Born in Avignon, France. Lives and works in New York, USA. Coco Dolle is an interdisciplinary conceptual artist exploring the construction of the self. Over the past decade, Coco has developed a mode of working that merges the roles of artist, curator and performer. Her drawings and paintings invite a contemplation on female identity. Her performance art collective, Legacy Fatale, combines dance and social practices together with notions of mysticism and punk leadership. Her curatorial platform Milk and Night Curatorial produces concepts exhibitions and performance art series on contemporary art and notions of inclusive feminism.
Coco Dolle studied dance at Les Hivernales d'Avignon, Paris Marais Dance School in France, and visual arts at The Art Students League of New York. She is a grant recipient of Arts Council England (2016) and the Art Student's League of New York (1999). She was an artist-in-residence at Gallery Sensei NYC (2014-2015), Grace Exhibition Space Brooklyn (2016-2017), Alexandra Arts Manchester Foundation UK (2016), Rosekill International Performance Art Residency NY (2017-2018). Coco's works have been exhibited and performed at The Queens Museum (NY), Catinca Tabacaru Gallery (NYC), Mary Ryan Gallery (NYC), Yukiko Kawase Galerie (France), Brooklyn Academy of Music (NYC), Manchester Art Gallery (United Kingdom), Armory Show (NYC), Miami Art Basel (FL), Berkeley Museum (CA), Spring/Break Art Show (NY), The Untitled Space and Deitch Projects (NYC). She has been featured in numerous publications including Forbes Magazine, ArtForum, ArtNews, Creators Project, Vice Magazine, The New York Times, Time Out New York, Steidz Magazine, Brooklyn Rail, NY Observer and Purple Magazine. Ms. Dolle's works are included in numerous private and corporate collections including, Warburg Pincus, LLC, Tim Hunt (Andy Warhol Foundation), The Cleveland Clinic, Jeffrey Lee (Ryan/Lee Gallery) and CCBF.
Upon her early years in New York city (1999-2004), Coco Dolle worked as a dancer, muse and model for numerous avant-guard artists, fashion designers and photographers including with Vanessa Beecroft, Alex Katz, Steven Klein, Mary Rozzi, Phyllis Leibowitz, Christophe Klauke, Goeffroy de Boismenu, Elisa Jimenez of Hunger World, Pierrot Carrilero, Eric Daman, Miguel Adrover, Tess Giberson, Gil Blank, Roderick Angle and Katrin Thomas. She appeared in many publications such as Vogue, WWD, Elle Magazine and Dazed & Confused magazine.