About

Cos is currently studying his MA Fina Art at Liverpool John Moores University
For a full CV, please contact the artist info@cos-ahmet.co.uk
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Education
MA Fine Art, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool (current)
BA Hons Constructed Textiles, Middlesex University, London


Awards / Projects / Residencies
2019 ___Artist in Residence, MAKE Liverpool, North Docks, Liverpool
2019 ___Kate Derum Award 2019, ATW, Melbourne, Australia Finalist
2017 ___Arts Council England, New body of work- Points of Juncture
2017 ___The Lost Diagrams of Walter Benjamin, curator, Helen Clarke
2016 ___Theo Moorman Trust Award Bursary for new body of work
2015 ___Kate Derum Award 2015, ATW, Melbourne, Australia Finalist
2015 ___Artist in Residence, Fabric Residency, Ardwick Mill, Manchester
2013 ___Cover Artist in Residence, Yuck 'n Yum Quarterly Magazine
2012 ___MM1: London / Tel-Aviv, Curators, Sharon Toval & Nimrod Vardi


Selected One-Man Exhibitions
2017 ___Cos Ahmet: Points of Juncture, Forty Hall Estate, London
2016 ___Thread Is A Thought, Various venues, London & Dublin
2015 ___When Cotton Was King, Fabric Residency, Manchester
2011 ___Cos Ahmet: Self Seeing, The Stone Space, London
2009 ___Shadows Sit & Wait for Me, Waterloo Gallery, London
2007 ___Cos Ahmet: Life Force, Waterloo Gallery, London


Selected Group Exhibitions
2020 ___Forthcoming: Output Open 5, Output Gallery, Liverpool
2020 ___Vol.2: MA Fine Art Show, Exhibition Research Lab, LJMU, Liverpool
2020 ___Vol.1: MA Fine Art Show, Exhibition Research Lab, LJMU, Liverpool
2019 ___MA Fine Art Show, MAKE Liverpool, North Docks, Liverpool
2019 ___Micro, curators Becky Wild & Alan Baker, AIR Gallery, Manchester
2019 ___Kate Derum Award 2019: The Finalists Exhibition, ATW, Melbourne, Australia
2018 ___Chromophobia, curators Ami Mizrahi & Robin Sukatorn, Sloe Gallery, Manchester
2018 ___Interregnum, curators Morgan Cahn & Alex Tobin, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, US
2018 ___Yuck 'n Yum Compendium Launch, Generator Projects, Dundee, Scotland
2018 ___Fe/Male, An Exhibition on Gender, Sexuality & Identity, AIR Gallery, Manchester
2017 ___MISS READ Art Book Festival, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2017 ___Small World, PS Mirabel Gallery, Part of Manifest Arts Festival, Manchester
2016 ___DEBASER, Curated by Cultivate, (BSMT) Basement Space Gallery, London
2015 ___Kate Derum Award 2015: The Finalists Exhibition, ATW, Melbourne, Australia
2014 ___PLAN.OPEN.Neo.Craft, Curators Nimrod Vardi, Caroline Harris, Arebyte, London
2013 ___Punk Salon, Curators Ismail Erbil & Patrick Michalopoulos, Schwartz Gallery, London
2013 ___Creekside Open 2013, selected & curated by Paul Noble, A.P.T Gallery, London
2012 ___MM1 Project: Question.Reaction.Examination.Reaction, Alfred Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2012 ___MM1 Project: De-Construct/Re-Construct/We-Construct, Arbeit Gallery, London
2012 ___Artists' Books: Book Week Scotland, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
2012 ___Wandering Rocks, Curated by Stephen Snoddy, The Stone Space, London
2012 ___Three x Three, Curated by Sean Worrall, Cultivate, Vyner Street, London
2011 ___Roofraiser: Ten Days To Comply, curators Ten Tracks, Various Venues, Edinburgh
2010 ___Holding Time, Curated by Darshana Vora, The M.P. Birla Gallery, London
2010 ___Drench/Absorb, Curators Amelia Francis & Simone Wallace, Oblong Gallery, London


Selected Publications & Catalogues
2019 ___Forthcoming: The Art Is The Cloth, written by Micala Sidore, Schiffer Publishing
2018 ___Cos Ahmet: Points of Juncture, Exhibition Book, Forty Hall Estate Publishing
2018 ___The Yuck 'n Yum Compendium (2008 - 2013), Yuck 'n Yum Publishing
2017 ___The Lost Diagrams of Walter Benjamin, Ma Bibliothèque Publishing
2013 ___Creekside Open 2013, selected by Paul Noble, Exhibition Catalogue
2013 ___Cover Artist in Residence, Issues 21 - 24, Yuck 'n Yum Magazine
2012 ___MM1: Question.Reaction.Examination.Reaction., Exhibition Catalogue
2012 ___MM1: De-Construct/Re-Construct/We-Construct Exhibition Catalogue
2011 ___NABROAD / Måg Magazine, Artist Feature, Måg | Issue Three
2011 ___Roofraiser/Ten Tracks: Ten Days To Comply, Exhibition Catalogue
2010 ___Holding Time, curator Darshana Vora, Exhibition Catalogue


Collections
Aukett Fitzroy Robinson Architects (UK)
Harwood Bauhofer Apex Collection (UK)
Wellhouse Trust Arts Projects (UK)
ArtBeat Public Art Collection (UK)

Private Collections in the UK, America, Greece, Israel & The Netherlands