Janet A. Cook - Artist & teacher

Janet A. Cook - Artist & teacher Pastel Class Tuesday evening, 5.30pm-8.30pm at National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South
Please call the Pastel Society of America 212.533.6931
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JANET A. COOK, PSA., currently teaches classes at the Pastel Society of America, New York and Workshops at the Art Students League, NYC. Janet's work has been featured in the International Artist Magazine and was chosen as a finalist in the Pastel Journal top 100 artsist working in pastel, The Portrait Society of America, and the Art Renewal Center in 2016. Elected Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America
Gold medal - Master IAPS Circle artist
Elected Artist Member of the Salmagundi Club, New York

Her work has been shown widely, and is in the Permanent collection of the Trenton City Museum, NJ
She is represented by Dacia Gallery, New York and Haven Gallery, Northport, NY

JANET A. COOK, PSA., currently teaches classes at the Pastel Society of America, New York and Workshops at the Art Students League, NYC. Janet's work has been featured in the International Artist Magazine and was chosen as a finalist in the Pastel Journal top 100 artsist working in pastel, The Portrait Society of America, and the Art Renewal Center in 2016. Elected Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America
Gold medal - Master IAPS Circle artist
Elected Artist Member of the Salmagundi Club, New York

Her work has been shown widely, and is in the Permanent collection of the Trenton City Museum, NJ
She is represented by Dacia Gallery, New York and Haven Gallery, Northport, NY

Operating as usual

04/14/2021

A bit very scientific test. Trying out a new surface: mirror DiBond with Oil paint. In the top area I used an old technique of rubbing garlic over the surface to help with adhesion. Apparently Rembrandt used it on copper. Beneath this I painted Varsari’s Burnt Sienna directly on to surface with out and any prep. I will do a scratch test soon to test adhesion.

Happy woman’s day! Hopefully this year we will be facing a brighter future. Thanks to all the emergency care workers and...
03/08/2021

Happy woman’s day! Hopefully this year we will be facing a brighter future. Thanks to all the emergency care workers and to my fellow New Yorkers in being diligent in combating this 😷 pandemic.

#womansday #womansday2021
#artistinmasks #artistinmask#

A few scenes from Thursday and Friday in NYC, Long island city and on the QueensBoro bridge
03/06/2021

A few scenes from Thursday and Friday in NYC, Long island city and on the QueensBoro bridge

Diamond Spider will be on show in ‘Beautiful Things’ at the Stone Sparrow NYC gallery from Now to Sat April 10, 2021. Vi...
03/06/2021

Diamond Spider will be on show in ‘Beautiful Things’ at the Stone Sparrow NYC gallery from Now to Sat April 10, 2021. Visits are by appointment only, and may include up to 6 people.
Address: 45 Greenwich Ave, NY 10014
[email protected]
646 449 8004

Works either side of Diamond 🕷 are by Helice Wen and Joshua Lawyer 🙌

Opening Tonight!Dacia’s Annual Women Artists ExhibitionOn view: March 1-26, 2021Opening Reception: Thursday, March 4, 6:...
03/04/2021

Opening Tonight!
Dacia’s Annual Women Artists Exhibition
On view: March 1-26, 2021

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 4, 6:00-9:00pm

DACIA GALLERY HAS A NEW LOCATION IN THE EAST VILLAGE:
New Address: 621 E. 11th Street, NYC 10009. Face mask required.

Featured Artists
Paige Bradley, Lorena Frias, Leah Yerpe, Diana Corvelle, Erin Anderson, Janet Cook, Patricia Watwood and Shana Levenson. This exhibition embodies an eclectic mix of contemporary women artists that focus on painting, drawing, sculpture and mixed media.

Registration is now open for my portrait class at The Art Students League, NYC. Registration continues through the first...
02/28/2021

Registration is now open for my portrait class at The Art Students League, NYC. Registration continues through the first week of March. The class focus’ on Painting and Drawing from Life & Digital media and runs two afternoons (Tuesday & Wednesday 2-4pm) a week. This gives you plenty of time to paint the model and receive one-on-one critiques via Zoom.
To learn more & sign up, follow link in profile.
https://theartstudentsleague.org/class/ppainting-from-life-and-digital-media-portraiture-online/

Please register with your League’s online Registration Account and thank you!

Questions: please email [email protected] or DM me
or call 646-876-5128
or (212) 247-4510

Class Details:
Painting from Life & Digital Media: Portraiture
January 5-27
Class runs from 2AM – 4PM Tuesday with instruction, and Wednesday 2AM-4PM without instruction.

