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Solo Shows 2017 - Where when Lingers, Dacia Gallery, NYC
2014 - Ars Longa, Vita Brevis, Dacia Gallery, NYC

2012 - Power and Beauty, Dacia Gallery, NYC


Two person Shows 2012 - Two person exhibit - Broom Street Gallery Invitational, NYC

Museum Shows
Invitational
2007 - 'A Twist of Fate'
Trenton City Museum, Trenton, 4 person show

Museum Shows (group)
  • 2015 - Canton Museum, Allied Artists of America, 100 years, OH
  • 2010,11 - Trenton City Museum, The 28th Ellarslie Open, NJ
  • 2010,11,12 - Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT, Ct Pastel Society Show
  • 2010 - Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, CT - Connecticut Pastel Society
  • 2009 - Hudson River Museum, NY, 400 years of Dutch settlement
  • 2009 - Fraunces Tavern museum, NYC, 400 hundred years of Dutch Settlement, NYC
  • 2009 - September, 5 Sept t/m 7 Feb 2010 ENTOONSTTENTOONSTELLING / 400 YEARS OF MANHATTAN, Zeeuws Maritiem Muzeeum of Vlissingen, Netherlands
  • 2008, 2005, 2003, 2002 National Academy Museum, NYC
Gallery Shows Exhibitions and Art Fairs
  • 2017 - Haven Gallery, Northport, NY, The Ornamented Show
  • 2017 - Lyme Art Academy, CT, Purely Pastel, Connecticut Pastel Society
  • 2017 - Dacia Gallery, NYC, NY, Solo show
  • 2017 - Salmagundi, NYC, Black and White show
  • 2017 - Salmagundi, NYC, 'Spring Auction'
  • 2016 - Salmagundi Club NYC, NYC - Holiday Show
  • 2016 - 17, Dacia Gallery, NY, Holiday Show
  • 2016 - Dacia Gallery, NYC, A Celebration of Figurative Artworks
  • 2016 - TheGreatNude.tv, NYC, A Celebration of Figurative Artworks
  • 2016 - Salmagundi Club NYC, NYC - Spring and Fall auctions
  • 2016 - Haven Gallery, NY, Music Box
  • 2015 - Haven Gallery, NY, LITTLE Big
  • 2015 - Dacia Gallery, NYC, Holiday Drawings, Exhibit and Celebration
  • 2015 - Mehu Gallery, NYC 'In the Tigers Eye' Group show, NYC
  • 2015 - Dacia Gallery NYC, Five Year Anniversary Exhibit and Celebration
  • 2015 - Salmagundi Club NYC, NYC - Spring and Fall auctions
  • 2015 - Six Summits Gallery, Ivory Alive at Faust Harrison Pianos, Fairfield CT
  • 2015 - Six Summits Gallery, Holiday Show, CT
  • 2015 - Gold Medal, Art Spirit Foundation Award in Pastel, Annual members show, Salmagundi Club, NYC.
  • 2014 - New York Realism show in celebration of Kazakhstan, The United Nations, and Broadway Mall Gallery, NYC
  • 2014 - Six Summits Gallery ,YAI Gala and exhibition, NYC
  • 2014 - Salmagundi Club, NYC - Fall auctions
  • 2014 - Alex Adam Gallery, NYC - She Depicting Her
  • 2014 - Six Summits Gallery, CT - Allurers Prerogative.
  • 2014 - Principle Gallery, Charleston, SC - WOMEN PAINTING WOMEN
    international juried exhibition + 5th anniversary
  • 2014 - Denise Bilbro, NYC - Art from the Boros II
  • 2014 - Six Summits Gallery popup show - 30 Rooms, New York
  • 2014 - Salmagundi Masters, New York
  • 2014 - Salmagundi Annual Show, New York
  • 2014 - Salmagundi Spring Auction, New York
  • 2013 - Dacia Gallery Art Show at Times Square Arts Center
  • 2013 - Salmagundi Auction, New York
  • 2013 - Salmagundi ThumbBox Show, New York
  • 2013 - Salmagundi Annual Show, New York
  • 2013 - Alex Adam Gallery, Debut Portrait Project; Artists Painting Artists, Harlem, NY
  • 2013 - Dacia Gallery 3 year celebration Invitational, NYC
  • 2013 - Exhibition (European tour): Dacia Universal Art Project, Mazières-de-Touraine, France,
    Erfurt,
    Germany, Sibiu, Romania
  • 2013 - Fountain Art Show, Armory, (with Dacia Gallery ), NYC
  • 2013 - Farnsworth Gallery, Bordentown, NJ
  • 2012 - Dacia Gallery Holiday Invitational, NYC
  • 2012 - Art Students League Holiday show, NYC
  • 2012 - Alex Adam Gallery Print Show, Harlem, NY
  • 2012 - Gallery 1&9, Ridgefield, NJ
  • 2012 - WhiteBox Benefit, Honoring Ai Weiwei with the 1st Richard J. Massey Foundation/White Box Arts and Humanity Award
  • 2012 - Farnsworth Gallery, Bordentown, NJ
  • 2011 - Farnsworth Gallery, Bordentown, NJ
  • 2011 - Barebrush show, Rogue Gallery, Chelsea, NYC
  • 2010 - Small works, The Great Nude Show, Governors Island, NY
  • 2010 - Roger Smith Hotel, The Great Nude Show, NYC
  • 2010 - Artworks, Trenton NJ
  • 2010 - Rogue Gallery, Chelsea, NYC
  • 2010 - Farnsworth Gallery, Bordentown, NJ
  • 2009-10, Decade End Art Sale to Benefit White Box, White Box NYC
  • 2009 - Alex Adam Gallery, Harlem, NY
  • 2009 - Farnsworth Gallery, Bordentown, NJ
  • 2008 - Farnsworth Gallery, Bordentown, NJ
  • 2007 - Farnsworth Gallery, Bordentown, NJ
  • 2006 - Farnsworth Gallery, Bordentown, NJ
  • 2005 - Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland
  • 2003 - 2006, Lily Pad Gallery, Watch Hill, Rhode Island
  • 2003 - Present, Salmagundi Club, NY
  • 2003 - Buckingham Hotel, NYC
  • 2005 - Art Source Gallery, Raleigh-Durham, NC
  • 2001 - Christine's of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1999 - 2001 Michael Thompson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 1997 - Sweet Inspirations, San Francisco, CA
  • 1997 - California Supreme Court, San Francisco, CA
  • 1996 - Collectainia Gallery, NYC
  • 1996 - 1998 - Open Studio, San Francisco, CA
Publications
Some of the publications are also the (publicity page)

