Biography

Carol A. Cook

Nationality: American
Dates: Born 1950
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Education:
 

2000 M.F.A. in Ceramics, University of Dallas, Irving, Texas
1976 Master of Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
1972 B.F.A., Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, California
 

 

Selected Exhibitions:
 

2017 2017 University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition, Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, Texas, juror Professor Virginia Marsh
2016 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2015 Carol Cook: The Waiting Room, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2015 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2015 2015 Regional Ceramics Competition, Beatrice M. Haggerty Art Gallery at the University of Dallas, Irving, Texas, juror Eva Kwong
2014 60th Anniversary Exhibition: A Celebration of Valley House Artists, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Summer Cut, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2013 Winter Street Studios, 47th Annual NCECA Conference Exhibition, Houston, Texas
2013 Clay Nucleus, University of Dallas Alumni Traveling Invitational Show, curated by Dan Hammett
2010-2011 Art on the Green, Kemp Center for the Arts, Outdoor Sculpture Invitational, Wichita Falls, Texas, curated by Sherry Owens.
2009 Promise, A Year in the Life of the Buckeye Tree, Invitational One Person Show, Goodrich Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2007 Regional Ceramics Competition, University of Dallas, Irving, Texas, curated by Val Cushing
2003 Texas Mud: Ceramic Artists in Texas, Invitational Show at The Contemporary, Dallas, Texas, curated by Joan Davidow
2003 The Dallas Five, group show, Ivanffy-Uhler Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2000 18th International Sculpture Conference: East Texas Outdoor, Houston, Texas, curated by Bill Verhelst
2000 Fragments, M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2000 Perspectives, Two-Person Photo-Sculptural Dialogue, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas
1998 The Figure: Experiencing Views, Invitational Show, The University of Texas, San Antonio Art Gallery, curated by Ron Boling
1998 Habeas Corpus, Invitational Show, University of Dallas, Irving, Texas, curated by David Maxwell and Christine Bisetto
1998 The Assemblage Art Awards 1998, Dallas Public Library J. Erik Jonsson Central Library Fine Arts Exhibit Hall, Dallas, Texas, juror James Sullivan
1998 Texas Clay, Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild, Ft. Worth, Texas, juror Elmer Taylor
1998 Fireworks: On and Off The Wall, Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas, Texas, juror Michel Conroy
1998 Expo ’98, 500x Gallery, Dallas, Texas, juror Ted Pillsbury
1998 Connemara Conservancy Spring Sculpture Show, Site Specific Outdoor Installation, Hogritude, Allen, Texas
1997 Materials Hard and Soft, A National Contemporary Crafts Competition, Denton, Texas, juror Kenneth R. Trapp
1997 Second Texas Annual, Fort Worth, Texas, juror Sue Graze
1997 Invitational sculpture garden placement of Its Been So Long Since I’ve Been Anywhere, Waco Art Center, Waco, Texas, curated by Joe Kagle
1995 Wichita National Competitive Exhibition of Decorative Arts, Wichita, Kansas, juror Karen Karnes
1995 Artists of the Gulf States, The Art Center of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas, juror Luis Jimenez
 

 

Literature:
 

Kendall Morgan, “4 Dallas art gallery shows that are heating up July,” Culture Map Dallas, July 10, 2015, Slumber reproduced. Available from http://dallas.culturemap.com/news/arts/07-10-15-summer-art-gallery-events-dallas/
 

Cristina Opdahl, “What a Bold Choice of, Er, “Caca”: Green Art is Compostable,” Women Outside, Fall 1998, Hogritute illustrated.
 

Gretchen Reeks, “One OT’s Message Through Art,” O.T. Week, Vol. 10, No. 22, May 30, 1996, It’s Been So Long Since I’ve Been Anywhere illustrated on cover and page 10.
 

Rodney Mallet, “Masur Show Offers Variety,” The News-Star, March 10, 1995, Accent section, page 1B, It’s Been So Long Since I’ve Been Anywhere illustrated.
 

Carol A. Cook, Caryl Semmler, “Ethical Dilemmas in Driver Re-education,” The American Journal of Occupational Therapy, vol. 45, Number 6, June 1991.
 

James Conrad, Stephen Murray, Odena’s Texas Herb Book, Henington Publishing Co., Wolfe City, Texas, 1986, illustrations.
 

 

Professional Experience:
 

Instructor of Art Appreciation, Sculpture, and Three Dimensional Design, Northlake College, Irving, Texas
Ornamental architectural and monument restoration, design and fabrication
Occupational Therapist
 

 

Professional Associations:
 

The Native Plant Society of North Texas
The Audubon Society
The National Sculpture Society, Texas Sculpture Association
The Friends of Terra Cotta
 

 

Awards:
 

2007 Honorable Mention, University of Dallas Regional Juried Competition, Irving, Texas, juror Val Cushing
2006 Honorable Mention, Texas Sculpture Association Membership Show, Plano, Texas, juror Suzy Jones
1998 Cash Award, “The Assemblage Art Awards 1998,” Central Library Fine Arts Exhibition Hall, J. Erik Jonsson Library, Dallas, Texas, juror James Sullivan
1998 Connemara Conservancy Spring Sculpture Show Grant and Residency, curated by Amy Monier
1995 Award of Excellence, “The 22nd Annual Juried Competition,” Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana, juror William A. Eiland

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