South, Hermosa Beach, CA, juried by Susan Cross, Mass MoCA
Modular: New Art from Los Angeles, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO, catalogue, curated by Dana Turkovic
TarFest 2006, Desmonds Building, Miracle Mile, Los Angeles, CA
Greater Los Angeles Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, California State University, Long Beach, CA
Supersonic, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA, catalogue
Scale, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA, juried by Caryn Coleman, Sixspace Gallery
New Math, LACDA, Los Angeles, CA
In the Game, Bancroft Gallery, Cohasset, MA, juried by William Stover, Asst. Curator of Contemporary Art, MFA Boston
Greater LA MFA: A Student to Student Invitational, California State University, Long Beach, CA
2007-2013 Viewing Program, The Drawing Center, NY, NY
2007 Finalist, NY NY 2007, myartspace.com, juried by Jessica Morgan (Tate Modern), James Rondeau (Art Institute of Chicago), and Steven Zevitas (New American Paintings)
2006 Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant Program Award - Nominee
2005 CGU MFA Fellowship
1996 Internship, Department of Photography/Rights & Reproductions, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
"Friday Art Pick: Hollis Cooper." L'Etoile Magazine [Minneapolis, MN]. 05 Aug 2011.
Paulus, Nathan. "Working Space by Hollis Cooper." The Houston Press. 03 Mar 2011.
Hendley, Meghan. "The Front Row: Hollis Cooper at Lawndale Art Center." KUHF 88.7FM, Houston, TX. 28 Feb 2011.
Davies, Stacy. "Paradise Lost." Inland Empire Weekly. 17 Dec 2009.
Lieu, Lynn. "Pick of the Week: Edenistic Divergence" Inland Empire Weekly. 03 Dec 2009.
Sherwin, Brian. "Art Space Talk: Hollis Cooper." Myartspace.com. 15 Oct 2008.
Davies, Stacey. "Connecting the Dots." Inland Empire Weekly Vol. 2 Issue 49. March 2008.
Myartspace.com, NY NY 2007 Exhibition catalogue. January 2008.
"Gallery Highlights." Alarm Magazine Issue 27. Summer 2007. 16.
Krainak, Paul. "Modular: New Art from Los Angeles." Art Papers July/August 2007.
"Index." Artworld Digest [Brooklyn, NY] March 2007.
Bonetti, David. "White Flag Projects." St. Louis Post-Dispatch 4 Feb 2007.
Callahan, Teresa. "Raising the flag." West End Word [St. Louis, MO] 24 Jan 2007.
McMillan, Megan. "Modular: New Art from Los Angeles at White Flag Projects." 11 Jan 2007.
Bonetti, David. "White Flag unveils LA creativity." St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 4 Jan 2007.
New American Paintings ed. Stephen Zevitas. No. 67. Boston: Open Studios Press, January 2007. 38-41.
The Flame ed. Geri Silviera. Vol. 7. No. 2. Claremont: Claremont Graduate University, Summer 2006. 40.
2006-2016 Lecturer, Art Department, California State University, San Bernardino, CA
2011-2013 Visiting Lecturer, Art Department, Scripps College, Claremont, CA