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Melissa Cooke | Minneapolis, MN
Melissa Cooke received her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Specializing in graphite on paper, her work investigates the relationship between photography, performance and drawing in portraiture. Cooke is represented by Koplin Del Rio in Los Angeles, California. Her drawings have been exhibited at venues nationwide, including the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, the Oceanside Museum of Contemporary Art, The Baker Museum, Yellowstone Art Museum, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, The Museum of Wisconsin Art, The National Arts Club, and numerous galleries and colleges. Cookeʼs drawings are in collections such as the Arkansas Art Center and the Howard Tullman Collection, and have been featured in New American Painting, Fine Art Connoisseur, Drawing Magazine, Hi-Fructose, and The Huffington Post.