CASEY COOK

Casey was born in Bellefonte, PA. She has a BFA from Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles and a MFA from University of California, Los Angeles. Currently she resides and works in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2014

    Geometric Desire, Light Art and Design, Chapel Hill, NC

  • 2012

    I-20, New York, NY

  • 2011

    Puncture, Lump Gallery

  • 2010

    Punch List, I-20, New York, NY

  • 2008

    Boom Bomb Crash, Branch Gallery, Durham, NC

  • 2006

    Where Would U B W/ Out Me, Branch Gallery, Durham, NC

    PM Gallery (with Denise Schatz), Toronto, Canada

  • 2004

    Yohji Yamamoto, New York, NY

  • 2002

    Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY

  • 2000

    Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY

  • 1997

    Dan Bernier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    I-20 Project Room, New York, NY

  • 1996

    Casey Cook Painting, Plastica Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    The Picnic, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2015

    Area 919, The Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC

    The Nothing That Is, Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh, NC

    The Contemporaries, Light Art and Design, Chapel Hill, NC

  • 2012

    Metal, Light Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

  • 2010

    text as image, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC

  • 2009

    Pictures of Words, curated by David Pagel, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany

    LRLL RLRR, performance with Harrison Haynes, Branch Gallery Outpost, Durham, NC

  • 2007

    Body Politic: Casey Cook, Shinique Smith, Tory Wright, Wangechi Mutu, Branch Gallery, NC

  • 2006

    Good & Thuggy, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC (traveling to Lump West, Eugene, OR)

  • 2005

    Coloring Book, Branch Gallery, Carrboro, NC

  • 2003

    Wildlife, 77 White Street, New York, NY

  • 2002

    New Poignancies, Nigel Hamill Gallery, New York, NY

    Off the Grid, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY

  • 2001

    I Love New York Art Benefit, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY

    New York: Group Show, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY

  • 1999

    New Paintings from LA, Peter Kilchhnann Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

    Arco Gallery, Turin, Italy

  • 1998

    Painting from Another Planet, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

    Polymorphous Memorialus, curated by Sue Spaid, Post, Los Angeles, CA

    Painting: Now and Forever Part I, Pat Hearn Gallery and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

  • 1997

    New Memory, curated by Slater Bradley, Spanish Kitchen Studios, Los Angeles, CA

  • 1996

    Some Dumb Fun, curated by David Pagel, University of Los Vegas, NV

    Tangles, Otis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    They Might Be Giants, Ten in One Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • 1995

    Strappy Sandals and Skinny Belts: The Hyper-Feminine Position in Painting, Victoria Room, San Francisco, CA

  • 1994

    Playfield, curated by Randy Somner, Rio Hondo College, Rio Hondo, CA

    Sourball, Sue Spaid Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

    Juried Exhibition, Barnsdall Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Fellowships and Awards

  • 1998

    Internationale Cite Des Artes, Paris, France

  • 2000–03

    Awarded studio space at Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York

  • 1999

    Teaching residency at the Museum School, Boston, MA

  • 1995–1997

    Selected as Levinson Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED PRESS

  • 2011

    Vitiello, Chris. “Winter kudzu, spring knives: At Adam Cave and Lump galleries, a warming trend.” Indyweek.com (March 16, 2011), http://m.indyweek.com/indyweek/winter-kudzu-spring-knives-at-adam-cave-and-lump-galleries-a-warming-trend/Content?oid=2174639.

  • 2010

    Saltz, Jerry. “Ask an Art Critic,” www.artnet.com/magazine (October 12, 2010), http://www.artnet.com/magazineus/features/saltz/ask-an-art-critic10-12-10.asp.

    Marks, Martin. “Casey Cook’s Punch List Opens at I-20.” Papermag (September 2010), http://www.papermag.com/2010/09/casey_cooks_punch_list_opens_a.php.

  • 2009

    Takaaki Iwabu, “Creators: Art reflected in a drumbeat”, The News & Observer, January 4

  • 2008

    Andrew Hibbard, “Harrison Haynes and Casey Cook: LIRR RLRR,” www.theplayground.chronicleblogs.com (December 20).

    Dave Delcambre, “Casey Cook’s ambitious multimedia show at Branch Gallery,” The Independent Weekly, December 10

    Blue Greenberg, “Cook’s multimedia works show her courage,” The Herald-Sun, November 23

  • 2007

    The Rambler, feature, March/April

  • 2006

    Ellen Sung, “Abstract Paintings That Want to Tell a Story”, News & Observer, April 30

  • 2005

    Karin Nelson, Elle

  • 2003

    New Gallery Guide, January

  • 2002

    Alfred Mac Adam, Art News, November

    Alfred Mac Adam, Art News, April

  • 2000

    Matthew Bourbon, NY Arts, vol. 5:4, April

    Franklin Sirmans, Time Out New York, April 20, 2000

    Roberta Smith, “Art in Review; Casey Cook,” The New York Times, April 7

  • 1998

    David Pagel, Flash Art, Summer

  • 1997

    Spin magazine, July

  • 1996

    “Galleries: Changing Perspectives…” Los Angeles Times, March 14

    Peter Frank, “Art Picks of the Week”, Los Angeles Weekly, March 14

    Éva Forgács, Art Issues, Summer