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Chris Cook's art has been featured on Georgia Public Television, published in numerous art books, displayed on book covers, and showcased in art exhibits throughout Georgia.

Sampling of New Paintings
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Contemporary Spiritual & Christian Paintings
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Southern Landscape Paintings
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People & Portrait Paintings
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Conceptual & Abstract Paintings
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Realism Style Paintings
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"On Paper" Studies of Paintings
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Still Life & Miscellaneous Paintings
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MORE ABOUT CHRIS COOK.

Fine art paintings with a southern flavor. Self-taught artist Chris Cook works include: landscape paintings, abstract paintings, religious & spiritual paintings and more.

Chris Cook is an American artist, born in Georgia. He is considered a Southern Artist... an Outsider Artist because of being self-taught - He is also recognized as a Southern Expressionist.

Southern Expressionism (from the online encyclopedia - Wikipedia.com) "New American Southern expressionism is the movement begun in the late 20th century by a group of painters from the American southeast". "

Paintings of this style are typically imbued with broad strokes and bold colors, rough surfaces and ambiguous figures. All subject matter tends to be subjective and figurative or non-figurative and inspired by the personal experience of the artist. The common thread is observation and expression as formed by the parochial focus of growing up in the 20th century American South". (see pdf of article here)

Chris paints in a wide variety of styles, media and subject matters but retains a feeling of the "Deep South" - working in his studio about 1 hour from Atlanta, GA. His work is untamed and boundary free. Unlike most artists, he cannot be pinned down into an overall style, subject matter or even genre. He continually searches for new expression as you will see in the wide variety of work represented here.

He works from a kin knowledge of art history and has recreated and reinterpreted works of artists like Avery, Dove, Hartley, Hooper, Frankenthaler, Motherwell, Grant, Matisse, O'Keeffe, Picasso and Wyeth. Subjects from southern landscapes, figurative, and southern subjects, to mythological, religious & biblical stories. Producing work primarily in these medias: Acrylic Paintings, Oil Paintings, Watercolor Paintings, Gouache Paintings, Signed Block Prints and Signed, Limited Edition Prints.

If you are looking for landscape paintings of Georgia scenes, Tennessee landscapes go directly to this page.

If you are interested in Christian and Spiritual paintings with a southern flair, go directly to this page.

An artist can't help but reflect the world from their world view which is made up of the environment in which they work, their experiences, personality, influences in art, and education".
I want to personally invite you to review samples from many years of my work, enjoy!

Chris Cook

 

Chris Cook Spotlighted on Public Televison:

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News About Chris Cook:

Article about Chris, Madison Studios in Voyage Atlanta Magazine.

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Time Capsule, Landscapes by Chris Cook, Solo Exhibit Elberton, GA

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"Face to Face" Portraits of the Infamous Solo Exhibit Madison, GA

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"Every Time I Feel The Spirit" Solo Exhibit at the Madison-Morgan African-American Museum in Madison, GA

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"Shine A Light" Solo Exhibit at Steffen Thomas Museum of Art Madison, GA

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"HOME" Exhibit at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center Madison, GA

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"FARM" Exhibit at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center Madison, G

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Solo Exhibit in Brunswick, GA at the Ritz Theatre

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Chris and Art in new Magazine

Chris Cook Artist and Art in the April edition of Southern Distinction Magazine.

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Paintings highlighted on TV

Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPTV) recently filmed paintings of Chris Cook for an "Interstitial" on the award winning, one hour TV Show "State of the Arts".

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Art Featured on Athens Website:

Chris Cook's art work is featured on an Athens Georgia fine art website called Compulsory Arts

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Art on display in Madison, GA

Chris Cook's art is on display at The James Madison Inn

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