Larry W. Cook
Lives and works in Washington DC

 
EDUCATION
2013
MFA     The George Washington University
2010
BA     Plattsburgh State University of New York

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
Stockholm Syndrome, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington DC
2014
Looking Black At Me, Stamp Gallery, University of Maryland
From An Eighth To A key, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington DC
2013
Americana, Pleasant Plains Workshop, Washington DC
2012
And the Wisdom to Know the Difference, Gallery 102, The George Washington University

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Spiral, Recoil(Forthcoming), Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
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
2015
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
2014
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
2013
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

2012

9th Annual Transformer Auction, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
 Fresh Perspectives, Hillyer Art Space, Washington DC
 Fifteen Passenger Van, Montserrat House, Washington DC

2011
 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

2016
The Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalist, Baltimore, MD
The Macdowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH
2014
Trawick Prize Young Artist Award, Gallery B, Bethesda, MD
2013
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

REVIEWS 
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, Art Teacher, Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, MD
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