Cotey Pope

2019 Program Artist

Cotey Pope (born in Welland, ON, Canada; lives in Toronto, ON, Canada) is a multi-disciplinary artist, and performer. Her work addresses comedy and personal narrative in relation to sculpture, video and performance. Pope studied Sculpture and Installation at OCADU. Her thesis film The Cotey Show investigates the act of performing the self, while disrupting the filmic façade and critiquing the representation of the artist in popular culture. Her work has been shown at the Toronto International Film Festival, XPACE, Gallery 1313, LA Contemporary Archive, Art TO, and Life of a Craphead’s DOORED.


Read me, Love me, Leave me: Toronto Art Book Fair

Read me, Love me, Leave me explores different modes of reading through collaboration, humour, and storytelling. Invited guest artists, including Life of a Craphead, Katie Lyle & Shelby Wright, and Cotey Pope, respond to works that they have created, admire, find inspirational, or spark curiosity. In the spirit of open-mic, members of the public are […]