Gary Cook

Gary Cook

Gary Cook

Adjunct Faculty

Gary Cook, MFA

Gary Cook is a tenured Associate Professor of Art with forty years of university teaching experience, 17 of those years at UNM-Taos. He was Head of the UNM-Taos Art Department from 2005 to 2010. He teaches painting, drawing and printmaking in the Art Department, as well as, courses on creativity and consciousness in the Holistic Health and Healing Arts Program and UNM’s Upper Division Program.  Over the years he has been represented in 15 galleries and had over seventy exhibitions including exhibitions at ten universities and four museums. He has a special interest in the relationship of creativity and consciousness to personal growth and healing. He earned his MFA in Painting at Northern Illinois University and BFA in Painting and Printmaking at Michigan State University.