While in Tallahassee, Cooper learned fabrication at Master Craftsman Studios, where projects included a Tree Chandelier at DoubleTree Hotel’s Eve on Adams rooftop venue, The Marching Chiefs Stained Glass Window, which now hangs in Florida State University’s Dodd Hall, and a multistory window of the Universities Official Seal for Florida States EAOS building.
After graduation he was an Exhibit Technician of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens working on Exhibit Design, Scenic Painting, and Theming. Projects include creating the 17.5’ Christmas Tree at the entrance of The Jacksonville Zoo and Garden’s Zoo Lights 2019 event. He also did concept work for the Dinosauria 2020 event, and painted a 96’ mural for the “Ice Age Epoch
In August 2020, he began working on his winning concept for a 23' x 8' for the Lightner Museum's Music Room in St. Augustine, Florida. The mural reflecting the Gilded Age and history of music is currently on display.