Course Number: #9043

Monthly Cost: $160

Class Description
This class offers an opportunity to paint from life while embracing the technology that makes it possible. Zoom, video, photos, email and text enable us to continue to work together but in a virtual space. Ultimately, the class pushes the boundaries of what’s possible while still honoring the tradition of working from life.

Image: Alexandra, 48x36 inches, oil on panel, sold

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#contemporarypainting #vasaripaints #rosemarybrushes #figurativepainting
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#womensart

02/27/2021

Diamond spider will be on show at the Stone Sparrow galley NYC from Wednesday March 3, at 5.30 pm to Sat April 10, 2021. Visits are by appointment only, and may include up to 6 people. I regret I can not attend 😢opening.
Address: 45 Greenwich Ave, NY 10014
[email protected]
646 449 8004

02/27/2021

Diamond spider will be on show at the Stone Sparrow galley from Wednesday March 3 at 5.30 pm to Sat April 10, 2021. Visits are by appointment only, and may include 6 people.
Visit StoneSparrow.com

Pose by @ModelCannabal, pen and ink by me
02/23/2021

Pose by @ModelCannabal, pen and ink by me

A sad looking Maria
02/22/2021

A sad looking Maria

Sketch of @ModelCannabal from Friday’s sketch session at NYAA
02/13/2021

Sketch of @ModelCannabal from Friday’s sketch session at NYAA

Photos from Janet A. Cook - Artist & teacher's post
02/08/2021

Photos from Janet A. Cook - Artist & teacher's post

Tuesday, 2nd will be February’s first day of my class at The Art Students League, NYC. Registration  is open and continu...
01/31/2021

Tuesday, 2nd will be February’s first day of my class at The Art Students League, NYC. Registration is open and continues through the first week of February . The class focus’ on Painting and Drawing from Life & Digital media and runs two afternoons (Tuesday & Wednesday 2-4pm) a week. This gives you plenty of time to paint the model and receive one-on-one critiques via Zoom.
To learn more & sign up, follow link in profile.
https://theartstudentsleague.org/class/ppainting-from-life-and-digital-media-portraiture-online/

Please register with your League’s online Registration Account and thank you!

Questions: please email [email protected]
or call 646-876-5128
or (212) 247-4510

Class Details:
Painting from Life & Digital Media: Portraiture
January 5-27
Class runs from 2AM – 4PM Tuesday with instruction, and Wednesday 2AM-4PM without instruction.

Course Number: #9043

Monthly Cost: $160

Class Description
This class offers an opportunity to paint from life while embracing the technology that makes it possible. Zoom, video, photos, email and text enable us to continue to work together but in a virtual space. Ultimately, the class pushes the boundaries of what’s possible while still honoring the tradition of working from life.

Image: Alexandra, 48x36 inches, oil on panel

#teachingonline #zoomclasses #oilpaintingonpanel #artstudentsleague
#contemporarypainting #vasaripaints #rosemarybrushes #figurativepainting
#creativeuprising #figurativeart #contemporaryartist #artnow #artcritic #contemporaryartcollector #artmoderne #bluereview #artsy #artnet #huffpostarts #timeoutnewyork #huffpostarts #creativeuprising #contemporaryfigurativeart #contemporary_art
#womensart

K2, Pastel on paper, 19x12Created with as few strokes as possible. Inspired by the minimal strokes of Tony Alain.
12/29/2020

K2, Pastel on paper, 19x12
Created with as few strokes as possible. Inspired by the minimal strokes of Tony Alain.

Winter vacation 365 days ago in sunny Florida, an opportunity to paint and draw beaches rather snow ⛄️
12/28/2020

Winter vacation 365 days ago in sunny Florida, an opportunity to paint and draw beaches rather snow ⛄️

Looking into the future, 6x6, oil on panel is now on display at Dacia Gallery’s holiday group show, 53 Stanton St, NYC. ...
12/21/2020

Looking into the future, 6x6, oil on panel is now on display at Dacia Gallery’s holiday group show, 53 Stanton St, NYC. Call ahead for opening times (917) 727-9383
Thanks to Abbie for posing

Tuesday January 5 will be my first class of 2021. Registration opens this week and continues through to the first week o...
12/21/2020

Tuesday January 5 will be my first class of 2021. Registration opens this week and continues through to the first week of January at the Art Students League, NYC. The class focus’ on Painting and Drawing from Life & Digital media and runs two afternoons (2-4pm) a week. This gives you plenty of time to paint the model and receive one-on-one critiques via Zoom.
To learn more & sign up, follow link in profile.
https://theartstudentsleague.org/class/ppainting-from-life-and-digital-media-portraiture-online/

Please register with your League’s online Registration Account and thank you!

