About Me

Artist Bio

Christopher Cook is a New York-based artist, born and raisedin Brooklyn. After a friend recommended the Canon AE-1, he began photographinghis neighborhood.

Cook has exhibited in galleries throughout New York State,from the Lower East Side to upstate Auburn. He was a 2020 AIM Fellow at theBronx Museum of the Arts. In 2021 Valentine Museum of Art acquired 160 of hisBlack Lives Matter photographs. In February 2021, Cook’s solo exhibition atBrooklyn’s Welancora Gallery, “Am I Next?". It showcased his documentationof the Black Lives Matter movement (May–September 2020). In the Summer of 2021,he finished an artist-in-residence at Constance Saltonstall Foundation for theArts in Ithaca, New York.

He is currently showing an outside art exhibition inPhotoville this year. It is a group exhibition curated by Jamel Shabazz named“The Brooklyn Connection”.

Artist CV

Selected Exhibitions (Solo Shows)

February 13th – April 10th, 2021
Am I Next? - Welancora Gallery
1st Solo Show Exhibition

Selected Exhibitions (Group Shows)

June 4th 2022  – December31st 2022
Group Exhibition curated by Jamel Shabazz
Presented By: Prospect Park Alliance, MPB AND Photoville

December 3rd 2021  – March 3rd 2022
SHIM/Darkroom: Winter 2021 Exhibition
Group Exhibition curated by Lucia Rollow
Bushwick Community Darkroom

September 30th – October 2nd, 2021
If You Can Make It
Group Exhibition supported by
City Artist Corps and NYFA grants

August 6th, 2021 – September 30th, 2021
Inside/Out, part of “Magic Hour” in Seaport District
Group Exhibition curated by Bri LaBoss

September 3rd  –17th, 2020
Bathing in Blackness: A Necessary New-Order
Group Exhibition curated by Kamra Hakimin Chelsea, NY...

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