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Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012

Cook, Lia, 1942-

Painter, Fiber artist

Collection Information

Size: 5.9 linear feet

Summary: The papers of fiber artist and painter Lia Cook (1942- ) measure 5.9 linear feet and date from 1968 to 2012. Cook's career and exhibition activities are documented through biographical material, correspondence, professional files, gallery and exhibition files, printed material, photographs, and artwork. The bulk of Cook's papers consist of gallery and exhibition files describing her active participation in exhibiting her works throughout the United States and around the world, and her affiliation with the Allrich Galleries, B.Z. Wagman Gallery, and Fiberworks--Center for the Textile Arts. Professional files contain material relating to conferences and symposiums, written articles, and the sourcing of jacquard looms and other equipment.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lia Cook (1942- ) is a fiber artist and painter in Berkeley, California. She is noted for her use of an electronic jacquard loom.


The Lia Cook papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Lia Cook in 2016.