Chris Cook

Gold, Blue & Pink
Acrylic on canvas, 225 x 152 cm, 2018



Gold, Grey & Pink
Acrylic on canvas, 51 x 38 cm, 2018


Gold, White & Lilac
Acrylic on canvas, 51 x 38 cm, 2018



Lilac + Gold
Acrylic on canvas, 31 x 31 cm, 2018



Red & Grey
Acrylic on canvas, 31 x 31 cm, 2018



Born in Hong Kong, Chris moved to the UK in the 1990s and studied Fine Art at De Montfort University in Leicester followed by an MA in Fine Art at the Royal Academy of Art in London. Chris also acquired an MSc in translation at Imperial College London. She is currently based in Hong Kong.


2006 – 2008   Imperial College London, MSc in scientific translation (Merit)

1998 –2001     Royal Academy Schools of Art, London, UK, MA in Fine Art

1995 – 1998    De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, BA (Hons) Fine Art (1st Class)

Solo Exhibitions            

2017    ‘Journey to the East’ – C&G Artpartment, HK

2016    ‘Changes’ – Anita Chan Lai-ling Gallery, Fringe Club, HK

2003    ‘Tonic’  – Keith Talent Gallery, London, UK

2002    ‘Ten Days’ – Morley Gallery, London, UK

1998    ‘Recent Paintings’ – Stamford Arts Centre, Stamford, UK

1997    ‘Recent Paintings’ – Phoenix Arts Centre, Leicester, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions                     

2011    ‘Primitive Craftsmanship – Contemporary Sculpture’, C&G Art Garden, HK

‘Visual AIDS – Postcard from the Edge’, CRG Gallery, New York

2010    “West Kowloon Cultural ‘Revolution’ District”, C&G Artpartment, HK

‘Miniscule’ – Oblong Gallery, London

             ‘Barbican Arts Group Trust – Artworks Open 2010’, London

             Troubadour Gallery, London

2009    Euroart Open Studios’, London

2007    ‘Print 2007’, The Walk Gallery, London

2005    ‘Art News’ – Raid Project, Los Angeles, USA

2004    ‘Art News’ – Three Colts Gallery, London, UK

2004    ‘IceCreamYouScream’ – Herbal Hill Garden, London, UK

2004    ‘My Fair Lady’ – Two Art Gallery, Art Centre Hong Kong

2004    ‘Artmart’ – Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong

2003    ‘Bad Touch’ – Keith Talent Gallery, London, UK

– Rose Art Museum, Boston, USA

2003    ‘Art of Celebration’, Kingston Museum Art Gallery, London,  UK

2001    ‘ACAVA Open’, London, UK

2001    RA Schools Show, Royal Academy, London, UK

2000    Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

2000    Premium Show, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

2000    Print 2000, Morley Gallery, London, UK

1999    Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

1998    The City Gallery, Leicester, UK


2003    Shortlisted for Roostein Hopkins Foundation Travel Award

2002    Shortlisted for Cheltenham & Gloucester Painting Fellowship

2001    Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac Travel Award – RA Schools of Art

2000    Vincent Harris Award – RA Schools of Art

Artist & Gallery Talks

2016   AOC, Wanchai, Hong Kong

2010   Lingnan University, Hong Kong

2002    Chosen Annual Exhibition

Roostein Hopkins Foundation, London College of Fashion, UK


2015    ‘Chris Cook Artworks 1997-2014’, text by Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe

2005    ‘Meditated Spaces’ by Michael Freeman

2004    ‘Tonic’ at Keith Talent Gallery. Essay by Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe

1997    CHRIS COOK Recent paintings Colour Catalogue

Placements as Visiting Artist

2010    De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

2005    Hong Kong Art School, the Art Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong

2002    Loughborough College of Art & Design, Loughborough, UK

2001    De Montfort University, Leicester, UK


2010    Quality Education Fund Project – ‘Travel to Learn in the City’ Project with 1a Space, HK

2005    Hong Kong International Artists’ Workshop – Exchange in Arts Experiment in Community

2005    Arts with the Disabled Associates, Hong Kong