Cooper Holoweski was born in 1981 in Detroit, Michigan. He holds a BA in political science and BFA in printmaking from the University of Michigan and an MFA from RISD. In 2006 he was the artist in residence at Gallery Titanik in Turku, Finland. In 2009 he was awarded the RISD/Skowhegan matching grant and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. His work has been featured at Storefront Bushwick, Famous Accountants, and the Untitled Art Fair. He recently toured his piece Katabasis, a 40 min video with live score, at such venues as the Silent Barn and the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.