Marcel Cousins was born in Melbourne in 1972. He was awarded a Bachelor of Graphic Design at Swinburne University, Melbourne in 1993, a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Printmaking at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne in 1998. In 1999 the travelled to Japan and spent a year as a research student at the Tokyo National University of Music & Fine Art and then completed a Master of Arts at the University in 2002. Working in the mediums of painting, printmaking, sculpture and installation, he has held solo exhibitions in Tokyo, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane since 1998. As well he has been the recipient of numerous prizes, awards and grants including the 2000 Monbusho Scholarship, Japanese Ministry of education, Masters Student in 2000, a Finalist, Conrad Jupiters Award, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Gold Coast in 2005, a Finalist, Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo in 2007 and a Finalist, Mosman Art Prize in the same year.
The total number of works by Marcel Cousins offered for sale by auction since 2007 is 22, of which 9 (41%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $2,400 for Untitled Jpeg 2# (Design) sold by Deutscher and Hackett in November 2007. This year 2 works have been offered for sale. Works by Marcel Cousins are held by the National Gallery of Australia and Art Gallery of Western Australia.
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