Contemporary Landscape Photography and the Black Female Figure
Bridget R. Cooks teaches in the Departments of African American Studies and Art History at the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses on African American art and culture, Black visual culture, museum criticism, film, feminist theory, and post-colonial theory. She has received a number of awards, grants, and fellowships for her work including the prestigious James A. Porter and David C. Driskell Book Award in African American Art History and the Henry Luce Dissertation Fellowship in American Art. Cooks has also curated several art exhibitions including The Art of Richard Mayhew (2009–2010) at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, Grafton Tyler Brown: Exploring California (2018) at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, and Ernie Barnes: A Retrospective (2019) at the California African American Museum.
Modern Art Colloquium
Ricker Art & Architecture Library