Collections
Trenton City Museum, Trenton, New Jersey
Buckingham Hotel (now Quin), NYC
Janet A. Cook’s paintings are held in many private and corporate collections throughout the US, Asia, Europe, and Israel.

Collectors' names on request
Teaching
  • 2015 - Southern Utah University, Workshops
  • 2010 - Present. Pastel Society of America, National Arts Club, NYC
  • 2014 - Workshop in France
  • 2013 - Workshop in France
    Click here for class information
Judging and Show jurying
  • 2016 - Judge and Jury (with Thomas Rutledge)
    Guild of Creative Art, Shrewsbury, NJ, 24th Annual Open Juried Show.
  • 2013 - present, Art Committee member, Salmagundi Club NYC
  • 2015 Judge and Jury, Belmar Arts Council Annual Show, NJ
  • 2014 - Judge, (with Liz Haywood Sullivan) Connecticut Pastel Society, 21st Annual National Exhibition
    Renaissance in Pastel"
  • 2011 & 2009 - Jury, Salmagundi Non-Members' Show
  • 2009 - Judge, Washington Square Outdoor Art Festival.
  • 2008 - Jury member, Connecticut Pastel Society,
    13th Annual National Exhibition Renaissance in Pastel.
Elected
  • Elected chair of the Salmagundi Club NYC, Nominating Committee for 2011-13
  • Elected member of the Salmagundi Art Committee, the Salmagundi Club 2013-2017
Education
  • 2003-2008, National Academy of Design, NYC " Three-year Certificate in painting (3000 hours) - studying primarily with Sharon Sprung and Mary Beth Mckenzie
  • 1999-2003, Art Students League, NY, studied with Ken McIndoe
  • 1994-1999 Independent study and workshops with Bob Gerbracht, PSA, Frank Federico, PSA, Wolf Kahn NA, Peter Cox NA, Robert Cottingham NA and Richard Pionk, San Francisco School of Art, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, University of Miami, FL
  • De Montfort University, Leicester, England UK
    BA Upper Class Honors Degree in History of Art and Design
Lectures and demos
  • 2016 Dacia Gallery, Artists Residency Program Lecture.
  • 2016 Art Students League, NYC, Workshop in pen and ink
  • 2015 Southern Utah University. UT. ART INSIGHTS Guest Lecturer, demonstrator and teacher
  • 2009 Florence Italy: Lecture and demo on the basics of plein air painting. Arranged by Sharon Sprung at SACI, Florence, Italy, and the Art Students League students
  • 2009 Salmagundi Club, NYC, Artist Roundtable -- "Painting Nocturnal Cityscapes in Oil". Demonstration on how to capture color and night lights in urban settings.
  • 2008 Connecticut Pastel Society "Painting Nocturnal Cityscapes in Pastel". Demonstration on how to capture color and night lights in urban settings with tempera & watercolor underpainting
Elected membership
  • 2013 Elected Member of the Allied Artists of America
  • 2011 Elected Member of the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club
  • 2010 Elected Artist Member of The American Artists Professional League
  • 2009 Elected Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America
  • 2007 Gold medal - Master IAPS Circle Artist
  • 2003 Elected Artist Member of the Salmagundi Club, NYC
  • 2002 Elected Signature member of the Connecticut Pastel Society
Selected Juried Shows and Awards

