Joshua Cocking

The principal motivation behind the work and practise of Western Australian artist Joshua Cocking is a focus on humanist, environmental and technological issues. 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. Cocking is represented by Linton and Kay Galleries in Perth.