Questions: please email [email protected]
or call 646-876-5128
or (212) 247-4510

Class Details:
Painting from Life & Digital Media: Portraiture
January 5-27
Class runs from 2AM – 4PM Tuesday with instruction, and Wednesday 2AM-4PM without instruction.

Course Number: #9043

Monthly Cost: $160

Class Description
This class offers an opportunity to paint from life while embracing the technology that makes it possible. Zoom, video, photos, email and text enable us to continue to work together but in a virtual space. Ultimately, the class pushes the boundaries of what’s possible while still honoring the tradition of working from life.

Image: Arboreal, 20x16, oil on panel

#teachingonline #zoomclasses #oilpaintingonpanel #artstudentsleague
#contemporarypainting #vasaripaints #rosemarybrushes #figurativepainting
#creativeuprising #figurativeart #contemporaryartist #artnow #artcritic #contemporaryartcollector #artmoderne #bluereview #artsy #artnet #huffpostarts #timeoutnewyork #huffpostarts #creativeuprising #contemporaryfigurativeart #contemporary_art
#womensart

Gabriella in front of my painting ‘A tangent of opposites’ looking a lot happier than in my painting. 60x40 inches, oil ...
12/21/2020

Gabriella in front of my painting ‘A tangent of opposites’ looking a lot happier than in my painting. 60x40 inches, oil on two panels

K, Pastel on paper, 19x12Created with as few strokes as possible
12/13/2020

K, Pastel on paper, 19x12
Created with as few strokes as possible

Thinking of warmer, covid free times. Pigma Micron Pen,  Ink on paper w watercolor wash
12/04/2020

Thinking of warmer, covid free times.
Pigma Micron Pen, Ink on paper w watercolor wash

Registration is now open for Painting and Drawing from Life & Digital media through December 7th at the Art Students Lea...
12/02/2020

Registration is now open for Painting and Drawing from Life & Digital media through December 7th at the Art Students League. The focus of the class is portrait Painting and Drawing and runs three mornings a week, for three hours which gives you plenty of time to paint the model and receive one-on-one critiques via Zoom.
Class starts Monday December 3rd at 10AM, and finishes December 31st. If you would like to join the class, there is still time to sign up. To learn more, please follow link in profile.
https://theartstudentsleague.org/class/ppainting-from-life-and-digital-media-portraiture-online/

And register with your League’s online Registration Account and thank you!

Questions, please email [email protected] or call 646-876-5128 or (212) 247-4510

Class Details:
Course Number: #9043
Painting from Life & Digital Media: Portraiture Nov 1 - 30, 2020.
Class runs from 10AM – 1PM Monday and Thursday with instruction, and Friday 10AM-1PM without instruction.

Monthly Cost: $199

Class Description
This class offers an opportunity to paint from life while embracing the technology that makes it possible. Zoom, video, photos, email and text enable us to continue to work together but in a virtual space. Ultimately our class pushes the boundaries of what’s possible, while still honoring the tradition of working from life.

Image: After Tiepolo, oil on panel

#teachingonline #zoomclasses #tiepolo #oilpaintingonpanel #artstudentsleague
#contemporarypainting #vasaripaints #rosemarybrushes #figurativepainting
#creativeuprising #figurativeart #contemporaryartist #artnow #artcritic #contemporaryartcollector #artmoderne #bluereview #artsy #artnet #huffpostarts #timeoutnewyork #huffpostarts #creativeuprising #contemporaryfigurativeart #contemporary_art
#womenartistsasl

December’s Registration is now open and continues through December 7th at the Art Students League. The focus of the clas...
12/01/2020

December’s Registration is now open and continues through December 7th at the Art Students League. The focus of the class is portrait Painting and Drawing from Life & Digital media and runs three mornings a week, for three hours. This gives you plenty of time to paint the model and receive one-on-one critiques via Zoom.
Class starts Monday December 3rd at 10AM, If you would like to join the class, there is still time to sign up. To learn more & sign up, follow link in profile.
https://theartstudentsleague.org/class/ppainting-from-life-and-digital-media-portraiture-online/

Please register with your League’s online Registration Account and thank you!

Questions, please email [email protected] or call 646-876-5128 or (212) 247-4510

Class Details:
Painting from Life & Digital Media: Portraiture Nov 1 - 30, 2020.
Class runs from 10AM – 1PM Monday and Thursday with instruction, and Friday 10AM-1PM without instruction. Please note the times on the ASL page maybe incorrect.

