Mr Christopher Cook
Profiles

Mr Christopher Cook

Associate Professor (Reader) in Painting

School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

  • Reader (Associate Professor) in Painting
  • Critical project Module Leader
  • ARC Research Group
  • Land/Water Research Group

Qualifications

  • M.A. (RCA)
  • Italian Government Scholar

Teaching interests

  • Chinese and Japanese Art, historical and contemporary
  • Surrealism
  • Italian Renaissance Painting
  • Practice-led PhDs
  • English Landscape Painting
  • Indian Art
  • Calligraphic Painting

Research interests

  • Research through practice
  • Drawing/painting interfaces
  • 17th century Dutch Still Life and Vanitas painting
  • Photographic references in contemporary painting
  • Japanese and Chinese Ink Painting traditions

Other research

  • Contemporary Poetry
  • Phenomenology
  • Systems Texts
  • Zen Buddhism

Grants & contracts

AHRB Small Grant 2000
Arts Council of England Award 2001-3
British Council Grant to Artists 2004
AHRC Small Grant 2005

Daiwa Foundation Award 2005
British Council grants to artists 2006
PAS Scholarship, British School at Rome 2009-10
Bogliasco Fellowship, 2013
Valeria Sykes Award, New Light exhibition 2017

Creative practice & artistic projects

Solo shows (2004 -)

Art Museum,University of Memphis , USA

Hirschl Contemporary Art London

CalState University, Long Beach, USA

Yokohama Museum, Japan

Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

Mary Ryan Gallery New York

Fine Art Society London

Peninsula Arts, Plymouth

Langgeng Foundation, Jogjakarta, Indonesia

Mary Ryan Gallery New York October 2013

Art First London 2014

Hubner and Hubner Frankfurt, 2015

Other Publications

7 exhibition catalogues
3 artist bookworks
3 volumes of Poetry

Reports & invited lectures

  • University of Memphis USA 2004
  • CalState Long Beach USA 2004
  • Moshashino University, Tokyo, Japan 2005
  • Today Art Museum, Beijing 2007
  • Royal Academy Schools London 2009
  • SCAD Atlanta, 2010
  • Lasalle College, Singapore 2011
  • Jogjakarta College of Art 2011
  • Northumbria University 2011
  • Newcastle University 2011
  • Chongqing University 2014
  • Wuxi University 2014

Links

www.christophercook.cc