Robert Cook was born in 1948 and is a self-
He has painted professionally since 1989.
Traditional landscapes as well as contemporary
figurative works are his subjects.
He uses acrylic and layered glazing on textured
to complete an old-world finish that most
oils. His landscapes in particular have a
on most people.
He paints "moods", late evening, early morning,
impressions of melancholy or lonesomeness, "The
feeling you get when fall comes and the shadows
When words can't be found to convey thoughts,
emotions, dreams or desires art relays the
message in a poetic and vivid form. Visual art
can mentally transport us to a pastoral setting
of peace and quiet, or it's abstract shapes with
hard edges, jagged lines or circular forms, can
open our mind's eye to the curiosity of self
A canvas can silently scream out in pain or
supplely hold our eyes in love and tenderness.
Colors of pigment can sing out in joyfull
chatter, such as the glistening lucidity of
impressionist form, or they can fall dull in
depth to portray the ache of loneliness or
Art means to us what it meant to the cave
dwellers. Company. Inspiration. Expression.
Just as personalities bring uniqueness to a
relationship, so do different styles of art.
Robert Cook's paintings are found in numerous
private and corporate collections, both
nationally and internationally. His work is also
represented in prestigious galleries in the
United States, Canada, and Europe.