About Me

Artist Bio



Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Chris Cook is a fine art photographer known for his striking and evocative images of the lives of the people he photographs. He strives to preserve stories and experiences for future generations that capture the beauty and complexity of the human experience.

In 2021, Cook published his latest monograph, "Black Lives Matter." Some of its recent acquisitions come from the Schomburg Center, NYU Special Collections, and Medgar Evers College. Cook has exhibited in galleries and conducted chats and workshops throughout New York State. Cook's photographs have been featured in a range of publications, including The Washington Post, Lomography, and ABC News. 

Artist CV


Selected Exhibitions (Solo Shows)

September 14th – October 15th, 2022
WHAT HAS ALWAYS MATTERED: CHRIS COOK BLM PHOTOGRAPHS
Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba
2nd Solo Show Exhibition

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

Selected Exhibitions (Group Shows)

October 20th 2022 – January 14th, 2023
Resistance For Freedom
Group Exhibition curated by Kay Hickman
Hamilton Landmark Galleries

June 4th 2022 – December 31st 2022
THE BROOKLYN CONNECTION
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 

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