James A. Cook is currently Chair of the 3-D Division in the School of Art at the University of Arizona. He received his B.F.A. degree from the University of California at Berkeley and M.F.A. degree from the California College of the Arts.
His sculpture and video work have been extensively exhibited nationally and internationally, and he has participated in residencies, conferences, and symposia in the United States, Spain, India, Nepal, Japan, and Bulgaria. He has received numerous grants and fellowships, including the Fulbright Regional Research Fellowship to the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, the Freeman Foundation Fellowship to India and Nepal, the Asian Cultural Council Fellowship (Rockefeller Foundation) to Japan, and the Arizona Commission for the Arts.
- Resume (PDF, 26KB)
- "Artist Project Grant" News Release (PDF, 38KB)
- Personal Essay on Multi-Culturalism in Art
- Essay on Icons of Worship
- Statements on Thoughts and the PIVOT Installation