What a Golden Beak! 1999. Etching with hand coloring. 7 3/4" x 11 7/8" (19.7 x 30.2 cm). Plate 2 from the cycle The Tragedy of War.
LECTURE, TEACHING AND GUEST-ARTIST BOOKING
Sue Coe is an extremely effective and popular lecturer, and she has led student workshops at many American colleges and universities. If you would like to inquire about booking a talk or visit, please contact the Galerie St. Etienne
LICENSING OF REPRODUCTION RIGHTS
Although Sue Coe was a prominent illustrator in the 1970s, '80s and '90s, she no longer accepts illustration assignments. However, the Galerie St. Etienne has available a large file of jpgs, color transparencies and black and white photographs of Coe's work, which we license to publishers for reproduction in books and magazines. If you would like to request images for publication, please contact us.
The Galerie St. Etienne mounts regular Sue Coe exhibitions on its own premises whenever a new body of work is ready for public viewing. In addition, the gallery processes the loan of the artist's work to group exhibitions at qualified venues, and organizes one-woman shows for museums and other institutions. If you would like to inquire about upcoming exhibitions or about borrowing Sue Coe's work for an exhibition, please contact us.
The Galerie St. Etienne has available a number of traveling exhibitions dealing with Sue Coe's most significant themes. Exhibitions can be tailored to the needs and budget of the borrowing institution, and may comprise unique works, or prints, or a combination of both.
Possible topics include:
Sue Coe: The Last Thirty Years Both a record of the salient political events of the last three decades and a retrospective chronicling the artist’s development during that period, this exhibition comprises roughly 65-70 large-scale works on paper and 5-10 oils, and requires approximately 250 running feet of space. The rental fee is $15,000.
A smaller version of Sue Coe: The Last Thirty Years, comprising 50 prints (115 running feet) is available for a rental fee of $3,000.
Porkopolis: Animals and Industry The result of a decades-long investigation of the meat industry and related technological and environmental issues (first shown at the Galerie St. Etienne in 1989), this exhibition comprises roughly 50 large-scale works on paper, and requires approximately 165 running feet of space. The rental fee is $10,000.
A smaller version of Porkopolis: Animals and Industry, comprising 50 prints (160 running feet) is available for a rental fee of $3,000.
Elephants We Must Never Forget An historic documentation of the plight of circus elephants (first shown at the Galerie St. Etienne in 2008), this exhibition comprises roughly 10 oil paintings and 10 substantial works on paper, and requires approximately 95 running feet of space. The rental fee is $7,500.
The AIDS Series Based on studies made on a Texas AIDS ward in 1994, this exhibition comprises roughly 8 large-scale drawings and 10 prints, and requires approximately 65 running feet of space. The rental fee is $4,000.
The Tragedy of War Inspired by Francisco Goya's Disasters of War, Sue Coe created her own print cycle on the subject in 2000. The exhibition includes this suite of 21 etchings (many hand-colored), as well as prints documenting armed conflicts in such areas as El Salvador, South Africa and Northern Ireland. It requires approximately 130 running feet of space. The rental fee is $3,000.
Sheep of Fools This series of works (published in book form in 2005) chronicles the history of the sheep industry from Medieval times to the present. The exhibition comprises roughly 30 substantial works on paper, and requires approximately 85 running feet of space. The rental fee is $5,000.
The Pit Published in book form, as Pit’s Letter, in 2000, this series relates a fictional narrative about a vivisector who rediscovers his lost childhood pet in the lab. The exhibition comprises roughly 30 substantial drawings, and requires approximately 100 running feet of space. The rental fee is $5,000.
The rental fee includes a complete checklist (which can also be used to generate object labels), a press release, and a selection of publicity images. Packing, shipping and insurance are the repsonsiblitiy of the borrower.