born 1980, Dallas, TX

lives and works in Los Angeles, CA




2007    MFA, Art Center College of Design

2002    BFA, University of Texas at Austin






Heather Cook & Nathan Hylden, Volker Bradtke, Düsseldorf, Germany

David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA




Heather Cook, Ten Til Ten, Glasgow, Scotland




Filling Subtraction, Light & Wire, Los Angeles, CA




UN | FOLDING, MFA Thesis Show, Art Center College of Design Pasadena, CA




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Parallel City, curated by Erik Frydenborg and Nick Kramer, Ms Barbers, Los Angeles, CA



Crunchy, curated by Gregory Linn and Clayton Press, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, New York

Group Show: Painting The Sky Blue, Lundgren Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

The Form is the Fiber, curated by John Knuth, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, California

Warp and weft, chain and stitch and pearl: Textiles in the Ahmanson Collection, Fieldstead Company, Irvine, CA




BASH An Exhibition in Two Parts, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY

Vertiges de la Peinture, Maison des Arts, Ville de Grand Quevilly, Grand Quevilly, France




Crossing Mirrors, Rosenblum Collection & Friends, Paris, France

Good Time Owl City, Sam Francis Gallery, Crossroads School, Santa Monica, CA

*Into the surface, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy




*American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

No Color In Your Cheeks Unless The Wind Lashes Your Face, curated by Timothée Chaillou, itsourplayground.com

*ESLOV WIDE SHUT, curated by Stefan Lundgren, organized by Eslövs Kommun and Mallorca Landings, Blomsterberg's Warehouse, Eslöv, Sweden

Gruppenausstellung 2, Max Hans Daniel Gallery, Berlin, Germany




*How Soon Now, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

Heather Cook, Alex Olson, R.H. Quaytman, Ry Rocklen, Gedi Sibony, Rental, New York, NY

Mostly Sculpture Show, curated by Alice Clements, Sea and Space

Explorations, Los Angeles, CA

Kathryn Andrews, Heather Cook, Lisa Williamson, Lesley Vance, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

David Adamo, Heather Cook, Brendan Fowler, Rashid Johnson, Phil Wagner, UNTITLED, New York, NY




Ulli und Lucrecia’s Lustige Gruppenausstellung Mit Party, Five Thirty Three Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Abstract Abstract, Foxy Production, New York, NY

LACE Benefit Art Auction, curated by Catherine Taft, LACE, Los Angeles, CA

1999 The Ten Year Anniversary Show, China Art Objects at Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

Maximum Art n Art, 380, Los Angeles, CA

BOOFTHLE BOOTH, Pauline Gallery, Los Angeles, CA




Samedi/Samedi, Galerie Art:Concept, Paris, France

Group Show with Andre Butzer, Los Angeles, CA

The Soft Underbelly of Recognition, curated by Sarah Lehrer-Gralwer, Little Tree Gallery, San Francisco, CA




No Jerks, Trudi Gallery at Rental, New York, NY

Where was I?  Bag of Pockets: The art of semi-autonomy, curated by Joshua Nathanson, Pauline Gallery, Los Angeles, CA



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Piepenbring, Dan, “Crunchy Systems,” TheParisReview.org, January 22, 2015




“Merrill Lynch + MOCA,” Los Angeles Confidential, Invited, Issue 6, October 2013, p. 42

“Nasher Sculpture Center presents 360: Artists, Critics, Curators – Heather Cook,” CultureMap Dallas, March 9, 2013




“‘Into the Surface’ at Brand New Gallery, Milan,” MousseMagazine.it, February 6, 2012




*American Exuberance. Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2011

*ESLOV WIDE SHUT, edited by Pärnilla and Stefan Lundgren, text by Liv Stoltz. Malmö: Eslövs Kommun and Mallorca Landings, 2011

Shaw, Michael, “Heather Cook,” Art Scene, June 2011

Felix-Meyer, Charmaine, “First Impressions,” ARTslant.com, May 31, 2011

Kunitz, Daniel, Paul Sietsema and the Trompe L'Oeil Avant Garde, Artinfo.com/ModernPainters.com, May 16, 2011

Indrisek, Scott, “Art of Bleach,” Modern Painters, May 2011, p. 17




*How Soon Now, edited by Juan Roselione-Valadex. Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2010

“East Side Story,” ArtForum.com, September 17, 2010

Miles, Christopher, “Art Around Town: Kathryn Andrews, Heather Cook, Lesley Vance, Lisa Williamson at David Kordanksy Gallery,” LA Weekly, February 19-25, 2010, p. 35




Smith, Roberta, “Art in Review: Abstract Abstract,” The New York Times, October 2, 2009, p. C30

Holte, Michael Ned, “Boofthle Booth-Booth: Deux Doox – The Hollywood Biennale,” ArtForum, April 2009, p. 196-197




Holte, Michael Ned, “On the Ground: Los Angeles,” ArtForum, December 2007, p. 287-291