Christopher Paul COOK

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1959-01-24
Education Barnard Castle Sch, Univ of Exeter (BA, combined arts prize, Gladys Hunkin poetry prize), RCA (MA, J Andrew Lloyd scholar, John Minton travel award), Accademia di Belle Arti Bologna (Italian Govt scholar)
Books & Publications Poetry incl: New Nerves (1983), The Choosing and other Poems (1984), A Mythic Cycle (1989), A Lowdown Ecstasy (1991), Pilgrimage III (Into Night) (1992), Dust on the Mirror (1997), For and Against Nature (2000), A Thoroughbred Golden Calf (2003), Falls at Ono on the Kiso Road (2014)
Recreations N/A
Clubs N/A
Style Christopher Cook, Esq
Career artist, poet; Univ of Plymouth: sr lectr 1992-, assoc prof 2010-; visiting lectr RCA 1990-99; guest artist Stadelschule Frankfurt-am-Main 1991, visiting artist Academie van Beeldende Kunsten Rotterdam 1992, visiting fell Ruskin Sch Univ of Oxford 1993, distinguished visiting artist Calif State Univ Long Beach 1994, visiting artist BHU Varanasi India 1995, Arts Cncl residency Eden Project Cornwall 2001, visiting artist Univ of Memphis 2004, Bogliasco fell Liguria Italy 2013; PAS scholar Br Sch at Rome 2008-09; Br Cncl Award 2004, Daiwa Award 2005, AHRC Award Yokohama Triennial 2005, Br Cncl Award Beijing 2006; Solo Exhibitions incl: Camden Arts Centre 1985, Br Cncl Amsterdam 1985, Spacex Gallery Exeter 1986, Galleria Maggiore Bologna 1987, Benjamin Rhodes Gallery 1988, 1990 and 1993, The Cleveland Gallery Middlesbrough 1989, Plymouth Arts Centre 1989, Stadelschule Frankfurt-am-Main 1991, Kasteel van Rhoon Rotterdam 1992, Darlington Arts Centre 1992, Oldham Museum 1992, Northern Centre for Contemporary Art Sunderland 1994, Collins Gallery Glasgow 1995, Angel Row Nottingham 1995, Plymouth City Museum 1995, Galerie Helmut Pabst Frankfurt 1995 and 1999, Jason & Rhodes Gallery 1996, Haugesund Kunstforening 1997, De Beyerd Breda 1999, Heidelberger Kunstverein 2000, Bundanon Tst North Nowra 2000, Hirschl Contemporary Art London 2000 and 2001, Ferens Hull 2001, Towner Eastbourne 2001, Koraalberg Gallery Antwerp 2002, EZG Galerie Frankfurt 2003, Art Museum Memphis 2004, Mary Ryan Gallery NY 2004 and 2007, Yokohama Museum 2005, Today Art Museum Beijing 2007, Eyestorm UK (with Susan Derges) 2007, Fine Art Soc 2009, Mary Ryan Gallery NY 2010, Ryan Lee Gallery NY 2013, Art First London 2014; Group Exhibitions incl: The Sheffield Open (Mappin Gallery) 1985, The Camden Annual 1984 1985 (first prizewinner), Romantic Visions (Camden Arts Centre) 1988, Minories Colchester 1988, Figure 2 - A Personal Mythology (Welsh Arts Cncl tour) 1988, Met Museum of Art NY 1989, Eros in Albion (Casa Masaccio San Giovanni Valdarno) 1989, 3 Ways (Br Cncl/RCA tour to Eastern Europe) 1990-94, Modern Painters (Manchester City Art Gallery) 1990, Da Bacon a Oggi (Palazzo Vecchio Florence) 1991, EAST (The Norwich Gallery) 1991, Bristol City Museum 1992, Camouflage (Br Cncl tour) LA 1994, 27e Festival International de la Peinture Cagnes-sur-Mer 1995, European Union Artists (Univ of Bangkok) 1995, de Peus a Terra (Galeria 4RT Barcelona) 1996, John Moores XXI (Walker Art Gallery Liverpool) 1999 (prizewinner), West by South West (Kunstforening Stavanger) 1999, Kunstenkunst (Stade Museum Hamburg) 2001, East of Eden (Spacex Gallery Exeter) 2002, Crossing Borders (Morley Gallery London) 2003, Site and Situation (Univ of Southern Calif LA) 2003, Yale Center for British Art 2005, Leaded (Univ of Richmond touring exbhn USA) 2007, Trace and Transience (CCANW Devon) 2007, Tempo Real (Br Sch at Rome) 2008, Spazi Aperti (Accademia di Romania Rome) 2009, Dust on the Mirror (Djanogly Gallery Nottingham) 2010 and (ICA Singapore) 2011, Drawings for the New Century (Minneapolis Museum of Art USA) 2011, Grey (Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge) 2011, John Moores Liverpool 2014
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