EDUCATION:

2013 M.F.A., Painting & Printmaking, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT.

2008 B.A. in Studio Art & East Asian Studies, DePauw University, Geencastle, IN.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2017  Ocotillo, Group Show curated by Jonathan DeDecker, Stella Elkins Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2016  GRAMMAR, Group Exhibition, Coustof Waxman Gallery, New York, NY.

Rise & Grind, a Mural & Exhibition by Drea Cofield. Ideal Glass Gallery, New York, NY

Bomb Pop-Up!. Group Exhibition. 1822 Fulton Street. Brooklyn, NY.

Drea Cofield . Solo Exhibition. Durden & Ray. Los Angeles, CA.

2015   The Landscape Changes 30 Times. Group Exhibition. Anahita Gallery. Tehran, Iran.

2014   Night Garten Mural by Drea Cofield Opening. Olde Mecklenberg Brewery. Charlotte, NC.

2013   For Ed: Splendor in the Grass with Olympic Lad & Lass. Group Exhibition curated by Robert Storr. New Haven, CT.

Seduction. Group Exhibition. C.C.C.P. North Light Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.

We Had Lunch Together. Solo Exhibition. Aisling Gallery at The Study. New Haven, CT

Painting & Printmaking Thesis Exhibition. Yale School of Art. New Haven, CT

2012  Second-Year MFA Painting Exhibition. Yale School of Art. New Haven, CT

2012  Video Screening Curated by Meredith James & Michel Auder. New York City, NY.

2011   First-Year MFA Painting Exhibition. Yale School of Art. New Haven, CT.

Figuratively Speaking. Group Exhibition. Twenty-Two Gallery. Charlotte, NC.

2010  Solo Exhibition. Whiskey Warehouse. Charlotte, NC.

2010  The Hot Ones Only Get Hotter. Group Exhibition. Rogue Elefant Gallery. Indianapolis, IN

2009  Fetish. Duo Exhibition. The Low Road Gallery. Greencastle, IN

 Group Exhibition. International School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, Montecastello, Italy

2008  Senior Show 2008. Group Exhibition. Richard E. Peeler Art Center. DePauw University. Greencastle, IN.

 The Mirror. Solo Exhibition. Richard E. Peeler Art Center. DePauw University. Greencastle, IN.

AWARDS/HONORS:

2015  Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant Nominee

2012  Yale School of Art, Gloucester Painting Prize

2011   The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

Art Residency with Odd Nerdrum, Stavern, Norway.

2009 National Society of Arts & Letters, Naomi Winston Scholarship

Fifth-Year Intern Honor Program. DePauw University Art Department. Greencastle, IN.

Art Residency at the International School of Painting, Drawing, & Sculpture, Montecastello di Vibio, Italy

2008 Fritz-Smith Memorial Award. DePauw University Acquisition. Greencastle, IN.

WRITING/PUBLICATIONS:

2017 The Brooklyn Rail, April 2017, Illustrations for Critic's Page, Pages 7, 8, 10,11,13,14, 15.

2016 Precog Magazine, Vol. 2 “Techno-S”, contributor, “Shag Shag,” “ ’Slighting”.

CURATORIAL PROJECTS:

2017 BPU02: I Want to Believe. A Six-Day Art & Music Residency by BombPop!Up Productions including a Group Art Show curated by Drea Cofield., Music Performances, Social Programming & Fundraising, and a printed pamphlet of artist-made conspiracy theories. Coustof Waxman Annex, 10 Montgomery Street, New York, NY.

2016 Bomb Pop-Up! Show: A Three-day Three-Story Art & Music Show Curated by Drea Cofield including 34 artists, a Group Show, 13 Project Spaces, 2 Art Performances, 4 Music Performances, one DJ, & one Zine. 1822 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY.