The Anthropocene No.1 by Joshua Cocking
Anthropocentrism No.2 (self-portrait) by Joshua Cocking

Joshua Cocking

The principal motivation behind the work and practise of artist Joshua Cocking is a focus on humanist, environmental and technological issues.

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A Melbourne artsist curently based in Western Australia, Cocking has won multiple awards including the Cossack Art Prize, the West Kimberley Art Prize, the Shinju Matsuri Art Prize (2018, 2017, 2011) and won commendation awards in prestigious prizes such as the Paddington Art Prize, The Black Swan Prize for Portraiture, the Hedland Art Prize, and people's choice awards at the Midwest Art Prize. He has also held residencies at the Fremantle Art Centre, Fremantle and Cossack, Western Australia.

Education

2002  Graduate Diploma in Education, Melbourne University, VIC 
2000  Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), Monash University, Melbourne, VIC 
1997 Visual Arts, Gordon institute of TAFE Geelong, VIC

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