Susan Cook

Education
2003

Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art, Summa Cum Laude
California State University, Channel Islands
Concentration: Painting

Exhibits and Awards

2017

Portraits, Ventura County Arts Council
County Government Center

Ventura, CA

2015Focus on the Masters, documented and included as Master Artist
Ventura, CA
2015

Pods, Fox Fine Jewelry

Ventura, CA

2014Daily Affairs, Ventura County Arts Council
County Government Center
Ventura, CA
2014Festivo, Invitational, Ventura Music Festival
Ventura, CA
2013CSUCI Alumni Painters, Invitational
Camarillo, CA
2013-20125th Annual Art About Agriculture, Santa Paula Art Museum
Santa Paula, CA
2012Alive, solo exhibition, Buenaventura Art Association
Ventura, CA
2011Celebrating Life, Studio Channel Islands Art Center
Camarillo, CA
2011Splash, CMH and Buenaventura Art Association
Ventura, CA

2011Renew, CMH and Buenaventura Art Association
Ventura, CA
2010DRAFT, 643 Project Space
Ventura, CA
2010The BIG Show, CMH and Buenaventura Art Association
Ventura, CA
2010Treasure Chests, Ventura Music Festival
Ventura, CA
2010Aging Artfully, Artists Union Gallery
Ventura, CA
2009Harvest ArtWalk
Ventura, CA
2009Buenaventura Art Association, Harbor Village Gallery
Ventura, CA

2009A Celebration of Life, CMH and Buenaventura Art Association
Ventura, CA
2008Variations on a Local Theme, CMH and Buenaventura Art Association
Ventura, CA
2008Number One, Invitational, CSUCI, John Spoor Broome Library
Camarillo, CA
2008A Night of Passion, Ventura Music Festival
Ventura, CA
2006Focus on the Masters, Studio Artists Tour
Ventura, CA
2006The Color Red, Ventura County Arts Council
County Government Center
Ventura, CA
20056th Annual Juried Members Exhibition
Studio Channel Islands Art Center
Camarillo, CA
2005Allegories - Figures in Landscape, solo exhibition, Accolades Gallery
Ventura, CA
2005PhotoVentura 2005
Ventura, CA
2005Focus on the Masters, Studio Artists Tour
Ventura, CA
2005Woods & Strings, solo exhibition, Fox Fine Jewelry
Ventura, CA
2004Small Wonders, Ventura College Friends of the Arts
Ventura, Ca
2004Featured Artist, Harvest ArtWalk
Ventura, CA
2004Buenaventura Art Association, Artists Studio Tour
Ventura, CA
2004I Love Ventura, Street Banner Project
Ventura, CA
2004Summer, Ventura County Arts Council
County Government Center
Ventura, CA
2004Design House '04, New West Symphony
Simi Valley, CA
2004Focus on the Masters, Studio Artists Tour
Ventura, CA
2004The Art of Movement, Inspired by Sport
Studio Channel Islands Art Center
Camarillo, CA
2003New Works, solo exhibition, Jonathan's at Peirano's
Ventura, CA
20034th Annual Juried Member Show
Studio Channel Islands Art Center
Camarillo, CA
2003Small Wonders, Ventura College Friends of the Arts
Ventura, CA
2003Harvest ArtWalk
Ventura, CA
2003Summer ArtWalk
Ventura, CA
2003First Annual-All Media Exhibition of Student Art
California State University, Channel Islands
Camarillo, CA
2002Small Wonders, Ventura College Friends of the Arts
Ventura, CA
2002Buena! Ventura!, solo exhibition, Buenaventura Art Gallery
Ventura, CA
2001Momentum, 2nd Annual Juried Member Show
Studio Channel Islands Art Center
Camarillo, CA
2001Ventura Paints:  Italy, Ventura College
Strauss/Uritz and Griffin & Griffin
Ventura, CA
​2001
8th Annual A Classic Competition, Carnegie Art Museum
Oxnard, CA
2001Exhibition of work by undergraduate students throughout So. California
Studio Channel Islands Art Center
Camarillo, CA
2001Small Wonders, Ventura College Friends of the Arts
Ventura, CA


Awards and Honors
2011City of Ventura, Mayor’s Arts Award, Artist in the Community
2001Ventura College, Department of Fine Art
Annual Student Awards Exhibition
-Barney Dietz Purchase Award
-Award of Excellence, Oil Painting
-Award of Excellence, Life Drawing
-Award of Merit, Life Painting
2001Ventura College Foundation, Ventura College
-The James and Ida Iliff Memorial Scholarship
2000Ventura College, Department of Fine Art
-Award of Merit, Head Drawing
2000Ventura College Foundation, Ventura College
-Presidential Award
1999Ventura College Department of Fine Art
-Award of Merit, Head Drawing
Collections
Present-1991Numerous private and Corporate Collections
2001Ventura College, Ventura, CA
Professional Development
2016-2012Standards Committee, Studio Channel Islands Art Center
Camarillo, CA
2011Curator, Renew
CMH and Buenaventura Art Association
Ventura, CA
2010Vice Chair, Public Art Commission
City of Ventura, CA
2009Chair, Public Art Commission
City of Ventura, CA
2008Municipal Art Commission
City of Ventura, CA
2014-2006Public Art Commission
City of Ventura, CA
2008-2005Board Member, Buenaventura Art Association
Ventura, CA
2005Curator, Small Wonders Scholarship Art Show
Ventura College Friends of the Arts, Ventura, CA
2005Curator, Festival Violins, Ventura Music Festival
Ventura, CA
2005-2004Host, Buenaventura Gallery Presents video series
Buenaventura Art Gallery, Ventura, CA
2004Juror, 2005 ArtWalk Featured Artist Selection
Ventura, CA