Course Number: #9043

Monthly Cost: $199

Class Description
This class offers an opportunity to paint from life while embracing the technology that makes it possible. Zoom, video, photos, email and text enable us to continue to work together but in a virtual space. Ultimately our class pushes the boundaries of what’s possible, while still honoring the tradition of working from life.

Image: Lady Macbeth (detail), oil on panel

#teachingonline #zoomclasses #oilpaintingonpanel #artstudentsleague
#contemporarypainting #vasaripaints #rosemarybrushes #figurativepainting
#creativeuprising #figurativeart #contemporaryartist #artnow #artcritic #contemporaryartcollector #artmoderne #bluereview #artsy #artnet #huffpostarts #timeoutnewyork #huffpostarts #creativeuprising #contemporaryfigurativeart #contemporary_art
#womenartistsasl

December’s Registration is now open and continues through to the first week of December at Art Students League. The clas...
11/28/2020

December’s Registration is now open and continues through to the first week of December at Art Students League. The class focus’ on Painting and Drawing from Life & Digital media and runs three mornings a week, for three hours. This gives you plenty of time to paint the model and receive one-on-one critiques via Zoom.
Class starts Monday December 3rd at 10AM, If you would like to join the class, there is still time to sign up. To learn more & sign up, follow link in profile.
https://theartstudentsleague.org/class/ppainting-from-life-and-digital-media-portraiture-online/

Please register with your League’s online Registration Account and thank you!

Questions, please email [email protected] or call 646-876-5128 or (212) 247-4510

Class Details:
Painting from Life & Digital Media: Portraiture Nov 1 - 30, 2020.
Class runs from 10AM – 1PM Monday and Thursday with instruction, and Friday 10AM-1PM without instruction. Please note the times on the ASL page maybe incorrect.

Course Number: #9043

Monthly Cost: $199

Class Description
This class offers an opportunity to paint from life while embracing the technology that makes it possible. Zoom, video, photos, email and text enable us to continue to work together but in a virtual space. Ultimately our class pushes the boundaries of what’s possible, while still honoring the tradition of working from life.

Image: (detail) Bending over backwards, oil on panel

#teachingonline #zoomclasses #oilpaintingonpanel #artstudentsleague
#contemporarypainting #vasaripaints #rosemarybrushes #figurativepainting
#creativeuprising #figurativeart #contemporaryartist #artnow #artcritic #contemporaryartcollector #artmoderne #bluereview #artsy #artnet #huffpostarts #timeoutnewyork #huffpostarts #creativeuprising #contemporaryfigurativeart #contemporary_art
#womenartistsasl

Before I painted the figure, I painted like this for a little while. San Francisco, oil in canvas 48x36
11/06/2020

Before I painted the figure, I painted like this for a little while. San Francisco, oil in canvas 48x36

Rolling, Karen and Jason.Oil on panel, 48x48This painting was created just as I was giving up taking classes after a num...
10/28/2020

Rolling, Karen and Jason.
Oil on panel, 48x48
This painting was created just as I was giving up taking classes after a number of years. Rolling into the future

Christophe, model extraordinaire, sadly no longer with us. I only had the opportunity to draw him twice. Thank you Gabri...
10/27/2020

Christophe, model extraordinaire, sadly no longer with us. I only had the opportunity to draw him twice. Thank you Gabriella for organizing.

10/25/2020

November Art Students League Class coming up. My class focuses on Painting and Drawing from Life & Digital media. It runs three mornings a week, for three hours to give you plenty of time to paint the model and receive one-on-one critiques via Zoom.
Class starts Monday November 2nd at 10AM, If you would like to join the class, there is still time to sign up, but please do it before the end of November 6th. To learn more & sign up, follow link in profile.
https://theartstudentsleague.org/class/ppainting-from-life-and-digital-media-portraiture-online/

Please register with your League’s online Registration Account and thank you!

Questions, please email [email protected] or call 646-876-5128 or (212) 247-4510

Class Details:
Painting from Life & Digital Media: Portraiture Nov 1 - 30, 2020.
Class runs from 10AM – 1PM Monday and Thursday with instruction, and Friday 10AM-1PM without instruction. Please note the times on the ASL page are incorrect.

Course Number: #9043

Monthly Cost: $199

Class Description
This class offers an opportunity to paint from life while embracing the technology that makes it possible. Zoom, video, photos, email and text enable us to continue to work together but in a virtual space. Ultimately our class pushes the boundaries of what’s possible, while still honoring the tradition of working from life.

