Drea Cofield

Drea Cofield is an artist currently working between Indianapolis, IN and Brooklyn, NY. In 2013, she received her M.F.A from Yale School of Art (New Haven, CT), and in 2008, her B.A from DePauw University (Greencastle, IN). She has exhibited in the U.S. and internationally including New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Portland, and Italy. Most recently she exhibited work in the Armory Show with 1969 Gallery in New York. Her work has been featured in the Brooklyn Rail, Artnet News, Juxtapoz, Blouin Art Info, and in Suzanne Hudson’s latest issue of Contemporary Painting (World of Art). She is the recipient of an Elizabeth Greenshields Grant and the Yale University Gloucester Painting Prize. Residencies include the Guild of Adventure Painters SWAB Mobile Residency in 2019. Besides her studio work, Drea has made four murals and painted one Prius that currently operates in San Diego, CA. She is the Founder and co-director of Bomb Pop-Up, a Brooklyn-based pop-up Art & Music initiative that focuses on providing visibility in exciting and experimental contenxts to emerging and established artists and musicians. Cofield has been a visiting artist at Cooper Union, Pratt Institute, the Lyme Academy, and School of Visual Arts. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.