|Mary Cooke, Clean, Consume, Digest, Dispose PVC, Acrylic Paint, Fabric, Embroidery, Grocery Bags 5' x 3' x 3'|
Clean, Consume, Digest, Dispose
Spartanburg County Public Libraries
151 South Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
January 10 - March 30, 2017
South Carolina based artist Mary Cooke began her education in fine art at Greenville Technical College. She received her Associates in Art Education as well as a Certificate in Fine art in 2011. From Greenville Tech Mary transferred to Converse College. She was awarded the Eula Sherman Scholarship, given to non-traditional students with high academic achievements. Mary was awarded the 2013-2014 Excellence in Studio art award and graduated with her Bachelors in Fine art in 2014.
Upon acceptance to Clemson University Mary was awarded a Graduate Alumni Fellowship, an institutional scholarship based on academic merit and completed her Masters in Fine Art degree in 2016 with an emphasis in Sculpture. She was invited to be a panelist at the 2016 SECAC conference in Roanoke, Virginia entitled Unearth: A Conversation between Natural and Cultural Landscape. She currently teaches Art History & Appreciation and 2D Design at Greenville Technical College as well as serving as the Exhibitions Coordinator for the Lee Gallery at Clemson University. Mary has exhibited her work in South Carolina and Georgia.
For more information about Mary and her work, please go to: http://www.maryecooke.com/
To learn more about Clemson University's Master of Fine Arts in Art program and to apply, http://www.clemson.edu/graduate/academics/program-details.html?m_id=Visual-Arts.