Megan Cope is a Quandamooka woman (North Stradbroke Island) in South East Queensland. Her site-specic sculptural installations, video work, paintings and public art investigate issues relating to identity, the environment and mapping practices.
Cope’s work has featured in the NGV Triennial 2020, UNSW Galleries presentation for Sydney Festival, Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art (2020), The National (2017), and Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial (2017) and many more. In 2017-19 Cope was the Ocial Australian War Artist.
Her works are held in the collections of the National Gallery of Victoria, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, National Gallery Australia, Musées de la Civilisation: Canada, and more. Her public art commissions include Weelam Ngalut at Monash University, The Koorie Art Commission, Melbourne Museum and You Are, Here Now at the Australian Catholic University.
Megan Cope is a member of Aboriginal art collective proppaNOW. She is represented by Milani Gallery, Brisbane.