Images: Varnishing Phaton’s fall

#teachingonline #zoomclasses #oilpaintingonpanel #artstudentsleague
#contemporarypainting #vasaripaints #rosemarybrushes #figurativepainting
#creativeuprising #figurativeart #contemporaryartist #artnow #artcritic #contemporaryartcollector #artmoderne #bluereview #artsy #artnet #huffpostarts #timeoutnewyork #huffpostarts #creativeuprising #contemporaryfigurativeart #contemporary_art
#womenartistsasl

Liz and Kuan in same pose top in Pastel, lower in oil ‘Thank You both'. Also, Thank You to all those that have  signed u...
10/23/2020

Liz and Kuan in same pose top in Pastel, lower in oil ‘Thank You both'. Also, Thank You to all those that have signed up for my November Art Students League Class. The class focuses on Painting and drawing from Life & Digital media. It runs three mornings a week, for three hours to give you plenty of time to paint the model and receive one-on-one critiques via Zoom.
Class starts Monday November 2nd at 10AM, If you would like to join the class, there is still time to sign up, but please do it before the end of November 6th. To learn more & sign up, follow link in profile.
https://theartstudentsleague.org/class/ppainting-from-life-and-digital-media-portraiture-online/

Please register with your League’s online Registration Account and thank you!

Questions, please email [email protected] or call 646-876-5128 or (212) 247-4510

Class Details:
Painting from Life & Digital Media: Portraiture Nov 1 - 30, 2020.
Class runs from 10AM – 1PM Monday and Thursday with instruction, and Friday 10AM-1PM without instruction. Please note the times on the ASL page are incorrect.

Course Number: #9043

Monthly Cost: $199

Class Description
This class offers an opportunity to paint from life while embracing the technology that makes it possible. Zoom, video, photos, email and text enable us to continue to work together but in a virtual space. Ultimately our class pushes the boundaries of what’s possible, while still honoring the tradition of working from life.

#teachingonline #zoomclasses #oilpaintingonpanel #artstudentsleague
#contemporarypainting #vasaripaints #rosemarybrushes #figurativepainting
#creativeuprising #figurativeart #contemporaryartist #artnow #artcritic #contemporaryartcollector #artmoderne #bluereview #artsy #artnet #huffpostarts #timeoutnewyork #huffpostarts #creativeuprising #contemporaryfigurativeart #contemporary_art
#womenartistsasl

Address

Pastel Society Of America,15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY
10003-1796

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(212) 533-6931

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website: janetacook.com �

Represented by Dacia Gallery, New York City, NY since 2012, Cook has shown her work in numerous exhibits and has had three solo shows. She has also shown at Six Summits gallery, CT The Alexander Adam Gallery, NYC., and at the Haven Gallery, NY. In 2014 she exhibited her work at the United Nations, NYC, The Denise Bibro Gallery, NYC – and in Southern Carolina where she participated in the 'Women Painting Women' exhibition at the Principle Gallery in Charleston. In 2013 she participated in the Fountain Art Show, at the Armory, NY, and had her work shown in France, Germany, and Romania as part of Dacia Universal Art Project. Museum shows include a four-person invitational at the Trenton City Museum, NJ., Canton Museum, Ohio, Mattatuck Museum Ct, National Academy Museum, NY., Hudson River Museum, NY., and the Maritiem Muzeeum of Vlissingen, Netherlands.

Cook's work has been featured in the New York Times weekend section and reviewed in the Times of Trenton, NJ, Huffington Post, Fine Art Connoisseur, The Brooklyn Rail, NYArtbeat.com events section, Artdaily.org, The Epoch Times, The American Art Collector, American Artist Magazine, the Gallery and Studio Magazine, TheGreatNude.tv (which also made a YouTube video of her 2014 solo show at Dacia Gallery), Fine Art Connoisseur, NBC's 'Dateline' program, the 'Da Vinci Code', The Pastel Journal, Drawing Magazine and has written three articles for the International Artist Magazine. Her figures and portraits have appeared on the front cover of Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, the Art Students League Lines Magazine, and in Poets and Artists Magazine.

Over the years she has received many awards for excellence, including: 2016 Outside the Box Finalist and an Honorable mention from the Portrait Society of America members show. She was a Finalist in the 12th International Art Renewal Center Salon (ARC), and has won Gold and Silver medals from the Allied Artists of America, a Master Circle Medal award from The International Association of Pastel Societies, and Best in Show from the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club. Cook is also an elected member of the Salmagundi Club where she serves as a member of the Arts Committee, Pastel Society of America, The Allied Artists of America, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club and America Artists Professional League.


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