Cook currently teaches at the Pastel Society of America. She taught workshops in France and at Southern Utah University. Educated at the Art Students League and the National Academy of Art and Design, she holds a BA Hons in History of Art from de Montford University, UK. She has garnered many awards for her work; Gold and Silver medals from Allied Artists of America and finalist at the Portrait Society of America and the ARC Salon. Cook is represented by Haven Gallery in Northport, NY and Dacia Gallery NYC where she has had three solo shows. Her work has been published in periodicals and is held in collections including the Trenton City Museum, NJ.