Larry W. Cook
Lives and works in Washington DC

MFA The George Washington University
BA     Plattsburgh State University of New York

SOLO EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                                                  2019
Solo Exhibition (Forthcoming) Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI
Solo Exhibition (Forthcoming) Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD
Stockholm Syndrome, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington DC
Looking Black At Me, Stamp Gallery, University of Maryland
From An Eighth To A key, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington DC
Americana, Pleasant Plains Workshop, Washington DC
And the Wisdom to Know the Difference, Gallery 102, The George Washington University

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                            2018
Art on the Vine, Fisher House, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
Faculty, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Black Man in a Black World, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD
Spiral, Recoil, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
Black Cinema House, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Chocolate Cities, PG County African American Museum, Brentwood, MD
What’s Next?, Kohl Gallery, Washington College                                                                                             2016
Lest We Forget, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD
It Takes A Nation, Katzen Arts Center, American University
Sondheim Artscape Finalist Exhibition, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
To Be Black in White America, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD
How We Lost DC, Honfleur Gallery, Washington DC
The Image of the Black: Reimagined and Redefined, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD
Ceci n’est pas une T.V. Fine Art Gallery, George Mason University
Untitled, Outer Gallery, Montana State University
CONTEXT Miami Art Fair, represented by Curator’s Office, Miami, FL
Ceremonies of Dark Men, part of the 5x5 Public Art Project, DC Commissions on the Arts and Humanities, Washington DC
Trawick Prize Finalist Exhibition, Gallery B, Bethesda, MD
WPA Select 2014, Washington Project for the Arts, Artistphere, Arlington, VA
10th Annual Transformer Auction, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
(e)merge Art Fair exhibiting with Present Company, Capital Skyline Hotel, Washington DC
New. (Now), Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington DC
Sondheim Artscape Finalist Exhibition, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
Academy 2013, CONNERSMITH., Washington DC
Artist-Citizen, Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington DC
9th Annual Transformer Auction, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Fresh Perspectives, Hillyer Art Space, Washington DC
Fifteen Passenger Van, Montserrat House, Washington DC
Sapphire Bombay Artisan Series, International Visions Gallery, Washington DC
The Sky’s the Limit, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD
UMUC Maryland Biennale Art Exhibition, University of Maryland
Emergence Exhibition, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD       

AWARDS                                                                                                                                                        2018
Public Art Grant, Department of General Services, Washington DC
Individual Artist Grant, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore, MD
Artist in Residence, Art on the Vine, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
The Trawick Finalist Prize, Bethesda, MD
Artist in Residence Washington Project for the Arts. Washington DC
The Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalist, Baltimore, MD
The Macdowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH
Trawick Prize Young Artist Award, Gallery B, Bethesda, MD
The Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalist, Baltimore, MD
Hamiltonian Artists Fellowship, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington DC
GW Alumni 1st Place, Annual Award Show, The George Washington University

Rousseau, Claudia. “Trawick Prize 2017 Reviewed.” East City Art, September 19, 2017.
Smith, Tim.”Galerie Myrtis exhibit focuses on ‘Black Man in a Black World’.” The Baltimore Sun, September 1, 2017.
Ober, Cara. “The Hustle Lottery.” Bmore Art, July 8, 2016.
Capobianco, Mia. “Sondheim Finalists 2016: Larry Cook pokes holes in the idea of ‘post- racial’ America.” Baltimore City Paper, July 6, 2016.
Carroll, Angela. “Seeing Through the Lens of Black America.” Bmore Arts, June 29, 2016. Smith, Tim. “Sondheim finalists explore themes of race, religion, sex, violence.” The Baltimore Sun, June 25, 2016.
Brown, Stacy. “New exhibit focuses on being Black in White America.” The Baltimore Times, June 24, 2016.
Smith, Tim. “Confronting race, violence through art at Galerie Myrtis’.” The Baltimore Sun, June 23, 2016.
Souza, Gabriella. “Exhibit of Seven Sondheim Finalists.” Baltimore Magazine, June 23, 2016.
Capps, Kristen. “D.C.’s 12 Best Gallery Shows of 2015.” Washington City Paper, December 31, 2015.
Smith, Tim. “A provocative, powerful ‘Image of the Black at Galerie Myrtis’.” The Baltimore Sun, November 19, 2015.
Shook, Beth. “How We Lost DC.” Washington City Paper, October 2, 2015.
Jenkins, Mark. “In the galleries: Heading Home.” Washington Post, September 19, 2015.
Capps, Kristen. “Stockholm Syndrome.” Washington City Paper, June 19, 2015.
Hope, Eric. “Larry Cook’s Stockholm Syndrome.” East City Art, June 15, 2015.
Jenkins, Mark. “In the galleries: Gordon Park’s photos.” Washington Post, June 5, 2015.
Beech, Aja. “Ceremonies of Dark Men.” Huffington Post, December 11, 2014.
Carberry, Elizabeth. “Miami: Six DC Artists that Stole the 2014 Scene.” East City Art, December 11, 2014.
Bryant-Greenwell, Kayleigh. “Art For Our Sake.” Washington Times, October 3, 2014. Cauterucci, Christina. “The Best of the Fest: (e)merge Art Fair Superlatives.” Washington City Paper, October 3, 2014.
Capps, Kristen. “Are 25 Temporary Installations Too Scattershot for the Money?” 
Washington City Paper, September 18, 2014.
Rousseau, Claudia. “Science and art intersect with fun at Trawick Prize Exhibit.” The Gazette, September 17, 2014.
Jenkins, Mark. “Galleries: ‘Wait” Washington Post, May 30, 2014.
Capps, Kristen. “From an Eighth to a Key.” Washington City Paper, January 24, 2014. Jenkins, Mark. “Gallery Shows: new. (now).2013.” Washington Post, August 30, 2013. Capps, Kristen. “new.(now). 2013” Washington City Paper, August 9, 2013.
Woods, Baynard. “Art Courant.” Baltimore City Paper, July 10, 2013.
Smith, Tim. “Walters Art Museum showcases 2013 Sondheim Artscape Prize finalist.” The Baltimore Sun, July 8, 2013.
Davis, Ian MacLean and Ober, Cara. “Staying Power: a Review of the 2013 Exhibition of Sondheim Finalist.” Bmore Arts, July 4, 2013. 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                     Current, Assistant Professor of Photography, Howard University
Fall 2014-2017, Art Teacher, Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, MD. Fall 2017, Adjunct Professor of Photography, George Mason University  
Spring 2015, Adjunct Professor of Photography, American University
Spring 2014, Adjunct Professor of Photography, The George Washington University
Spring 2014, Adjunct Professor of Photography, Washington College Fall 2013, Adjunct Professor of Photography, The George Washington University  
Spring 2013, Adjunct Professor of Photography, The George Washington University