  • 2017 - Best Overall Pastel, in 7th Annual June/July PleinAir Salon Art Competition
  • 2017 - Second Prize (CPS Founders Award), Connecticut Pastel Society's annual Signature member Purely Pastel show, Lyme Academy, CT
  • 2017 - Finalist, 12th International Art Renewal Center Salon
  • 2017 - Prize winner, 84th Annual Hudson Valley Art Association Exhibit, NYC
  • 2017 - Finalist, Portrait Society of America Members show, 'Out side of the Box'
  • 2016 - Portrait Society of America, 11th year Members Only Competition, finalist 
  • 2016 - 17 Art Renewal Center, finalist in the Portraiture in the 12th International ARC Salon.
  • 2016 - Savior-Faire Award, 43rd Annual Pastel Society of America, NYC
  • 2016 - 83rd, Annual Hudson Valley Art Association Exhibit, NYC
  • 2016 - Maple and Main Gallery, CT, First Annual Juried Show
  • 2015 - Second Prize, Nautical Show, Salmagundi Club, NYC
  • 2015 - Gold Medal, Art Spirit Foundation Award in Pastel, Annual show, Salmagundi Club, NYC.
  • 2015 - Allied Artists of America, NYC
  • 2015 - 43rd Annual Pastel Society of America, NYC
  • 2014 - Honorable Mention, Portrait Society of America, Members Only Competition, Outside the Box
  • 2014 - Principle Gallery, Charleston, SC - Women Painting Women International Juried exhibition + 5th anniversary
  • 2014 - Denise Bilbro Gallery, NYC - Art from the Boros II competition.
  • 2014 - Award Winner, 42nd Annual Pastel Society of America, NYC,
  • 2012 - Gold Medal, Allied Artists of America, National Arts Club, NYC
  • 2012 - Best in show, Members' Show - Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Inc.
  • 2012 - Peoples Choice Award, Barebrush show, Rogue Gallery NYC
  • 2012 - CPS Honor Award, CPS members show, Meriden CT
  • 2011 - First Prize in Pastel, Teaching Studios 1st Annual Plein Air Competition, Koenig Center, Oyster Bay, NY
  • 2011 - First Prize, Salmagundi theme show, "Square Foot, Round Feet", NYC
  • 2011 - Peoples Choice Award, Barebrush show, Rogue Gallery, NYC
  • 2010 - Purchase prize Award, Pastel Society Of America Annual Show, National Arts Club, NYC
  • 2010 - Salter Award for Innovation, Connecticut Pastel Society, ‘Renaissance in Pastel", Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT
  • 2009 - Second Prize, Salmagundi Historical theme show, NYC
  • 2009 - Salmagundi Club, NYC, 400 hundred years of Dutch Settlement in NYC
  • 2008 - First Prize, Salmagundi theme show, "Square Foot, Round Feet", NYC
  • 2008 - Award of Merit, Salmagundi theme show, NYC
  • 2008 - First Prize, Figure Painting, The Lorraine Grace Prize,
    National Academy School of Fine Arts, National Academy Museum
  • 2006 - Silver Medal, (the Dianne B. Bernhard award) Allied Artists of America, National Arts Club, NYC
  • 2006 - Dianne B. Bernhard, Art Spirit Foundation, Connecticut Pastel Society, 13th Annual National Exhibition "Renaissance in Pastel", Slater Museum, Norwich, CT
  • 2005 - First Prize, Figure Composition, The William Auerbach Levy Prize,
    National Academy School of Fine Arts, National Academy Museum, Annual Juried show
  • 2003 - First prize, Salmagundi Club, NY. Non Members Show
  • 2003 - Finalist and Acquisition Award for The First New York Buckingham Hotel. Competition for the 'Expression of Music Though Art' for 'Red Ballet Red'
  • 2001 - First prize Winner of the International Association of Pastel Societies Convention Cover
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