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art educator

Edward Strong Cooke,, American art educator. Recipient Iris Foundation award Bard Graduate Center, 2000. Board directors Vernacular Architect Forum, 1994-1997, Chipstone Foundation, since 2002. Member Decorative Arts Society (chair Montgomery Prize award committee since 1991), Furniture Society (trustee since 1997), Cambridge Boat Club, Prouts Neck Yacht Club.

Background

Cooke,, Edward Strong was born on December 14, 1954 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Edward Strong and Barbara Murray Cooke.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1977. Master of Arts, University Delaware, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1983.

Career

Adjunct associate professor American studies Boston University, 1985-1992. Associate curator American decorative arts Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 1985-1992. Charles F. Montgomery professor American decorative arts Yale University, New Haven, since 1992.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: New American Furniture, 1989, Making Furniture in Pre-Industrial America, 1996 (Montgomery prize 1996). Co-author: Inspiring Reform: Boston's Arts and Crafts Movement, 1997, The Maker's Hand: American Studio Furniture, 1940-1990, 2003. Member editorial board American Furniture, since 1993.

Membership

Board directors Vernacular Architect Forum, 1994-1997, Chipstone Foundation, since 2002. Member Decorative Arts Society (chair Montgomery Prize award committee since 1991), Furniture Society (trustee since 1997), Cambridge Boat Club, Prouts Neck Yacht Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sculling, woodworking.

Connections

Married Carol Ridgely Warner, December 26, 1981. Children: Benjamin Warner, Rachel Allison.

father:
Edward Strong

mother:
Barbara Murray Cooke,

spouse:
Carol Ridgely Warner

children:
Benjamin Warner Cooke,

Rachel Allison Cooke,