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Watching I
© the artist. Photo credit: Hereford Museum and Art Gallery

Watching I 1984

Christopher Cook (b.1959)

Hereford Museum and Art Gallery

Painter, poet and teacher, born in North Yorkshire. He attended Exeter College of Art & Design, 1978–81, gaining the Gladys Hunkin Poetry Prize, then obtained master’s degree in painting, Royal College of Art, 1983–6. Also studied at Rietveld Akademie, Amsterdam, 1985; gained an Italian Scholarship, 1986; and in 1987–8 attended Accademia di Belle Arti, Bologna. Won a number of prizes, including first prize at Camden Annual, 1984, with a prize at John Moores Liverpool Exhibition, 1999.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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